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Home Health Visits Can Reduce Admissions

According to a study by RAND Corporation, sending physicians or nurses to a Medicare recipient's home for a comprehensive health assessment... Read more

Psychologists from Lund University

Rudeness at Work- Don't Pass it On

Findings by psychologists at Lund University in Sweden shows that workplace rudeness is one of the primary reasons for dissatisfaction at work... Read more

optimising physician behaviour for better care delivery

Harnessing Motivation to Change Doctor Behaviour

Motivated physicians play an important role in providing high-quality healthcare. As such, policy makers and hospital leaders are continually... Read more

Patient Doctor

Patient Advisory Councils Work on Hospital Policy with Medics

In an effort to improve care, hospitals are inviting patients and family advisory councils to work on policies and projects along with the hospital... Read more

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

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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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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

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

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 KLAS Research

Interoperability: Slow Progress But Willingness to Improve

A mere 6% of clinicians can effectively access information from healthcare...

 John Nosta

An Adaptive Response to COVID-19

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 ECRI Institute

Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

 Dirk Colaert

Semantic Technology Enables Smart Computers

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What is the future of breast cancer screening?

Αdvances in technology and the advent of precision medicine point...

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