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"Googling" Guidelines: The Ethics of Physicians Investigating Patients Online

Formal guidelines which address physicians’ use of the internet and social media should be updated to include the ethics of physicians conducting... Read more

World Cancer Day: Cancer Services Investment Could Save Millions of Lives

On World Cancer Day 2015, leading global public health experts from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announce that millions... Read more

World Cancer Day: European Oncologists Call for Equal Access to Cancer Treatment

 Access to treatment and care is the fundamental right of any patient. In cancer, despite the fast rate of new agent development, there are still... Read more

Defensive Practices Linked To Lawsuit Liability Among US Neurosurgeons

A large majority of neurosurgeons in the United States perform extra tests and procedures as a precaution against malpractice lawsuits. In states... Read more

10 Changes to Advance Personalised Patient Care

Twelve years have passed since the mapping of the human genome in 2003. Since then, much has been learned about how people differ genetically.... Read more

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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

On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... 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

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

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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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The Empowered Patient: Capitalising on Information and Technology

Summary: We might be ready for the new hospital and the new healthcare...

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