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Benefits of ‘Lean Lab’ – Experience from MIT

Benefits of ‘Lean Lab’ – Experience from MIT

A team from MIT share their experience of introducing the ‘Lean Lab’ approach, which helped them to optimise workflows, reduce costs... Read more

IHF Awards 2020: Deadline Extended

IHF Awards 2020: Deadline Extended

Entry submissions for the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards 2020 has just been extended to 30 June 2020. Until then,... Read more

World Celebrates Nurses Day

World Celebrates Nurses Day

On 12 May the world celebrates International Nurses Day. Nursing is one of the most in-demand and at the same time most under-invested... Read more

EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines

EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published an overview of initiatives for acceleration of the regulatory procedures. This is... Read more

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Health and Wellbeing

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Health and Wellbeing

One of the major topics in the COVID-19 broader discussions is the impact the restrictions and mitigation measures have on the public’s... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“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

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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

From Our Journals

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Is the Severe COVID-19 Over in Europe?

Is the worst over? Have patients most at risk already been affected...

 Philipp Schuetz

The Role of Procalcitonin for Risk Assessment and Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

Procalcitonin is widely used to assess the risk of bacterial infection...

Dr. Edewede Oriwoh

Edewede Oriwoh

Independent Cyber-physical Security Researcher Anyone who...

 Tara Quasim

Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

A New Model for ICU Rehabilitation  It is now well established...

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

Dr. Francesca Rubulotta

“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”

The COmpetency-BAsed Training programme in Intensive Care for Europe and...

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