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Encare has raised SEK 26 million to accelerate global expansion

The new capital will accelerate our international growth and further develop the web-based SaaS-solution that contributes to improving surgical outcomes.
"We are happy to note the great interest in Encare, despite the difficult market situation. This capital injection makes it possible to continue expanding our business and develop our SaaS- solution that helps healthcare providers reduce suffering and costs associated with surgery," says Sören Johansson, chairman of the board of Encare.

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

Professor Olle Ljungqvist receives the international ISS/SIC Prize 2022 from the Société Internationale de Chirurgie

We are happy to announce that the former Chairman of the ERAS® Society, Professor Olle Ljungqvist, has been awarded the prestigious international ISS/SIC Prize 2022 from the Société Internationale de Chirurgie. The prize is awarded to the surgeon who’s published work has made most notable and useful contribution to Surgical Science.

By |August 22nd, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

ERAS®: How to comprehensively prepare a patient for surgery – how it is done in Uruguay

Two Uruguayan health institutions apply a perioperative care model that guarantees fewer days of hospitalization and less postoperative pain, among other benefits.

By |July 7th, 2022|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – ICESP – INSTITUTO DO CÂNCER DO ESTADO DE SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

The Colorectal Team of ICESP - Instituto do Câncer do Estado de São Paulo. Octávio Frias De Oliveira initially started their ERAS® Implementation Program in November of 2019. Throughout the pandemic and its challenges they have mastered and were ERAS® Qualified on June 20, 2022. They were trained by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of ERAS®  Center of Excellence, University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HELIOS BERLIN BUCH, GERMANY

The Colorectal team from Helios Berlin Buch, Germany became ERAS® Qualified on 13 June, 2022 after a lot of hard work and dediction from the team.The ERAS® Clinical Expert, Dr Björn Wellge and Dr Annika Schaffrin and ERAS® Coach Freya Brodersen from the ERAS® Center of Excellence, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf have supported them throughout the ERAS® implementation. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

Kongress med fokus på den kirurgiska vårdskulden efter coronapandemin

På ERAS® World Congress i Madrid, den internationella mötesplatsen för kirurgivård, står vårdköerna efter pandemin i fokus. Genom att följa ERAS® evidensbaserade riktlinjer för hela vårdförloppet kapar sjukhusen både tid och kostnader och minskar vårdskulden. Encare står redo att öka utrullningen av sitt IT-stöd för att hjälpa sjukhus världen över att implementera riktlinjerna.

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – OSPEDALE SACRO CUORE DON CALABRIA, NEGRAR, ITALY

The Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria in Negrar, Italy recently completed their ERAS® Implementation Program within Colorectal and Bariatric Surgery. They have, despite the challenges during the pandemic, been able to implement and improve their perioperative processes and show tremendous results to now become an ERAS® Qualified Center. They were trained by Dr Guido Liddo, Dr Stéphane Ilunga and ERAS® Coach Agathe Gennin of the ERAS® Center of Excellence Valenciennes Hospital, France. We wish them continued success in sustaining their ERAS® work and improve care for their patients!

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HELIOS DR. HORST SCHMIDT KLINIKEN WIESBADEN, GERMANY

Further, the Colorectal team from Helios Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken Wiesbaden, Germany completed their ERAS® Implementation Program and became ERAS® Qualified at the end of May, 2022. Showing outstanding results after slightly over a year, trained by the newly appointed ERAS® Center of Excellence Helios Kliniken Schwerin lead by Prof Joerg Peter Ritz and Dr Franziska Koch.

By |May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CANISIUS WILHELMINA ZIEKENHUIS, NIJMEGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

The Colorectal team of Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis in Nijmegen, the Netherlands , has successfully implemented ERAS® for Colorectal Surgery. The team is now ERAS® Qualified with very good results! They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands. We wish them all continued success in sustaining their ERAS® work!

