EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Minimally Invasive Surgery Saves Money

In a new analysis of surgical outcomes, it was revealed that greater use of minimally invasive surgery for certain common procedures can help... Read more

Power Vest for Patient Caregivers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration... Read more

Moral Implications Of Patients Recording Conversations With Physicians

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have conducted a study of the ethical implications of patients and... Read more

Early Recall Rates Fall After Repeat Lung Cancer Screenings

With multiple lung cancer screening trials happening around the world, there is growing concern about the high number of early repeat scans... Read more

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

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During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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

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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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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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Dr. Alexandra Freeman

What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments

How much do clinicians—and patients—really know about the likely outcomes...

 Patience Fagbenro

How following steps for quality impact healthcare consumerism

Quality Assurance as a function of healthcare business profitability and...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Caring for very old patients in the ICU

Describes the epidemiology and outcomes for very old patients as...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

 Paul Sidhu

Future of imaging

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as...

Dr. Pablo Valdés Solís

Obstacles to establishing competence in radiology

Competence in radiology: difficult to define, more difficult to establish.

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