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Southcentral Foundation

Alaskan ‘Intentional’ System Redesign Model for UK NHS?

Southcentral Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that is engaged in delivering primary, community and mental health services in Southcentral... Read more

The Innovation Institute

Rewarding Risk: Business Model for Healthcare Innovation

The Innovation Institute, a for-profit innovation centre is based in La Palma, California and is engaged in fostering the development of new... Read more

Joint Commission Approval

Key Quality Measures Top Performers

The newly released report  America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015 summarises data on 49 accountability... Read more

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Pod-and-huddle ED Model Speeds Processes

Emergency departments (ED) are usually designed in a linear flow, attaching nurses or physicians to particular patients and specific tasks.... Read more

Stethescope

Improving Patient Safety by Cutting Misdiagnosis

According to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Cente, it is time... 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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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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 Belinda MacLeod-Smith

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient

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The Role of EIT Health in Training the European Health Workforce

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Dr. Tobias Gauss

Is pre-hospital coagulation management in trauma feasible?

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 John Nosta

The Convergence of Technology and Health

John Nosta is the founder of NostaLab, a digital health think tank. Ranked...

 Ulrich Hornstein

Digitisation 4.0: the transmission of patient data

New methods of patient empowerment and communication with doctor....

Prof. Sherry Wang

Junior Faculty Support: How To Do It and Why It Matters

An overview of the themes of support from the perspective of junior...

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