EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Minimally Invasive Surgery Saves Money

In a new analysis of surgical outcomes, it was revealed that greater use of minimally invasive surgery for certain common procedures can help... Read more

Power Vest for Patient Caregivers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration... Read more

Moral Implications Of Patients Recording Conversations With Physicians

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have conducted a study of the ethical implications of patients and... Read more

Early Recall Rates Fall After Repeat Lung Cancer Screenings

With multiple lung cancer screening trials happening around the world, there is growing concern about the high number of early repeat scans... Read more

ACA: Five Years On, New Health Economy Fueled By Value Over Volume

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks the fifth anniversary of its tumultuous existence this week, and a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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

From Our Journals

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn

Grading COVID-19 Severity with CT: CAD and AI

Summary: A radiologist working with COVID-19 patients in Russia looks...

Dr Begona San Jose

Patients’ Revolution, Patients’ Evolution

Healthcare is in constant change. Today the change is driven by the...

Prof. Sherry Wang

Junior Faculty Support: How To Do It and Why It Matters

An overview of the themes of support from the perspective of junior...

 Liat Ayalon

Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

Summary: Ageism can be defined as stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination...

 Giuseppe Recchi

How artificial intelligence spells real change for patients

“At Affidea, the scale of our operation gives us unique capabilities...

Prof. Edzard Ernst

The essential truth

Critical evaluation of complementary and alternative medicine...

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