EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Pet Therapy For Hospital Employee Stress

A number of hospitals have long used therapy dogs to help their patients. Now, even emergency room doctors and nurses themselves have turned... Read more

Medtronic and NGC to Partner Up

Medtronic Inc. announced this week that it has acquired NGC Medical S.p.A. (NGC), a privately-held Italian company. The company was acquired... Read more

New Guidelines For Pathologists

A raft of evidence-based guidelines is set to be presented when the College of American Pathologists (CAP) convenes on 7-10 September 2014. Eight... Read more

Cross-Clinic Communication in Patient Care Transitions

Guidelines to enhance communication during patient care transitions between healthcare settings have the potential to improve patient outcomes... Read more

Health Spending Up From Higher Service Costs

According to a new study conducted by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health & Clinical Practice, the recent growth in healthcare... 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

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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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 ECRI Institute

Patient Identification: Executive Summary

For its fifth Deep Dive analysis of a patient safety topic, ECRI Institute...

 Juliane Hesse

Nurses Health – Do You Manage This Challenge?

Summary: Patients rely on healthy nurses for optimal care – but who...

 Margaretta Colangelo

AI in medical imaging may make the biggest impact in healthcare

An overview of recent advances showing the value of using AI in medical...

 Alan Kramer

Influence of Biotin Nutritional Supplementation on Laboratory Testing: Sex and Gender Impact

High dose biotin supplementation is most common among females and...

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou

Seven steps to design, procure, implement and maintain a Clinical Information System for your ICU

How to design, procure, test, parameterise, implement and maintain a...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman

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

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

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