EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Physician Retention: Job Satisfaction Comes From Balance

Teaching hospitals’ retention of physicians depends upon many factors, but the key to job satisfaction may come down to one word: balance. A... Read more

Changes That May Affect Physicians' Pay in 2015

Several developments are expected in the year 2015 with respect to the income of physicians. While some changes will be troubling, others may... Read more

Wide Variation In Clinical Guidelines For Rectal Cancer

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, clinical practice guidelines for the treatment... Read more

EAHP: Drug Shortages Affect 86% of European Hospitals

A new report by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) reveals widespread medicine shortages that are affecting all countries... Read more

European Antibiotic Awareness Day Is 18 November 2014

EMA supports innovative approaches to facilitate development of new antibiotics The European Medicines Agency (EMA) supports European... Read more

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The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever – in healthcare as well as in other sectors because most organisations, public and private, are interested to know about the value they create for society. The financial aspects are not enough for this purpose since there is a need to identify the actions that create value,... Read more

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... 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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Prof. Petra Innerhofer MD

Treatment of trauma-induced coagulopathy with factor concentrates

RETIC study  Presents results of the RETIC study that compared...

Prof. David Koff

Connecting imaging and information in the era of AI

The 13th edition of Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology (MIIT)...

Prof. Jeremy Kahn MD MS

Evidenced-based ICU Organisation: Interview with Professor Jeremy Kahn

Jeremy Kahn is Professor of Critical Care, Medicine and Health Policy...

Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

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

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

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bein MA

Extracorporeal Lung Support in Trauma Patients

The rationale, indications and challenges of extracorporeal lung assist...

 Ajay K. Gupta

When a Cybercrime Takes Place - Who's to Blame?

When cybersecurity is breached and sensitive data is compromised, who...

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