EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Dr. Francisco Loya, CEO, EmCare Hospital Medicine

Cutting Costs of Referrals

A recent webinar hosted by Becker's Hospital Review discussed the importance of managing the physician referral process. Key benefits of having... Read more

HOPE AGORA 2015

Management Innovation at HOPE AGORA 2015

Healthcare management innovation in the fields of patient care, clinical work, nursing, human resources and information systems were high on... Read more

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Feminism and Healthcare

There has been a global push for feminism and issues such as equal pay, equal employment opportunities, abortion rights etc. have been a dominant... Read more

Hallie Prescott, MD

Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients

A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response... Read more

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Study Explains Role of Human Behaviour in Surgical Errors

A study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified 69 “never events” among 1.5 million invasive procedures performed over five years... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... 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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 Monique Rasband

KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

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Quality and safety in radiology

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 Jutta Odarjuk

B·R·A·H·M·S PCT: A Valuable Tool for Bacterial Coinfection Risk Assessment

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Dr. Roger Harris

SMACC Chicago

Social Media and Critical Care (smacc)’s third meeting takes place in...

Prof. Nino Stocchetti

Fluid Choices in Brain Injury

Fluid management for acute brain damage has changed profoundly in the...

 Giuseppe Recchi

Beyond Imaging, Towards a Care Pathway Approach Powered by AI

The healthcare industry is under transformation. An ageing population...

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