By |May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – SUNDERBY HOSPITAL, SWEDEN

Sunderby Hospital, Sweden and Dr Christopher Odensten's ERAS® Team, has, despite the pandemic, successfully implemented ERAS® for Colorectal Surgery. The team is now ERAS® Qualified with very good results! They have been trained by Prof Ulf Gustafsson and Heléne Vibom of the ERAS® Center of Excellence Danderyd Hospital and Maysaee Quittneh of Qulturum. Further at the last seminar, Dr Lars Johansen of Skövde Hospital provided information based on their experience with ERAS® since 2015.

By |May 5th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO VALL DE HEBRÓN, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Hospital Universitario Valle de Hebrón in Barcelona, Spain successfully implemented ERAS® in their Gynecology Surgery department during the pandemic. The team has been supported by our partner Medtronic to work with ERAS®. They have been trained and coached through a digital on-line implementation program by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – STICHTING ANTONIUS ZORGGROEP, SNEEK, NETHERLANDS

At the beginning of February 2022, the Colorectal Surgery team of Stichting Antonius Zorggroep in Sneek, the Netherlands, completed their ERAS® Implementation Program using the new generation ERAS® Interactive Audit System. In order to be ERAS® Qualified, the team have shown significant improvement in patient care by applying the ERAS® Society Guidelines and monitoring compliance. They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands.

By |February 6th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO REINA SOFIA, SPAIN

The University Hospital Reina Sofia in Cordoba, Spain recently completed their ERAS® Implementation Program within Liver and Colorectal Surgery. They started their ERAS® journey just before the pandemic outbreak and have, as many, faced different types of challenges throughout this time. But despite the burden, they were able to uphold good spirit to no become ERAS® Qualified Center.

By |January 31st, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – OSPEDALE INFERMI DI RIMINI, ITALY

Despite the challenges with the pandemic, the Ospedale Infermi di Rimini in Rimini, Italy were lead by Dr Garulli and able to complete an ERAS® Implementation and become ERAS® Qualified within Colorectal Surgery. We wish the team of Dr Garulli them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |January 25th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – MANIPAL HOSPITAL, INDIA

ERAS® is expanding and recently Manipal Hospital in Bangalore became the 1st hospital in India to be appointed ERAS® Qualified Center within Colorectal and Gynecology Surgery. The teams of Manipal Hospital have been supported by our partner Medtronic to work with ERAS® for a few years, lead by Professor Somashekhar and despite the pandemic challenges, shown great progress and results. They were trained by Professor Hübner and ERAS® Coach Addor of the Centre hospitaliser Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland. We wish them continued success in sustaining their good ERAS® work!

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CENTRO HOSPITALAR LISBOA OCIDENTAL, PORTUGAL

Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental (CHLO) became ERAS® Qualified in the Colorectal Protocol on December 14, 2021. They were trained by Dr Manso and her team at the ERAS® Center of Excellence Hospital Beatriz Angelo, Lisbon.

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – REGIONAL HOSPITAL QUEEN BEATRIX & OLVG, NETHERLANDS

At the end of 2021, two Dutch Colorectal Surgery teams from respectively the Regional Hospital Queen Beatrix and the One Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG) were ERAS® Qualified. Both teams have shown significant improvement in patient care by applying the ERAS® Society Guidelines and monitoring compliance. They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands.

By |December 1st, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

A NEW ERAS® PROTOCOL FOR THORACIC-LUNG SURGERY AVAILABLE IN THE ERAS® INTERACTIVE AUDIT SYSTEM

New ERAS® Protocol for thoracic-lung surgery, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)

By |November 30th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® Qualified – Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

The Colorectal team at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan achieved outstanding results in their ERAS® Implementation Program and became ERAS® Qualified on 18 Oct 2021. They were trained by Dr Kwang Yeong How and Dr Vera Lim from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. We are wishing them continued success with their ERAS® work with the aim to improve patient outcome after surgery.

