EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Wooster Community Hospital in collaboration with The College of Wooster

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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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

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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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 Eline Cox

The Intelligent Intensive Care Unit: Integrating Care, Research and Education

Integration of care, research and education in the intelligent intensive...

 Jane Willis

Creating Great Care Environments: Case Studies

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 Alexandre Lourenço

Turning the Silver Tsunami into a Silver Lining...

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Nutrition

The critically ill patient is often unable to feed by mouth. This condition,...

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 Francesca MacVean

How can automation improve outpatient care while reducing costs?

The new role of hospitals and the triple aim challenge Rather...

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