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Some Hospitals Marking Up Prices More Than 1,000%

A study published in Health Affairs lists the 50 hospitals in the United States that mark up treatments by more than 10 times the costs allowed... Read more

palliative care in oncology

Early Provision of Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology , early palliative care for hospitalised patients with advanced cancer... Read more

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Public Reporting of Clinical Data: Question of Reliability

Public reporting of healthcare and patient safety information has allowed patients to play an increasing role in their own healthcare decisions.... Read more

Robert Sawyer, MD, University of Virginia Health System

STOP-IT Trial Shows Antibiotic Use Can Be Reduced

According to researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and 22 other institutions, the duration of antibiotic treatment for... Read more

Indiana University Center

Novel laboratory Aims to Improve Population Health, Prepare Transformational Leaders

The Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science has developed a novel laboratory that employs the tools of implementation science... 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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New indications for coronary CT angiography

The time has come The latest in CCTA and how the quality and timeliness...

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