Adopting the concept from the business world, many healthcare providers are leaning towards design thinking application in their practices. This involves a multidisciplinary team contributing new ideas to improve patient management and better manoeuvre around the workspace.


Drop Out Club (DOC) has offered over 37,000 healthcare professionals from numerous countries a solution after having left their conventional careers. A representative from the organisation itself, Heather Clisby, shares a little about DOC’s background and what’s in the pipeline for the organisation with MIMS in this exclusive two-part interview.


A study that pored over 3 million birth data in California has revealed an interesting correlation between sleep disorders and premature births. Conclusively, mothers who had less than 40 winks would most likely give birth to babies at less than 40 weeks of gestation.


Drop Out Club (DOC) has offered over 37,000 healthcare professionals from numerous countries a solution after having left their conventional careers. A representative from the organisation itself, Heather Clisby, shares a little about DOC’s background and what’s in the pipeline for the organisation with MIMS in this exclusive two-part interview.


French obstetrician, Frederick Leboyer spent his life advocating babies’ rights during childbirth. He believed that in the heat of the labour room, the babies’ needs have been overlooked. Introducing a method initially criticised by doctors, labour rooms around the world have since changed for the better.


As the burden of healthcare increases for future generations of doctors, while the conventional model of lecturing and passive learning fosters disengagement and frustration – many medical schools are leaning towards a greater focus on student-centric learning strategies.


With the advancement of technology, more bizarre health trends from all around the world are coming to light as the year goes by.


As nurses make up the largest proportion of care providers, they are most likely to make medication errors. They are potentially responsible for committing medication errors as high as 50 – 80% prior to reaching the patient.


The sterility of stethoscopes is an important aspect of clinical practice that is routinely overlooked by medical professionals. A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control further illuminates the abysmal rates of stethoscope hygiene that were carried out during a four-week pilot project.


Nursing is a noble and rewarding job. However, it also brings hassles as nurses have to deal with physical demanding tasks on a daily basis. Here, we look at some of the best tips for juggling parenting and a nursing career.


For nurses dealing with a resuscitation event for the first time, the nervousness may lead to an inability to think rationally. Whenever the opportunity arises, senior nurses and medical emergency teams (MET) should encourage graduate nurses to be involved in the process.
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