By |November 1st, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, News, News Widget|0 Comments

A NEW ERAS® PROTOCOL FOR HIP & KNEE ARTHROPLASTY AVAILABLE IN THE ERAS® INTERACTIVE AUDIT SYSTEM

New ERAS® Protocol for primary hip and knee arthroplasty, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Consensus statement for perioperative care in total hip replacement anad total knee replacement surgery. Enhanced Recovery After Surery (ERAS®) Society recommendations.

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – COMPLEXO HOSPITALAR DE NITERÓI

The surgical team of Complexo Hospitalar de Niterói, Niterói, Brazil, were able to complete the ERAS® Implementation Program after a touch period of pandemic. They were trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

How ERAS® can help reduce the COVID-19 backlog

The global pandemic interrupted daily healthcare around the world. Surgeries were some of the first appointments to halt as operating rooms began to double as intensive care units for the patients needing ventilatory support for COVID-19 pulmonary failure. This change in everyday practice has led to a fast-growing surgical backlog.

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – SANTA PAULA HOSPITAL

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the surgical team of Hospital Santa Paula, São Paulo, Brazil, were able to complete an ERAS® Implementation Program. They were trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |July 24th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CHRU de Besançon, France

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the Urology Surgical team lead by Dr Guillaume Guichard at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besançon, France completed their ERAS® implementation which started in 2019 and became ERAS® Qualified in the Urology/Cystectomy ERAS® Protocol in July, 2021. They were trained by the ERAS® Coach Valérie Addor at the ERAS® Center of Excellence Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CHUM – Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Canada

On June 16, 2021, the Gynecology Team of CHUM, represented by Dr Vanessa Samouëlian, Chantal Zaryczny, Elise Hillman and Laetitia Jourdan, presented their ERAS® work carried out since 2015. Based on their work, progress shown and results, they were approved for ERAS® Qualification by the ERAS® Society.

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

HOW ERAS® IMPROVES PATIENT OUTCOMES

ERAS has been shown to reduce surgical complications which leads to fewer readmissions and shorter hospital stays. This will reduce costs, increase healthcare efficiency, improve patient satisfaction, and promote multidisciplinary teamwork.

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – Hospital Brasília Lago Sul, BRAZIL

In Brazil, Hospital Brasília Lago Sul has managed to implement ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, Brazil

Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, Brazil successfully implemented ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – SÃO CAMILO, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the surgical team of São Camilo, São Paulo, Brazil, were able to complete an ERAS® Implementation Program. They are the first ERAS® Qualified team for the Bariatric Surgical Protocol in Brazil.

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

Next Phase of ERAS® – Opportunities & Challenges

To date, ERAS has achieved significant benefit for patients and health systems; however, improvements are still needed, particularly in the areas of patient optimization and systematic implementation. During this time of global crisis, the ERAS method of delivering care is required to take surgery and anesthesia to the next level and bring improvements in outcomes to both patients and health systems.

By |April 21st, 2021|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – RIGSHOSPITALET, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

In Copenhagen, a team lead by Dr Jens Hillingsoe at the Rigshospitalet started their ERAS® Implementation in March 2020 and despite the COVID-19 situation, were able to complete it after 12 months with very good results!

By |April 14th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, News|0 Comments

ERAS® – A Success from the Nurse’s Perspective

A newly published article based on a survey among ERAS® Nurses, brings up factors such as improving patient outcomes and satisfaction being rated as main motivators for an ERAS® implementation. Further, in order to sustain a successful ERAS® Implementation, factors such as continuous staff education and coordination beyond the implementation period, appear to be of utmost importance.

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: News, News Widget, Publication|0 Comments

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin became ERAS® Qualified Center

Congratulations to the teams at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany for completing their ERAS® Implementation Program with the training team Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland, supported by the Encare and Medtronic team joining from remote workplaces.

