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MEDICON Programme Announced

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with special sessions, research and development... Read more

Patient Safety

Future of Patient Safety

The Patient Safety Global Action Summit 2016 took place in London last week with thought leaders gathering to discuss the future of patient... Read more

Readmissions Prevention

HOSPITAL Score Predicts Avoidable 30-day Readmissions

Researchers in an international, multicentre study found that the HOSPITAL score accurately predicted patients at high risk of a 30-day potentially... Read more

Physician empathy

Support for Enhanced Physician-Patient Communication Training

A study presented the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) , links patient-perceived physician... Read more

Loyalty schemes

Customer Loyalty Programmes: Can Healthcare Learn from Airlines?

When you buy a cup of coffee, a load of groceries, an airline ticket or a tank of gas these days, you probably pull out a customer loyalty card... Read more

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Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... 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

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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 Bari Berger

Competency: Is It the Wonder ‘Drug’?

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Chronic respiratory dialysis

Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal is emerging as a potential strategy...

 Ellen Weinberg

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

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 Lucie Robson

Training medical students in EHR usage

A training initiative that introduces medical students to EHR use early...

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

In Turkey intensive care was not a separate specialty for years, and was...

 Tracy Accardi

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept...

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