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Hospital Violence: How to React

According to a recent article published in StatNews , hospital violence is on the rise. The article suggests that there is a need for healthcare... Read more

Medical testing

Inaccurate Testing Costing Time and Money

A new report from the FDA reveals that unreliable, inaccurate medical testing continues to be a major obstacle to patient safety and is also... Read more

Southcentral Foundation

Alaskan ‘Intentional’ System Redesign Model for UK NHS?

Southcentral Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that is engaged in delivering primary, community and mental health services in Southcentral... Read more

The Innovation Institute

Rewarding Risk: Business Model for Healthcare Innovation

The Innovation Institute, a for-profit innovation centre is based in La Palma, California and is engaged in fostering the development of new... Read more

Joint Commission Approval

Key Quality Measures Top Performers

The newly released report  America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015 summarises data on 49 accountability... 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

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 Andrew Spence

Sustainability at heart of healthcare complex

Major hospital project aims to rejuvenate state’s health service  ...

Prof. Davide Caramella

Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows...

 Dan Conley

Two Paths for Medical Device Approval: FDA vs. CE

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 Shirley Cramer

Health and Wellbeing of the Workforce

Workforce Health Must Be a Priority The National Health Service...

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou

Seven steps to design, procure, implement and maintain a Clinical Information System for your ICU

How to design, procure, test, parameterise, implement and maintain a...

Dr. Paul Ballman

Success Isn't Everything

Over the past few months I have discussed my book, Red Pill , with a...

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