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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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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

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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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 Paul Sidhu

Future of imaging

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 Xavier Corbella

Leading Change as a Physician

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Why Intensivists Should Participate in Home Ventilation Teams

A historical review of the birth of intensive care medicine and home...

Prof. Arch. Simona Agger Ganassi

Towards Post-COVID-19: Lessons and Challenges for Hospitals and Healthcare Infrastructures

There is evidence of viral assaults possible repetitiveness in the...

Prof. Paola Taroni

A multimodal system for the diagnosis of breast cancer: the SOLUS project

SOLUS is developing a multimodal breast imaging system involving diffuse...

Prof. Todd Dorman

Adult education for ICU management: a better way

Frequently, formal education sessions crafted for medical professionals...

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