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, News Widget|0 Comments

RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF ERAS MULTIGUIDELINE, MULTISITE IMPLEMENTATION

Alberta Health Services in Canada have been adopting the ERAS® program for several years showing good results. They have performed a return on investment analysis based on their implementation of several protocols (colorectal, pancreas, cystectomy, liver and gynecology) throughout 9 hospitals including about 10,000 patients. Their result shows a return of investment ratio of 1.05 to 7.31, meaning that every dollar invested in ERAS® brought $1.05 to $7.31 in return. 

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: News Widget, Publication|0 Comments

Interview with Prof. Olle Ljungqvist – Compliance in ERAS®

Prof. Olle Ljungqvist, the Chairman of ERAS® society answered a few most frequently asked questions about compliance in ERAS® (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) in a video. In the following video, he answered: How is compliance calculated? How is compliance measured in perioperative phases? What are the most important elements to adhere to in an ERAS® protocol? What is a good compliance rate?

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Helios Klinikum Krefeld became ERAS® Qualified Center

The team at Helios Klinikum Krefeld, Germany successfully presented the final results of their ERAS® Implementation online to their trainers at the Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Switzerland and the Encare team in Sweden. They are eager to continue to improve their work and spread ERAS® to their colleagues.

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

Launching: The New ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS)

The new ERAS® Interactive Audit System is finally here! The new EIAS helps hospital teams implement ERAS® and get full control. It is a powerful, easy-to-use tool that helps you implement ERAS® and stay updated with ERAS® best practices. Complying to the ERAS® Protocols will help your team decrease complications after surgery and improve your patients’ outcome, thereby shortening the length of stay.

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® in Gynecology Surgery decreases cost per patient by more than $4000

Based on real costs and including specific costs due to the implementation, the ERAS program in gynecologic surgery induced significant decrease of overall costs by $4.381 per patient.

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Breast Reconstruction is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System

New ERAS® Protocol for Breast Reconstruction, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Consensus Review of Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations. 

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Founder of Encare awarded the “Distinguished Nutrition Support International Service Award”

Professor Olle Ljungqvist, the founder of Encare, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Nutrition Support International Award.

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

ERAS® Interactive Audit System for Quality Improvement in the Clinical Healthcare Setting

10 years’ Experience with an international Web-Based Clinical and Research Perioperative Care Database” shows that the ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS) supports the collaborative clinical effort in driving quality improvement in the perioperative care in a short time frame, in an international context. 

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Bariatric Surgical Application is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System

New ERAS® Protocol for Bariatric surgical application.

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Consensus on Training and Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Recently an article published by members of the ERAS® Society discusses the importance of training in order to implement and maintain good quality of ERAS® work.

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Head and Neck Surgical Application is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System.

The Protocol is based on the recently published ERAS® Society “Optimal Perioperative Care in Major Head and Neck Cancer Surgery With Free Flap Reconstruction, A Consensus Review and Recommendations From the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society”.

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Release of EIAS 4.2.4 – New ERAS® Protocol for Liver

The ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS) version 4.2.4 is released and features a new ERAS® Protocol for Liver surgical application, based on the recently published ERAS® Society "Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Liver Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations”.

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

ERAS® Gynecology Webcast – The New Standard for Perioperative Care in Gynecologic Oncology

Live webcast from the Mayo Clinic, USA, on April 19, 2017 on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery within Gynecologic Oncology. Experts in this emerging field will present up to date information and real world experience.

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

Finalization of the ERAS Implementation Program in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The final seminar of the ERAS Implementation Program was held on 13th of July 2016 at CMC in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Please see further details here.

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS®: How to comprehensively prepare a patient for surgery – how it is done in Uruguay

Two Uruguayan health institutions apply a perioperative care model that guarantees fewer days of hospitalization and less postoperative pain, among other benefits.

By |July 7th, 2022|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

Next Phase of ERAS® – Opportunities & Challenges

To date, ERAS has achieved significant benefit for patients and health systems; however, improvements are still needed, particularly in the areas of patient optimization and systematic implementation. During this time of global crisis, the ERAS method of delivering care is required to take surgery and anesthesia to the next level and bring improvements in outcomes to both patients and health systems.

