EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hospitals Not Making Enough Effort to Prevent C. difficile Infections

According to a survey of a national random sample of hospitals, nearly half of American hospitals aren't taking the steps required to... Read more

Valley Hospital's Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program

An innovative program has been implemented at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ that aims to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and... Read more

Treating Patients with Dignity

A study by Brunel University, London suggests that health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their... Read more

Randomised Trials in Healthcare Delivery

Economists and other academic researchers have increasingly been using randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to study all sorts of things, including... Read more

Health Awareness Days: Are They Really Effective?

According to a peer-reviewed commentary published online in the American Journal of Public Health , health awareness days have not been appropriately... Read more

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The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever – in healthcare as well as in other sectors because most organisations, public and private, are interested to know about the value they create for society. The financial aspects are not enough for this purpose since there is a need to identify the actions that create value,... Read more

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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 Sheena Shah Paresh

The Sex and Gender Influence on Hypertension

Despite underlying physiological differences and a different set of...

 Giuseppe Lippi

The positives and drawbacks of HTA in laboratory medicine

An overview on the role of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in healthcare...

 Pēteris Zilgalvis

Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

 Erik Briers

Prostate Self-care and Awareness

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Prof. Rinaldo Bellomo MD, MBBS, FRACP, FCICM

Rapid response teams

This article reviews the RRT system concept and provides an update...

Prof. Karen Choong

PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its...

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