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Hospital

HACs Drop but More Work to be Done

A recent federal report reveals that the rate of avoidable complications affecting patients in hospitals levelled off in 2014 after three years... Read more

Paramedics

Community Paramedic Offers Solution to ER Overcrowding

Hospitals & Health Networks reports that paramedics will be expanding their roles in some communities. Instead of responding to medical emergencies,... Read more

Nurse

New Nurse Role to Address Staff Shortfall

Nursing Times reports that the government plans to launch a new nursing role that is specifically designed to bridge the gap between... Read more

Nurse

Lower Patient Satisfaction With Nurses Trained Abroad

A new study published in BMJ Open concludes that the employment of nurses trained abroad as a substitute for nurses educated at home presents... Read more

Burnout

Physician Burnout is Worsening

An update from a three-year study that evaluated burnout and work-life balance reveals that burnout among American physicians is worse today... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

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

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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

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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