By |April 21st, 2021|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

ERAS® – A Success from the Nurse’s Perspective

A newly published article based on a survey among ERAS® Nurses, brings up factors such as improving patient outcomes and satisfaction being rated as main motivators for an ERAS® implementation. Further, in order to sustain a successful ERAS® Implementation, factors such as continuous staff education and coordination beyond the implementation period, appear to be of utmost importance.

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: News, News Widget, Publication|0 Comments

RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF ERAS MULTIGUIDELINE, MULTISITE IMPLEMENTATION

Alberta Health Services in Canada have been adopting the ERAS® program for several years showing good results. They have performed a return on investment analysis based on their implementation of several protocols (colorectal, pancreas, cystectomy, liver and gynecology) throughout 9 hospitals including about 10,000 patients. Their result shows a return of investment ratio of 1.05 to 7.31, meaning that every dollar invested in ERAS® brought $1.05 to $7.31 in return. 

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: News Widget, Publication|0 Comments

ERAS® in Gynecology Surgery decreases cost per patient by more than $4000

Based on real costs and including specific costs due to the implementation, the ERAS program in gynecologic surgery induced significant decrease of overall costs by $4.381 per patient.

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

ERAS® Interactive Audit System for Quality Improvement in the Clinical Healthcare Setting

10 years’ Experience with an international Web-Based Clinical and Research Perioperative Care Database” shows that the ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS) supports the collaborative clinical effort in driving quality improvement in the perioperative care in a short time frame, in an international context. 

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

Consensus on Training and Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Recently an article published by members of the ERAS® Society discusses the importance of training in order to implement and maintain good quality of ERAS® work.

By |September 21st, 2018|Categories: Publication|0 Comments

A NEW ERAS® PROTOCOL FOR THORACIC-LUNG SURGERY AVAILABLE IN THE ERAS® INTERACTIVE AUDIT SYSTEM

New ERAS® Protocol for thoracic-lung surgery, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)

By |November 30th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

A NEW ERAS® PROTOCOL FOR HIP & KNEE ARTHROPLASTY AVAILABLE IN THE ERAS® INTERACTIVE AUDIT SYSTEM

New ERAS® Protocol for primary hip and knee arthroplasty, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Consensus statement for perioperative care in total hip replacement anad total knee replacement surgery. Enhanced Recovery After Surery (ERAS®) Society recommendations.

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

How ERAS® can help reduce the COVID-19 backlog

The global pandemic interrupted daily healthcare around the world. Surgeries were some of the first appointments to halt as operating rooms began to double as intensive care units for the patients needing ventilatory support for COVID-19 pulmonary failure. This change in everyday practice has led to a fast-growing surgical backlog.

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

HOW ERAS® IMPROVES PATIENT OUTCOMES

ERAS has been shown to reduce surgical complications which leads to fewer readmissions and shorter hospital stays. This will reduce costs, increase healthcare efficiency, improve patient satisfaction, and promote multidisciplinary teamwork.

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Interview with Prof. Olle Ljungqvist – Compliance in ERAS®

Prof. Olle Ljungqvist, the Chairman of ERAS® society answered a few most frequently asked questions about compliance in ERAS® (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) in a video. In the following video, he answered: How is compliance calculated? How is compliance measured in perioperative phases? What are the most important elements to adhere to in an ERAS® protocol? What is a good compliance rate?

By |November 4th, 2020|Categories: News Widget, Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Launching: The New ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS)

The new ERAS® Interactive Audit System is finally here! The new EIAS helps hospital teams implement ERAS® and get full control. It is a powerful, easy-to-use tool that helps you implement ERAS® and stay updated with ERAS® best practices. Complying to the ERAS® Protocols will help your team decrease complications after surgery and improve your patients’ outcome, thereby shortening the length of stay.

