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How Effective are Online Ratings of Doctors?

Physician ratings websites are intended to make patients better-informed consumers of healthcare, but some doctors worry that complainers will... Read more

Outsourcing healthcare services

Successful Outsourcing Relationships

Clinical outsourcing can be an important strategy for health providers, in particular those seeking to add specific clinical expertise or make... Read more

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Preventing Infections during Healthcare Laundry Process

According to a review published online in  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology... Read more

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How Productive are Patient Satisfaction Surveys?

According to a recent report from The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institute, patient satisfaction surveys may be doing more harm... Read more

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Hospital Model Predicts Mortality

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a new tool can help clinicians assess hospital patients' risk of... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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Managing delirium in the ICU with sleep guardians

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3D printing - an interdisciplinary lab

3D printing will most likely transform the medical field as it presents...

Prof. Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Shock

Shock is an emergency, and if it is not treated, it will mostly be...

 Lucie Robson

Increased Functionality in 5D Ultrasound

With the aim of reducing the time factor and ‏increasing convenience in...

 Erin Birch

What if we Treated Patients More Like Customers?

COVID-19 has ignited the need for data-driven decision making, personalised

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.