EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

The Heidelberg New Working Time Model

A new working time model has been proposed by researchers at the University of Heidelberg which may improve patient care quality by avoiding... Read more

Study: 34% of Trauma Patients Undertriaged

A new study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine found that 34 percent of major trauma patients are undertriaged in the... Read more

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

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“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

In the UK the incidence numbers are going down, which is a relief to see and to feel. I was pretty down at the beginning of 2021 and hope seemed far away. Four weeks down the line, and I am happier again.   I can see what the huge vaccination programme (over 13% of the U.K. population has been vaccinated) has brought... Read more

A pandemic-free text. In a season of inaugural addresses, I am humbled to have one of my own...   As this new year begins, I begin it with the launch of this column – a space where, once a month, I will serve as an observer in this ever-expanding healthcare ecosystem. From my vantage point as a business school law... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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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

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Getting Started With Twitter

The growth of social media for medical CPD has been astronomical over...

Prof. Nilesh Mehta

Quality improvement in the PICU – a primer for intensivists

Quality improvement provides tools that help the transformation of an...

Dr Susan Henshall

Elevating Cancer Care to Global Level

With cancer being the second leading cause of death globally, it is...

 Krista Kim

The healing power of digital art in hospital environments

How digital art creates a healing space that benefits both patients...

 Judith Girschik

How to Make Sense of Digital Chaos

What it Takes to be a Leader in the Digital Age In a world of fierce...

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