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3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another.... Read more

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

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Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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

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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

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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

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 Samna Ghani

Critical Care in Egypt

The healthcare system in Egypt has come a long way, but still faces many...

 Pieter Depuydt

Controversies in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis

Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a ‏major complication of mechanical...

 Marie Ennis-O'Connor

Click, like, retweet: healthcare reputation online

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Prof. Amir Khorram-Manesh

Management of COVID-19 Pandemic - The Swedish Perspective

Among all countries affected by COVID-19, the Swedish pandemic strategy...

Dr. Serene Ho

The Future of Critical Care: The Human Capital

This article will focus on the non-clinical, human aspects of critical...

Prof Bertrand Guidet

Elderly Care in the ICU: Professor Bertrand Guidet

Professor Bertrand Guidet is Director, Medical Intensive Care, St. Antoine...

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