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Evidence-based Practice: Shocking Low Implementation

A new study reveals why healthcare organisations fall short of improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. The study is published in Worldviews... Read more

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3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another.... Read more

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Cancer in Spotlight

This week has been marking an important day in cancer awareness with World Cancer Day on February 4th.   Aimed at uniting... Read more

Patient-derived Stem Cells

Precision Medicine Hope for Blindness

University of Iowa researchers and Columbia University Medical Center opthalmologists have together used a new technology for repairing disease-genes... Read more

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Want to Retain Nursing Staff? Try this.

According to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing , the transformational leadership style helps nurses provide better care... Read more

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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

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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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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 Sophia Arabadjis

Get Data on Board: Incorporating Health Information Technology in Care Delivery

Summary: How can healthcare practitioners at all levels contribute for...

 Daniela Pedrini

Climate change and healthcare architecture

IFHE Vice–President hopes for more sustainability in healthcare....

Prof. Dr. Hussain Al  Rahma

Emirates Critical Care conference: where east meets west

Professor Hussain Al Rahma is Head of the Emergency and Critical Care...

 Lucie Robson

Increased Functionality in 5D Ultrasound

With the aim of reducing the time factor and ‏increasing convenience in...

 Jack Hoogendoorn

Imaging Solutions for a New Reality

During these challenging times, Canon Medical Systems has continued...

 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

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