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EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

EU Streams Millions into COVID-19 R&D

The European Commission is planning to invest another €122 million in COVID-19 research and has launched a second call for an expression... Read more

World Health Assembly Goes Virtual

World Health Assembly Goes Virtual

On 18 and 19 May, the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) is being held. There are a number of hot issues on the agenda, including participation of... Read more

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

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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

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Dr. Gennaro Martucci

Vitamin D deficiency in ICU patients

A review on the role of vitamin D in a well-defined setting of critically...

Prof. Armand Girbes

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

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols,

 Brenda Wiederhold

Virtual reality clinic: a case study

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and...

 Sten Walther

Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in...

 Carlos Luis Parra-Calderón

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use...

 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only...

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