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6 Projects Vie for European Health Award 2014

Six cutting-edge, cross-border projects have been shortlisted for the prestigious €10,000 European Health Award 2014, which honours projects... Read more

The EAHM 2014 Inaugural Ceremony

Berlin, Germany, EAHM Congress 2014 Report Moderated by Dr. Ralf Michael Schmitz, EAHM Education and Training, the ceremonial opening of the... Read more

Zoom On Tribute: Joel J. Nobel, Patient Safety Pioneer

Joel J. Nobel’s career as a physician and patient safety advocate “made hospitals a safer place for everybody,” according to Anthony J. Montagnolo,... Read more

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

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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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 Sabine Torgler

Nurses Are Not Soldiers

Sabine is a staff nurse who has had COVID-19 patients in her ward,...

Prof. Henrique Martins

Digital Health Diplomacy in Chained Globalised Health Context

There cannot be a global approach to diseases and health promotion...

 Jeroen Tas

The Care Continuum

Thinking Digitally IT is critical to the way Philips designs, develops...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

 Kathleen Puntillo

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessme

 Hans Vandewyngaerde

The Road Ahead

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.