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Breast Reconstruction is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System

New ERAS® Protocol for Breast Reconstruction, based on the published ERAS® Society Guidelines: Consensus Review of Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations. 

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Bariatric Surgical Application is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System

New ERAS® Protocol for Bariatric surgical application.

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

A new ERAS® Protocol for Head and Neck Surgical Application is Now Available in the ERAS® Interactive Audit System.

The Protocol is based on the recently published ERAS® Society “Optimal Perioperative Care in Major Head and Neck Cancer Surgery With Free Flap Reconstruction, A Consensus Review and Recommendations From the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society”.

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Release of EIAS 4.2.4 – New ERAS® Protocol for Liver

The ERAS® Interactive Audit System (EIAS) version 4.2.4 is released and features a new ERAS® Protocol for Liver surgical application, based on the recently published ERAS® Society "Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Liver Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations”.

By |May 8th, 2017|Categories: Protocols & product update|0 Comments

Encare has raised SEK 26 million to accelerate global expansion

The new capital will accelerate our international growth and further develop the web-based SaaS-solution that contributes to improving surgical outcomes.
"We are happy to note the great interest in Encare, despite the difficult market situation. This capital injection makes it possible to continue expanding our business and develop our SaaS- solution that helps healthcare providers reduce suffering and costs associated with surgery," says Sören Johansson, chairman of the board of Encare.

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

Professor Olle Ljungqvist receives the international ISS/SIC Prize 2022 from the Société Internationale de Chirurgie

We are happy to announce that the former Chairman of the ERAS® Society, Professor Olle Ljungqvist, has been awarded the prestigious international ISS/SIC Prize 2022 from the Société Internationale de Chirurgie. The prize is awarded to the surgeon who’s published work has made most notable and useful contribution to Surgical Science.

By |August 22nd, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

Kongress med fokus på den kirurgiska vårdskulden efter coronapandemin

På ERAS® World Congress i Madrid, den internationella mötesplatsen för kirurgivård, står vårdköerna efter pandemin i fokus. Genom att följa ERAS® evidensbaserade riktlinjer för hela vårdförloppet kapar sjukhusen både tid och kostnader och minskar vårdskulden. Encare står redo att öka utrullningen av sitt IT-stöd för att hjälpa sjukhus världen över att implementera riktlinjerna.

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

Founder of Encare awarded the “Distinguished Nutrition Support International Service Award”

Professor Olle Ljungqvist, the founder of Encare, has been awarded the 2019 Distinguished Nutrition Support International Award.

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: News about Encare|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – ICESP – INSTITUTO DO CÂNCER DO ESTADO DE SAO PAULO, BRAZIL

The Colorectal Team of ICESP - Instituto do Câncer do Estado de São Paulo. Octávio Frias De Oliveira initially started their ERAS® Implementation Program in November of 2019. Throughout the pandemic and its challenges they have mastered and were ERAS® Qualified on June 20, 2022. They were trained by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of ERAS®  Center of Excellence, University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – HELIOS BERLIN BUCH, GERMANY

The Colorectal team from Helios Berlin Buch, Germany became ERAS® Qualified on 13 June, 2022 after a lot of hard work and dediction from the team.The ERAS® Clinical Expert, Dr Björn Wellge and Dr Annika Schaffrin and ERAS® Coach Freya Brodersen from the ERAS® Center of Excellence, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf have supported them throughout the ERAS® implementation. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – OSPEDALE SACRO CUORE DON CALABRIA, NEGRAR, ITALY

The Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria in Negrar, Italy recently completed their ERAS® Implementation Program within Colorectal and Bariatric Surgery. They have, despite the challenges during the pandemic, been able to implement and improve their perioperative processes and show tremendous results to now become an ERAS® Qualified Center. They were trained by Dr Guido Liddo, Dr Stéphane Ilunga and ERAS® Coach Agathe Gennin of the ERAS® Center of Excellence Valenciennes Hospital, France. We wish them continued success in sustaining their ERAS® work and improve care for their patients!

