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Medical testing

Inaccurate Testing Costing Time and Money

A new report from the FDA reveals that unreliable, inaccurate medical testing continues to be a major obstacle to patient safety and is also... Read more

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

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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

From Our Journals

 Joan Guanyabens

Patient Trust Needed for Healthcare Data Success

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare...

 Oana Tatucu-Babet

Nutritional Management of the Critically Ill Older Adult

A review of available evidence and an overview of recommendations for...

 Mark Dayan

Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?

The date is set (we think!) - on October 31st the United Kingdom is...

 Nicola Bedlington

EPF: Patient Empowerment Campaign

As European health services face an ageing population and an increase...

 Estella M. Geraghty

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can...

Prof. Tienush Rassaf

Top killers

In healthcare, the tendency is more on managing events after they...

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