EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Health Systems Partner to Promote EMS Innovations

Best practices in emergency medical care will be identified and implemented across the US as part of a new project supported by a $225,000 grant.... Read more

Online Self-Scheduling Boosts Clinical Productivity and Patient Engagement

Online appointment scheduling by patients has the potential to save the healthcare industry more time and money than sophisticated new telemedicine... Read more

Rotating Night Shifts Increase Risk of CVD and Lung Cancer

According to a report published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there is a possibility of increased risk of cardiovascular disease... Read more

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

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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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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

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Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

COVID-19 from the Perspective of Telemedicine

A retired physician offers insights into COVID-19 telemedicine following...

Prof. Élie Azoulay

Knowledge Transfer to Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Immunocompromised Patients

An overview on sharing information, improving clinician skills, and...

Dr. Shelly Mahajan

A primer on next generation sequencing data analytics

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised

Dr. Christopher Lockie

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

 Georg Schmitz

Ultrasound: Pushing the Boundaries with Unconventional Techniques

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Prof. Paul Wischmeyer

Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU

Poor ICU nutrition delivery remains a challenge worldwide. Objective...

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