EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

  Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team, according... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known facilities... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a survival plan... Read more

 M & As Healthcare

Mergers Rise in 2016: Response to Value-based Care Drive

Mergers and Acquisitions have increased year-on-year, says Kaufman Hall with the first half of 2016 showing more activity in the same timeframe... Read more

CMS star ratings

CMS Hospital Star Ratings Preview

The CMS ratings agency has released information on distribution of star ratings on hospital quality ahead of release of publishing much-anticipated... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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

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Dr. Gulrukh Zaidi

Point-of care ultrasonography in critical care

A brief overview of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the ICU:...

Prof. Greg S Martin

The Intersection of Big Data, AI, Precision & Predictive Medicine to Create the Future

Over the next 50 years, critical care will evolve from a system that...

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting...

Dr. Emma Ridley

Obesity and Nutrition in Critical Illness

The role of nutrition in obese critically ill patients and an overview...

 Dionysia Lappou

Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Impact in Healthcare Workplaces

IMPACT IN HEALTHCARE WORKPLACES   Circadian Rhythm   The

 Julie Benbenishty

Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing

The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active...

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