EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
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Patient Safety: Reducing Dietary Errors

Dietary errors occurred in 285 events reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority between January 2009 and June 2014, with eight events... Read more

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Effectiveness of Cross-Border Healthcare

European Patients Forum (EPF) organised a major European conference on cross-border healthcare in Brussels, Belgium. Patient leaders from across... Read more

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Study Aims at Reducing Hospital Readmissions

A study shows that patients who refuse post acute care services tend to be young, well educated and healthy. They are also twice as likely to... Read more

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Reporting Infection Data Time Consuming

According to a new research, collecting and reporting data to federal health agencies is not the soundest of strategies. The study was presented... Read more

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Need for Nursing Cultural Diversity Education Identified

According to a report by Nurse.com, cultural competency and an understanding of healthcare perspectives from different cultures is becoming... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Gennaro Martucci

Vitamin D deficiency in ICU patients

A review on the role of vitamin D in a well-defined setting of critically...

Prof. Armand Girbes

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols,

 Brenda Wiederhold

Virtual reality clinic: a case study

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and...

 Sten Walther

Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in...

 Carlos Luis Parra-Calderón

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use...

 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only...

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