EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

New Study Will Evaluate Order Entry Errors

A team of patient safety experts at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is embarking on a study to see if there... Read more

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

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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

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 Julie Darbyshire

Noise in the intensive care unit: where does it come from and what can you do about it?

Practical measures and interventions to reduce noise levels in the ICU...

Dr Fernando Chaves

COVID-19 Antibody Testing – Why it Matters and Factors to Consider

As we move into the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will...

Dr. Hans van Schuppen

Why You Should Always Debrief Your Resuscitations

Everyone who is active in resuscitation teams will admit: treating a...

 Rui Pedro Almeida

Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield

The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth...

Dr. Yuda Sutherasan

Perioperative Respiratory Management of Morbidly Obese Patients

Obese patients without other major co-morbidities are categorised as class...

Prof. Rowland Illing

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic

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