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'Collaboration' Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Lean Management

Use of Lean management methodology to improve care efficiencies is new for healthcare. A new report in The Journal of Nursing Administration... Read more

Nurses

Future Nursing Supply Set to Drop

As previously predicted, nursing shortage ten years from now may not be as dire as initially forecasted. However research still suggests that... Read more

Savings

Accountable Care Organization Model Reduces Medicare Spending

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that a new Medicare payment model reduced the number of times patients received services... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes Blue Circle

Obesity Surgery - Who Should Get Priority?

According to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, obese patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those with recent... Read more

IOM

IOM Report: Teamwork Critical for Improved Diagnosis

Data on diagnostic errors are sparse, few reliable measures exist and errors are often found in retrospect, an independent research committee... Read more

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Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

Herbert Staehr serves as Global Head of Transforming Care Delivery for Siemens Healthineers, driving the company’s activities and messaging around delivering high-value care. In this capacity, he develops and executes programmes and outreach strategies aimed at healthcare providers around the world, as well as stakeholders in every branch of the healthcare... Read more

My dear readers, It is time for thoughts from the island again. It’s time for the nurse’s thoughts! I wanted to share with you all that, as a staff nurse, I still work on COVID-19 wards. I risked it and flew to the Canary Islands in March for sunshine and switching-off time. I needed the urge of summer like a sunflower. I thought in my ‘naïve’... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

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Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

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How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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Prof Stephan Jakob

What Did We Learn From Nutritional Monitoring?

Monitoring nutrition in the ICU is significantly different from monitoring

Dr. Richard Sandford

ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited,...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

Dr. Christopher Peter Nickson

Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and critical care

This article describes the nature of FOAM (Free Open-Access Medical education)

 Susan Campbell Westerway

Would you use a dirty ultrasound probe on yourself?

Making the ultrasound scan a safer examination. A sonographer...

 Miguel Angel Martínez-Camacho

Post-Intensive Care Syndrome - A Necessary Harm in the Critically Ill?

Critically ill patients can develop a series of complications due...

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