Promotion of adherence to home-mechanical ventilation by Telemonitoring technology: a pilot study

Conclusions: The early activation of troubleshooting by the use of Telemonitoring technology could enhance the compliance of long-term therapy acceptance in Home Respiratory Therapies.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: M-health/e-health Source Type: research

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by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. A regular flurry of articles demonstrate the high cost that health care providers pay for their work during the time of COVID: Health care workers are being infected with COVID after caring for patients. In New York City, the current epicenter, doctors are being “redeployed” meaning assigned to work in areas outside of their specialty doing procedures they may not have done since med school or may never have done. Some of the most dangerous specialties right now are pulmonology, respiratory therapy, and anesthesia where you basically are getting close to people’s mouths while perfo...
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ABM Respiratory Care, a company with offices in USA, Singapore, and India, announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its BiWaze Cough System, a device for removing secretions in patients who are unable to cough or clear secretions...
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Ventilators are used by patients who lose lung function due to complications from a variety of diseases such as spinal cord injuries, COPD, stroke, pneumonia, and ALS. In addition to dealing with a debilitating situation, patients tend to be hooked t...
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CONCLUSION: High-performing long-term acute care hospitals employ several organizational practices that may be helpful in improving care for patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation. PMID: 32023081 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Respiratory Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Respir Crit Care Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: International education has a large overall positive impact on students' life experience and development. The study findings support the value of promoting international education in RT programs due to its role in advancing students' development and the internationalization of RT education. PMID: 32019851 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Respiratory Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Respir Care Source Type: research
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has appointed Paige Laughlin as its new chief operating officer.   Before joining Bayonet Point, Laughlin worked as the VP of operations, ethics and compliance for Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. In that role, she provided administrative leadership over hospital services including imaging, laboratory, respiratory therapy, food and nutrition, and transport servic es. She was also responsible for the growth and development of the critical care transport team and…
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Respiratory therapy is a growing career. Find out where respiratory therapists earn the most money and where they earn the least.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Condition:   Pulmonary Hypertension Intervention:   Other: Exercise and respiratory therapy Sponsor:   Heidelberg University Recruiting
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Pittsburgh-based MedCare Equipment Co., a home medical equipment and respiratory therapy services company, will be expanding with an acquisition Jan. 1. MedCare will be purchasing the assets of the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy units of Somerset Med Services. The combined company will have revenue of about $156 million with operations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. MedCare has partnerships with Excela Health, C onemaugh Health System, Heritage Valley Health System,…
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