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Efficient hospital design on EuHPN agenda

The European Health Property Network (EuHPN) puts efficiency of healthcare buildings in focus at its annual workshop event taking place in Brussels... Read more

teleconsultation

Better Kidney Disease Management with Remote Consultation

Use of telemedicine has proved to be effective in managing patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study presented at ASN Kidney... Read more

a new imaging paradigm for gallbladder removal

New Imaging Technique Reduces Risk in Gallbladder Surgery

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) have developed a new imaging technique to reduce the risk of patients sustaining bile... Read more

surgical procedure

Study: Medication Errors Common in Surgery

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that some sort of mistake or adverse event occurred in 1 out of 2 surgeries studied... Read more

shared decision making

Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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

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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

From Our Journals

 Julie Darbyshire

Noise in the intensive care unit: where does it come from and what can you do about it?

Practical measures and interventions to reduce noise levels in the ICU...

 Silvia Terraneo MD

Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

A Real Causality With Worse Outcomes or Just a Marker of Severity? ...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

 Angie Balfour MSc

The patient voice in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: an Edinburgh perspective

This article will explore the ERAS Programme and provide a unique insight...

 Kohei Kurihara

Can Blockchain change the healthcare ecosystem?

Discovering the potential of Blockchain development; pursuing advantages...

 Alexandre Lourenço

COVID-19: Unforeseen and Unpredictable Pandemic

Summary: The COVID-19 crisis has uncovered a plethora of issues with...

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