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Hand Hygiene Prevents Infections

PRIMIT - Web Programme Encourages Hand Washing

A randomised trial of more than 16,000 households in the UK used a web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing and found that... Read more

Patient ratings for hospitals

Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

Best Cleaning Methods for Hospital Rooms

Study Finds Gaps in Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms

A new systematic overview published in Annals of Internal Medicine finds a lack of evidence as to which methods are most effective at reducing... Read more

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Improving Health Information Exchange in the ER

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency... Read more

Healthcare Costs

Reassessing Hospital Cost Management

According to Bruce Halowell, the Managing Director of Navigant Healthcare, many top-level managers in hospitals focus on the wrong issues and... 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

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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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Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication

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Sedation and Analgesia

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Making Affordable Healthcare Profitable

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Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

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