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Hospital Managers Need Clearer Information for Decision Making

A study was conducted to evaluate hospital managers' need for information when determining whether they should invest in new treatments. Fifty... Read more

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Hospital Readmission Rates

According to results of a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, social and clinical characteristics of a hospital's patient population... Read more

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Employee Commitment Impact on Work Quality

Better Quality of Work Life (QWL) of employees is recognised as an important rubric for a healthcare organisation's performance. Despite the... Read more

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12 Hour Nursing Shifts Triggering Dissatisfaction

According to research published in BMJ Open , working 12+ hour shifts is linked to a heightened risk of burnout, job dissatisfaction, and intention... Read more

Wooster Community Hospital in collaboration with The College of Wooster

Students Help Cut Hospital Readmissions

Wooster Community Hospital in Ohio has recently started to enrol liberal arts college students as community health workers. In the first year,... 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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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

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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

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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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EAHP: Representing Hospital Pharmacists

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Post-intensive Care Syndrome – The Paediatric Perspective

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Mag. Christian Marolt

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A Mobile Solution Easing Imaging Workflow and Burnout

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Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

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