EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Hospital spending

Lowest Hospital Spending: Not Where You Think

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania and the London School of Economics analysed the real... Read more

Surgery

Patients Recording Surgery: Transparency or Medical Trainwreck?

StatNews talks about the recent debate in healthcare over whether patients should be allowed to record their surgical procedures.  Jennifer... Read more

Doctor office

6 Ways to Make Your Workforce More Flexible

Healthcare workers tend to work in an environment which comes with many professional boundaries. These boundaries often limit their ability... Read more

Hospital management

A Hospital Manager’s Guide to Antimicrobial Copper

Upgrading selected touch surfaces to Antimicrobial Copper is a simple but effective measure that is shown to reduce costly infections, freeing... Read more

Top Management Tips, Health Management

Our Top Management & Leadership Tips for 2016

HealthManagement.org: Top Management & Leadership Tips   HealthManagement.org publishes the latest on cutting edge practice in healthcare... 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

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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

From Our Journals

 Manuel Vallina

How Digital Transformation Can Enhance Healthcare Staff Communication

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

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging

An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical...

 Olaf Breuer

Makerspaces

An Opportunity for the Future 3D makerspaces could help hospitals...

 Frank Roebroek

Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success

With Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity at a high in healthcare...

Prof. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated...

 Joseph Castillo

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

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