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Improved Emergency Care Could Reduce Hospital Admissions

According to a three-year analysis by researchers at Mount Sinai, applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the... Read more

Study: Patients with in-hospital stroke face delays for diagnosis and treatment

Protocol Urged for In-hospital Stroke Patients

A Canadian study published online in JAMA Neurology reveals that patients who had a stroke while hospitalised for another reason waited longer... Read more

Top 5 Ways to Improve Patient Experience

Becker’s Hospital Review recently published tips on how hospitals in the U.S. could improve their Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare... Read more

Johns Hopkins study questions quality of US health data

Health Data Quality Questioned

Most US clinical registries that collect data on patient outcomes are substandard and do not really track in a systematic way how well physicians... Read more

Reducing Medication Administration Errors

This study aimed to develop clinical decision support (CDS) tools to decrease errors in medication administration, which have been shown to be... 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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Dr. Leonel Lagunes

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

 Max Curfs

How to Change Fertility Care with Value-Based Healthcare

Summary: The VBHC Green Belt Blended Learning programme gives medical...

 Neil Glassford

Albumin Administration in Sepsis: The Case for and Against

Serum albumin is an essential plasma protein, with a variety of homeostatic...

 Harshal Sawant

Creating a Safety Network for Use in a Clinical Environment

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 Michael Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their...

 Zisis Sotiriou

Digitizing healthcare

Affidea launches new digital tools in its network to improve patient experience

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