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Nurses

Happy Nurses Improve Outcomes

According to a study of a team of Kaiser Permanente, nurses have a significant impact on the success of a hospital. The study is published in ... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

4 Ways to Reduce Waiting Times

In order to provide better health care, it is important for hospitals to reduce their wait times, particularly in the emergency department (ED). ... Read more

online ratings: choosing the right surgeon

Ratings Sites Enable Online Surgeon Comparison

Two new web sites provide "ratings" of surgeons based on analysis of data on surgical complications rates and patient outcomes. These ratings... Read more

the right mix of core and contingent staff

Creating an Effective Workforce

Amidst changing trends in patient care delivery, it behooves healthcare providers to improve quality while also containing costs. A hospital's... Read more

skin wound treatment using ultrasound

Ultrasound Speeds Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and Elderly

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, according to a pioneering study... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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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 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For

Dr. Mihai Ștefan

Anaesthesiology Trainees: We Are Also Intensivists!

In 2014, a few trainees from opposite corners of Europe had the somewhat...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

Prof. Stephen Baker

A Gentle Warning

Summary: Professor Stephen Baker provides an overview on how artificial...

Prof. Rolf Rossaint

European guidelines on the management of traumatic induced bleeding

Interview with Rolf Rossaint, Prof. of Anaesthesiology, RWTH University...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Nurses and Cutting-Edge Technology

Summary: Modern nursing is a multi-layered field of work with increasing...

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