EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Dr. Bhagwan Satiani

6 Top Physician-Leadership Tips

At the recent Becker's Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting in Chicago, the shortage of physician-leaders was in the spotlight. Bhagwan Satiani,... Read more

Medical Malpractice Nondisclosures - Fit for Purpose?

According to an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, most medical malpractice settlements include nondisclosure clauses but there is... Read more

The World Needs New Antibiotics

The problem of antibiotic resistance continues to be a threat to healthcare and yet, investment in the development of new antibiotics remains... Read more

Who Really Makes Medical Decisions?

In today's healthcare, insurance companies hold a dominating position with respect to medical decisions about patient care. Dr Linda Girgis,... Read more

Improved Emergency Care Could Reduce Hospital Admissions

According to a three-year analysis by researchers at Mount Sinai, applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the... 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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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

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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

From Our Journals

 Sourabh Pagaria

Consumerism in Healthcare – Current Status, Benefits and Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed healthcare to move towards consumerism....

Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the...

 Alice Reid

What Intensivists Can Learn From Geriatric Medicine

In this article we discuss mind, mobility, medications, multi-complexity,...

 Alexandre Lourenço

COVID-19 Management

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc across the globe, spreading to new...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Lessons From the “Very Old Intensive Care Patients” (VIP) Project

An overview of the VIP project that studies a subgroup of patients ...

 Roberta Roepke

Making Decisions During ICU Night Shifts: Challenges and Considerations

We review the decision-making processes during night shifts focusing...

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