EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
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Malpractice Risk Lower For Doctors Who Spend More

According to a study conducted by researchers at USC, Harvard University and Stanford University, physicians who spend greater resources and... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Prof. Edward Bluth

RSNA 2019: Radiologists Can Be Optimistic About AI

Summary: The technological advances showcased at RSNA 2019 pointed to...

 Philipp Schuetz

The Role of Procalcitonin for Risk Assessment and Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

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 Paul Sidhu

Future of ultrasound: where are we going?

CEUS for children, ultrasound simulation and gamification models for...

 Alex Cahana

How Blockchain will transform healthcare

Adoption of distributed ledger technology will benefit patients and providers...

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Quantitative EEG in ICU: Useful and Feasible

EEG measures continuously at the bedside the human brain’s electrical...

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Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

Diaphragm ultrasound is a valuable tool to diagnose and prevent ventilator...

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