Hygiene, holistic management has become an important
component of a com-prehensive health care, infectious
disease prevention and resolution. MRSA spread of record
in 2008 and it still caused a nation-wide problem is a
serious threat to Finnish health care. In Finland,
hospital infections annually cause an estimated 1 500
deaths and the management of 195-492 million euros in
addi-tional costs. One infection per case treatment cost
increase is in the United States and Great Britain, 9 400
EUR 3 700 EUR. In Finland, only the surgical wound
infections in operating expenses for the years 1988-1990
was 200 million euros. (Finnish Medical Journal
18-19/2008 vsk 63). Previous estimates of nosocomial
infections caused by the additional costs at the European
level are the tens of billions of euros annually.
Prevention of hospital infections is estimated to be
economically profitable one preventive health-care
Better economic and therapeutic outcome in the health
sector is needed to reach new solutions that improve
productivity and develop financial and human resources.
This requires technology to large-scale systemic
innovation, ie, a completely new types of approaches that
affect the sector deeper practices of all actors.
Demanding high-care hospital hygiene measures designed to
ensure medical personnel are healthy and safe working
conditions and promote the pa-tient's healing process.
|Conference||41st R3-Nordic Symposium|
|Period||25/05/10 → 26/05/10|