EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Zoom On: Eric de Roodenbeke, CEO of IHF

Eric de Roodenbeke is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), a position he has held since 2008. He earned... Read more

World Alzheimer Report: Diabetes, Hypertension, Smoking Raise Risks

The World Alzheimer Report 2014  ‘Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modifiable factors’ , released today, calls for... Read more

New Regional President and VP Appointments at Agfa HealthCare

Executive leadership strengthened with appointments of William Corsten as regional President in North America and Frank Pecaitis as Vice President,... Read more

Negative Gossip and Burnout in Hospitals

Gossip can both hinder and help in a hospital environment. Despite the fact that research indicates that it occurs frequently in healthcare organisations,... Read more

Zoom On: Mr. Leo Nefiodow – Futurology Expert

Future Studies expert Leo Nefiodow was a keynote speaker at the 25th annual European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) congress held in... 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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 Anne Rocher

Humanizing the ICU experience with enhanced communication

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Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Smart hospital ethics: starting the dialogue

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Dr. Isabel González

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