EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
World Cancer Day

Cancer in Spotlight

This week has been marking an important day in cancer awareness with World Cancer Day on February 4th.   Aimed at uniting... Read more

Patient-derived Stem Cells

Precision Medicine Hope for Blindness

University of Iowa researchers and Columbia University Medical Center opthalmologists have together used a new technology for repairing disease-genes... Read more

Leadership

Want to Retain Nursing Staff? Try this.

According to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing , the transformational leadership style helps nurses provide better care... Read more

Hospital

'Secret' to Cause of Higher Weekend Death Toll?

A study published in Emergency Medicine Journal shows that patients admitted in medical emergencies during the weekend are usually older and... Read more

Nursing

Better Nursing Care, Lower Surgical Mortality

A new study published in JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at hospitals that are recognised for nursing excellence and... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Quality

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but...

 Walter Habenbacher

Can Goal-Directed Therapy solve the economic burden of postsurgical complications?

How effective are less invasive or even noninvasive methods?   The...

Dr. Frederic Michard

The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries

When envisioning the future of haemodynamic monitoring, we cannot limit...

 Manuel Vallina

How Digital Transformation Can Enhance Healthcare Staff Communication

Summary: An initiative in Spain is tapping into the wealth of digital...

 Pēteris Zilgalvis

Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

 Leo Nefiodow

Health: The Economic Growth Engine of the 21st Century

Is there a correlation between health and economic growth? Can the healthcare...

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