EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Oesophageal Cancer Screening: Low Risk of Liability Claims

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission... Read more

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

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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

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... 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

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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Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the...

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Crossing the Rubicon to a Digitally Enabled Medical Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a catalyst for healthcare to embrace...

 Marie Meynadier

Revolutionizing Orthopaedic Imaging

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Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou joins Editorial Board

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Nuclear Medicine And Prostate Cancer

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Diagnostic Imaging in the Age of COVID-19

In a disease surrounded by unknowns, patients’ imaging is shedding a...

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