EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Q&A: Ebola and Health Implications for the EU

The current Ebola outbreak affecting the West Africa region is the worst such outbreak on record. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared... Read more

Telenursing: Proper Communication Avoids Malpractice Claims

Telephone advice nursing, or ‘telenursing’ including telephone triage, is defined as the practice of providing ‘a component of telephone nursing... Read more

Diabetes Screening Urged For All After Age 45

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has amended its recommendations on screening for diabetes following a review of current... Read more

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

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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

From Our Journals

 Estelle Huchet

Opportunities and Risks of Digital Health: Older People’s Perspective

Summary: The publication of the European Commission Strategy for Artificial...

 Andrew Brown

The Reputation Riddle

While the fruits of a good corporate reputation translate into increased...

 Colin Wright

Person-centred approaches: a new core skills training framework

Colin Wright, Framework Development Manager at Skills for Health, provides...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Night in the ICU

T hey say that in the world of the intensive care unit (ICU), there...

 Catherine Estrampes

Editorial - Improving Efficiency While Providing the Best Care

The growth and aging of global populations, the rising levels of chronic...

Prof. Armand Girbes

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

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