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C. diffiicile

Robots Cut C.difficile Transmissions

According to new research conducted by Penn Medicine infection control specialists, ultraviolet robots can clean rooms and help reduce the transmission... Read more

Nursing

Nursing Excellence Key to Higher Patient Ratings of Care

A new study conducted by  Dr. Witkoski-Stimpfel at NYUCN and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and... Read more

Hospitalisation due to FRIs

Firearm Related Injuries, Gun Violence Cost Hospitals US$679 million

A new study reveals that the cost of inpatient hospitalisations caused by non-lethal Firearm Related Injuries (FRIs) and gun violence in the... Read more

World Anaesthesia Day

World Anaesthesia Day

This week sees anaesthetists marking World Anaesthesia Day, a date that commemorates the first successful demonstration of ether anaesthesia... Read more

WHINN 2015

Hospital Innovation at WHINN

WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation, 2015 takes place in Odense, Denmark later this month with a new development: this year, it is running alongside... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... 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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Prof. Rowland Illing

The Affidea Effect: A Global Dose Data Management System

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COVID-19, Corticosteroids and the Road to Enlightenment

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 Philipp Schuetz

The Role of Procalcitonin for Risk Assessment and Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

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 Alexandre Lourenço

Turning the Silver Tsunami into a Silver Lining...

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Lessons from COVID-19: ICU Preparedness, Ethical Issues and Digital Congresses

Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care...

 Jan Kips

Continuous Improvement Through Peer Learning

Traditionally, the radiology community advocates peer review for quality...

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