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UCLA: Big Data Computing Center of Excellence

UCLA is set to establish a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing under an $11 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health... Read more

System Cuts Hospital Bed Usage by 25 percent

According to a study presented at the annual Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver, a new and innovative patient management system implemented... Read more

Higher Quality Scores Do Not Lower SNF Readmissions

According to a new study, the risk of hospital readmission or death at thirty days following hospital discharge for fee-for service Medicare... Read more

15 Patient Safety Collaboratives Funded in England

A new national programme will be launched today by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to improve the safety of patients and ensure... Read more

Zoom On: Martin Bromiley, Clinical Human Factors Group

Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... 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

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. Ricard Ferrer

Sepsis code implementation at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital: rapid diagnostics key to success

Implementation of a sepsis code, Código Sepsis, in October 2015 at the...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Is the Severe COVID-19 Over in Europe?

Is the worst over? Have patients most at risk already been affected...

Dr. David Brealey

Rapid Pathogen Testing With PCR/ESI-MS

The RADICAL multicentre observational study was performed to compare PCR/ESI-MS

 ECRI Institute

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

 Annick Ducher

The Role of EIT Health in Training the European Health Workforce

Summary: EIT Health, a network organisation supported by the European...

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