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Accountable Care Organization Model Reduces Medicare Spending

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that a new Medicare payment model reduced the number of times patients received services... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes Blue Circle

Obesity Surgery - Who Should Get Priority?

According to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, obese patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those with recent... Read more

IOM

IOM Report: Teamwork Critical for Improved Diagnosis

Data on diagnostic errors are sparse, few reliable measures exist and errors are often found in retrospect, an independent research committee... Read more

Nurse

Sweden Experiments with Six Hour Nursing Shifts

A small group of elderly-care nurses in Sweden have made changes to their work schedule in order to improve quality and efficiency. The nurses... Read more

Hospital Managers

Hospital Managers Need Clearer Information for Decision Making

A study was conducted to evaluate hospital managers' need for information when determining whether they should invest in new treatments. Fifty... Read more

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The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever – in healthcare as well as in other sectors because most organisations, public and private, are interested to know about the value they create for society. The financial aspects are not enough for this purpose since there is a need to identify the actions that create value,... Read more

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Dr. Andrej Michalsen MD, MPH

Variation in end-of-life care

Do we need yet another standard operating procedure? Variability...

 David McWilliams MSc

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

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Dr. Karen Luxford

Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

Prof. Joachim Herzig

Inotropic Agents for Heart Failure - Wishful Thinking?

Summary: Calcium activation and calcium sensitivity in the failing...

Mr Thanh Tran

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 Paul Casale

Value in Cardiology

Is value in cardiology well understood?   When we consider value...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.