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Speak Up™ For Your Rights, The Joint Commission

Patients Should ‘Speak Up™ for Their Rights’

An e ducational campaign on patient rights by The Joint Commission: m ultimedia materials inform patients about taking an active... Read more

The value of discount on branded drugs

The Value of Discount on Branded Drugs

Despite the proclaimed benefits, in Canada, brand-name drug discount cards (or co-pay cards) lead to higher spending for both healthcare... Read more

Winners of the IHF Awards 2019

Winners of the IHF Awards 2019

The IHF Awards 2019 winners were announced in an awards ceremony on November 8, during the 43rd World Hospital Congress. Kaohsiung Veterans... Read more

Are Patient and Public Involvement strategic documents helpful?

Are PPI strategic documents helpful?

Attempts to bring health and care (medic, public and social) research closer with the public has been on NHS’s agenda since early 2000s.... Read more

The Monastery Manchester: UN health and education programme hub

The Monastery Manchester Chosen as SDG Hub for Health and Education Programme

The UNGSIIFoundation has selected The Monastery Manchester, a stunning example of the gothic style known as Manchester’s Taj Mahal,... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

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