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Students Help Cut Hospital Readmissions

Wooster Community Hospital in Ohio has recently started to enrol liberal arts college students as community health workers. In the first year,... Read more

caring for dying patients

Doctors Need Training in Care of Dying

According to two experts on palliative care, the recent guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)... Read more

Prof. Peter Bamberger, School of Management, Tel Aviv University

Rudeness Damages Medical Staff Performance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics shows that rudeness can affect hospital staff's diagnostic and professional performance.... Read more

Dr. Greg Hare

Blood-saving Surgery Drug Cuts Costs

  The use of an economical drug for hip or knee replacements since 2013 has helped St. Michael's Hospital in Ontario, Canada reduce the number... Read more

Prescription

Cash Incentives Help Medicine Intake

For decades, physicians, pharmacists and researchers have been frustrated at patients' inability to adhere to prescriptions and stick to their... 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

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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

From Our Journals

 Audrey De Jong MD, PhD

Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?

Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,...

 Luigi Rubino

Surgical Template Design and Guided Surgery with Virtual Reality in Medicine

Summary: Computer scientists in Pisa are developing Virtual Reality...

 Mansur Hasib

Mansur Hasib

Programme Chair, Cybersecurity Technology ,UMUC, Author “Do not...

Dr. Marcelo Sánchez

Imaging and ICU

Advice from a radiologist   For the Imaging issue, ICU Management...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

A reminder about who is at the centre of the complex healthcare hierarchy...

 Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Distributing a life source in Africa

Lifebank has developed crucial infrastructure in Nigeria, enabling the...

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