EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
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Feminism and Healthcare

There has been a global push for feminism and issues such as equal pay, equal employment opportunities, abortion rights etc. have been a dominant... Read more

Hallie Prescott, MD

Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients

A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response... Read more

Doctor under stress

Study Explains Role of Human Behaviour in Surgical Errors

A study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified 69 “never events” among 1.5 million invasive procedures performed over five years... Read more

Money

£1.5b NHS Funds on Seven Day Services Better Spent on Other Priorities

According to new research from the University of Manchester, the NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the government... Read more

Hospital-associated MRSA bacteria

Bundled Intervention Reduces Surgical Site Infections

A multicentre study published in JAMA shows that implementation of a multifaceted intervention can be effective in reducing surgical site infections... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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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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Prof. Murray Rebner

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Prof. Rowland Illing

The Affidea Effect: A Global Dose Data Management System

As the biggest independent provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services...

Prof. Nilesh Mehta

Emerging Concepts in Nutritional Therapy for the Critically Ill Child

Prudent strategies to optimise nutrition for the critically ill child,...

Prof. Dr. Elmar Kotter

Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists...

 ECRI Institute

Patient responsibility for following up on test results

A risk manager recently asked for guidance on the patient's...

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer

Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

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