By |May 30th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HELIOS DR. HORST SCHMIDT KLINIKEN WIESBADEN, GERMANY

Further, the Colorectal team from Helios Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken Wiesbaden, Germany completed their ERAS® Implementation Program and became ERAS® Qualified at the end of May, 2022. Showing outstanding results after slightly over a year, trained by the newly appointed ERAS® Center of Excellence Helios Kliniken Schwerin lead by Prof Joerg Peter Ritz and Dr Franziska Koch.

By |May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CANISIUS WILHELMINA ZIEKENHUIS, NIJMEGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

The Colorectal team of Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis in Nijmegen, the Netherlands , has successfully implemented ERAS® for Colorectal Surgery. The team is now ERAS® Qualified with very good results! They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands. We wish them all continued success in sustaining their ERAS® work!

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – SUNDERBY HOSPITAL, SWEDEN

Sunderby Hospital, Sweden and Dr Christopher Odensten's ERAS® Team, has, despite the pandemic, successfully implemented ERAS® for Colorectal Surgery. The team is now ERAS® Qualified with very good results! They have been trained by Prof Ulf Gustafsson and Heléne Vibom of the ERAS® Center of Excellence Danderyd Hospital and Maysaee Quittneh of Qulturum. Further at the last seminar, Dr Lars Johansen of Skövde Hospital provided information based on their experience with ERAS® since 2015.

By |May 5th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO VALL DE HEBRÓN, BARCELONA, SPAIN

Hospital Universitario Valle de Hebrón in Barcelona, Spain successfully implemented ERAS® in their Gynecology Surgery department during the pandemic. The team has been supported by our partner Medtronic to work with ERAS®. They have been trained and coached through a digital on-line implementation program by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – STICHTING ANTONIUS ZORGGROEP, SNEEK, NETHERLANDS

At the beginning of February 2022, the Colorectal Surgery team of Stichting Antonius Zorggroep in Sneek, the Netherlands, completed their ERAS® Implementation Program using the new generation ERAS® Interactive Audit System. In order to be ERAS® Qualified, the team have shown significant improvement in patient care by applying the ERAS® Society Guidelines and monitoring compliance. They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands.

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO REINA SOFIA, SPAIN

The University Hospital Reina Sofia in Cordoba, Spain recently completed their ERAS® Implementation Program within Liver and Colorectal Surgery. They started their ERAS® journey just before the pandemic outbreak and have, as many, faced different types of challenges throughout this time. But despite the burden, they were able to uphold good spirit to no become ERAS® Qualified Center.

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – OSPEDALE INFERMI DI RIMINI, ITALY

Despite the challenges with the pandemic, the Ospedale Infermi di Rimini in Rimini, Italy were lead by Dr Garulli and able to complete an ERAS® Implementation and become ERAS® Qualified within Colorectal Surgery. We wish the team of Dr Garulli them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |January 25th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – MANIPAL HOSPITAL, INDIA

ERAS® is expanding and recently Manipal Hospital in Bangalore became the 1st hospital in India to be appointed ERAS® Qualified Center within Colorectal and Gynecology Surgery. The teams of Manipal Hospital have been supported by our partner Medtronic to work with ERAS® for a few years, lead by Professor Somashekhar and despite the pandemic challenges, shown great progress and results. They were trained by Professor Hübner and ERAS® Coach Addor of the Centre hospitaliser Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland. We wish them continued success in sustaining their good ERAS® work!

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CENTRO HOSPITALAR LISBOA OCIDENTAL, PORTUGAL

Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental (CHLO) became ERAS® Qualified in the Colorectal Protocol on December 14, 2021. They were trained by Dr Manso and her team at the ERAS® Center of Excellence Hospital Beatriz Angelo, Lisbon.

