EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

'Black Box' for Improving OR Safety

A black box similar to that used in the aviation industry has been developed specifically for improving safety in the operating room, according... Read more

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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

Digital technologies are impacting our way of living on a daily basis allowing customers to shop online, make travelling arrangements, use banking services, educational platforms, without physical presence. Healthcare was adopting innovative technologies aiming to increase accuracy of medical outcomes but embracing digital tools for online services... Read more

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Executive Health Management

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

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

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Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

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Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

Is Patient Really Empowered in Medical Industrial Complex?

A veteran patient advocate questions some of the hyped patient-engagement...

 Michelle Fakkert

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

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 Mark Mellett

Coping with Complexity

The Irish military on embracing leadership that promotes diversity,...

 Michelle Fakkert

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many initiatives

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