EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

ACA: Five Years On, New Health Economy Fueled By Value Over Volume

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks the fifth anniversary of its tumultuous existence this week, and a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers... Read more

Ageing Population Will Increase The Need For Neurosurgeons

New research from NYU Langone Medical Center predicts that, as the population ages, hospitals will require more neurosurgeons to handle the... Read more

National Recognition For Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centred... Read more

HIMSS Stage 7 Awarded to Radboud University Medical Center

Radboud University Medical Center in the first hospital in the Netherlands and the third in Europe to receive a Stage 7 Award by HIMSS Analytics... Read more

Many Severe Sepsis Survivors Experience Preventable Readmissions

Rehospitalisation within 90 days is common for survivors of severe sepsis, in which internal organs begin to shut down in response to serious... 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

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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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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. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

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Will robots take your job in healthcare?

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Human Factors in Critical Care Medicine

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Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and...

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Is radiology a vital speciality?: Reflections on medium term prospects

Comparing radiology to living at or near the ocean allows the threats...

 Thomas Schulz

Meeting the Access Control Challenge in Hospitals

Securing a hospital round the clock is a tough job. But a rapidly maturing...

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