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BD launches new patient safety program for hospitals in Asia
Developed in partnership with the Joint Commission International for Patient Safety

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a global medical technology company, has launched a new patient safety program for hospitals, called Preventing Risks of Infections and Medication Errors in IV Therapy (PRIME).

PRIME is developed by Joint Commission International for Patient Safety, with sponsorship by BD, to address the top two challenges in a hospital setting - infection prevention and medication safety.

A unique programmatic approach towards patient safety will be implemented over a six-month duration, composed of goal-setting, constant progress review, tele-consultations with experts and scientific updates through webinars. Hospitals will be certified upon successful completion of the program.

PRIME is officially launched in the following countries: South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and India. To date, 21 leading hospitals have signed up for the program.

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APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
August:
Digitalization vs Digitization — Exploring Emerging Trends in Healthcare
September:
Healthy Ageing — How Science is chipping in
October:
Disruptive Urban Farming — Microbes, Plasmids, and Recycling
November:
Evaluating cost effectiveness of genomic profiling
December:
Precision Medicine for Brain Tumours
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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