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5 Traits a Healthcare CEO Needs

Healthcare organisations that aim to survive and grow need CEOs that understand the continuum of care and are capable of providing patients... Read more

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'Hotspotting' Valuable for Population Health Management

Leaders at Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City, Utah) discussed their organisation's efforts in population health hotspotting during a recent... Read more

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Pharmacists Play Critical Role in Improving Patient Health

According to a study conducted by Scot H. Simpson, professor in the faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta,... Read more

Team leader, Professor Jose Bengoechea, from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s

Hospital Superbug Breakthrough

A cutting-edge medical therapy has been developed by researchers at Queen’s University, Belfast that could protect patients against a... Read more

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Some Preoperative Tests Still Common Despite Low Value

While guidelines from professional associations have sought to discourage use of certain preoperative tests considered to be of low value and... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... 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

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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

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 Regina Holliday

Regina Holliday and the Walking Gallery

Patient Activism, Patient Advocacy or Patient Engagement. Whatever label...

 Vito Cantisani

Update on medical student education

One of the main projects of EUROSON School is the introduction of Ultrasound...

Dr. Massimo Micocci

New Image Sharing Technology Transforms Radiology Services Across Yorkshire

The XERO Exchange Network, a new image sharing technology from Agfa...

 James Mucklow

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders?...

Dr Ton (AGJM) Hanselaar

VBHC in Netherlands

What problems could be solved? A report of interviews with 21 Dutch VHBC...

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