EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Massive Social Media Support for eHealth Ireland

It looks like support for eHealth in Ireland is alive and well; eHealth Ireland announced a positive public reaction in the days following the... Read more

online surveys

How Effective are Online Ratings of Doctors?

Physician ratings websites are intended to make patients better-informed consumers of healthcare, but some doctors worry that complainers will... Read more

Outsourcing healthcare services

Successful Outsourcing Relationships

Clinical outsourcing can be an important strategy for health providers, in particular those seeking to add specific clinical expertise or make... Read more

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Preventing Infections during Healthcare Laundry Process

According to a review published online in  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology... Read more

Survey

How Productive are Patient Satisfaction Surveys?

According to a recent report from The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institute, patient satisfaction surveys may be doing more harm... 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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Executive Health Management

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

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

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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 Valérie Bokobza

Oxygen – A Vital Need for the Fight Against COVID-19

The serious health crisis in France, Italy, Spain and so many...

Dr. Yeow Chan

Why Intensivists Should Participate in Home Ventilation Teams

A historical review of the birth of intensive care medicine and home...

Dr. Simon Schmidbauer

Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome

More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the...

 Erin Birch

What if we Treated Patients More Like Customers?

COVID-19 has ignited the need for data-driven decision making, personalised

Prof. Maged N.Kamel Boulos

Maged N. Kamel Boulos

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 Pau Sarsanedas

Precise Automated Resuscitation with RESPIRA

An innovative solution to ventilator shortages has been found in Spain...

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