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – REGIONAL HOSPITAL QUEEN BEATRIX & OLVG, NETHERLANDS

At the end of 2021, two Dutch Colorectal Surgery teams from respectively the Regional Hospital Queen Beatrix and the One Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG) were ERAS® Qualified. Both teams have shown significant improvement in patient care by applying the ERAS® Society Guidelines and monitoring compliance. They were trained by Dr Hans de Boer and ERAS® Nurse and Coach Henriëtte Smid-Nanninga from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Martini Hospital, Groningen, Netherlands.

By |December 1st, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® Qualified – Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

The Colorectal team at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan achieved outstanding results in their ERAS® Implementation Program and became ERAS® Qualified on 18 Oct 2021. They were trained by Dr Kwang Yeong How and Dr Vera Lim from the ERAS® Center of Excellence Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. We are wishing them continued success with their ERAS® work with the aim to improve patient outcome after surgery.

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ERAS® QUALIFIED – COMPLEXO HOSPITALAR DE NITERÓI

The surgical team of Complexo Hospitalar de Niterói, Niterói, Brazil, were able to complete the ERAS® Implementation Program after a touch period of pandemic. They were trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – SANTA PAULA HOSPITAL

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the surgical team of Hospital Santa Paula, São Paulo, Brazil, were able to complete an ERAS® Implementation Program. They were trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |July 24th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CHRU de Besançon, France

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the Urology Surgical team lead by Dr Guillaume Guichard at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besançon, France completed their ERAS® implementation which started in 2019 and became ERAS® Qualified in the Urology/Cystectomy ERAS® Protocol in July, 2021. They were trained by the ERAS® Coach Valérie Addor at the ERAS® Center of Excellence Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – CHUM – Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Canada

On June 16, 2021, the Gynecology Team of CHUM, represented by Dr Vanessa Samouëlian, Chantal Zaryczny, Elise Hillman and Laetitia Jourdan, presented their ERAS® work carried out since 2015. Based on their work, progress shown and results, they were approved for ERAS® Qualification by the ERAS® Society.

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – Hospital Brasília Lago Sul, BRAZIL

In Brazil, Hospital Brasília Lago Sul has managed to implement ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, Brazil

Hospital São Lucas Copacabana, Brazil successfully implemented ERAS® in their respective Colorectal Surgery departments during the pandemic. They have been trained and coached by Prof Adrian Alvarez and Dr Uriel Fraidenraij of University Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina. We wish them all continued success in their ERAS® work!

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – SÃO CAMILO, SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL

Despite the tough situation with COVID-19, the surgical team of São Camilo, São Paulo, Brazil, were able to complete an ERAS® Implementation Program. They are the first ERAS® Qualified team for the Bariatric Surgical Protocol in Brazil.

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® QUALIFIED – RIGSHOSPITALET, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

In Copenhagen, a team lead by Dr Jens Hillingsoe at the Rigshospitalet started their ERAS® Implementation in March 2020 and despite the COVID-19 situation, were able to complete it after 12 months with very good results!

By |April 14th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, News|0 Comments

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin became ERAS® Qualified Center

Congratulations to the teams at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany for completing their ERAS® Implementation Program with the training team Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland, supported by the Encare and Medtronic team joining from remote workplaces.

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Event & Webinars, News Widget|0 Comments

Helios Klinikum Krefeld became ERAS® Qualified Center

The team at Helios Klinikum Krefeld, Germany successfully presented the final results of their ERAS® Implementation online to their trainers at the Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Switzerland and the Encare team in Sweden. They are eager to continue to improve their work and spread ERAS® to their colleagues.

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

ERAS® Gynecology Webcast – The New Standard for Perioperative Care in Gynecologic Oncology

Live webcast from the Mayo Clinic, USA, on April 19, 2017 on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery within Gynecologic Oncology. Experts in this emerging field will present up to date information and real world experience.

By |April 5th, 2017|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments

Finalization of the ERAS Implementation Program in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The final seminar of the ERAS Implementation Program was held on 13th of July 2016 at CMC in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Please see further details here.

By |October 28th, 2016|Categories: Event & Webinars|0 Comments
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