EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

New Quality Reporting Measures for Physician Anaesthesiologists

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have recently approved two new Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures and 16... Read more

ER Clinicians Benefit From Mental Rehearsal of Trauma Scenarios

The fast-paced environment of trauma resuscitation demands that team members understand their responsibilities before patients enter the hospital,... Read more

New Contact Precautions for Visitors of Infectious Disease Patients

Leading infectious diseases experts have released new guidance for healthcare facilities looking to establish precautions for visitors of patients... Read more

Delivery System Reform From the Inside Out

An alliance of major healthcare organisations publicly committed to partnering with patients is forming under the aegis of the Institute for... Read more

Online Tool Helps Nurses Learn Evidence-Based Practice Skills

As tremendous advances are made in medicine, practitioners have new tools, but they also have more information to absorb and incorporate to... 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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 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

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A systems perspective on collaborative care delivery

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The Simu-Leader programme

Simulation for building patient safety and quality leadership capacity...

Prof. Hiroyuki Murata

Smart Ageing International Research Centre

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Prof. Mehdi Mezidi MD, MSc

Advances in monitoring expired CO2 in critically ill patients

Reviews the potential uses and pitfalls of capnography in critically...

 Christian Hartmann

Hyperthermia. An amplifier for radiation therapy.

Hyperthermia can further enhance the therapeutic outcomes of radiation...

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