EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

I-PASS Reduces Medical Errors During Patient Handoffs

Preventable adverse events — injuries due to medical errors — are a major cause of death among Americans. Although some progress has been made... 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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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

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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

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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

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 Ceri Lynch

Feasibility and Potential Benefits of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit

Virtual reality (VR) is a developing technology with much current interest...

Dr. Elisabeth Esteban

Caring for children in the PICU

From novel technology to family-centred care: new challenges for old...

 Rafael Grossmann

Telemedicine Post COVID-19

Summary: Renowned surgeon and healthcare futurist Rafael Grossman speaks...

Dr Gerard Castro

Improving Diagnosis Through Technology

As we continue to explore how technology can be used in the diagnostic...

 Werner Leodolter

Digital transformation and the subconscious

Shaping the minds of organisations   Professor Werner Leodolter...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Innovation

The burden of critical illness is a major concern in healthcare. This...

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