EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Bariatric Surgery Improves Long-Term Survival

According to a study published in JAMA, obese patients who received care in the Veterans Affairs health systems and underwent bariatric surgery... Read more

Work Time Control Enhances Physicians' Sleep and Wellbeing

Physicians' work schedules are an important determinant of their own wellbeing and that of their patients. A new  study published in Applied... Read more

Collaboration for Better Lung Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Collaboration between The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and the European Society of Thoracic Surgery (ESTS) is expected to help improve... Read more

Surgeries Planned In Advance Save Lives and Money

Surgical care plays a major role in the rising cost of hospital care in the United States, representing nearly 30 percent of total healthcare... Read more

How Well Do We Know Doctors?

In the BMJ's weekly quiz for doctors, 50 respondents were asked to define their personality. The results reveal a wide choice of adjectives... Read more

Latest Journals

Previous Next

Blog Posts

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Executive Health Management

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information...

 Werner Leodolter

Digital transformation and the subconscious

Shaping the minds of organisations   Professor Werner Leodolter...

 Keith Oliver

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis PhD, FIOMP

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman MD, PhD, FACR, FAAP

How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department

Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department...

 Brenda Wiederhold

Virtual reality clinic: a case study

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.