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AZ COVID-19 Trial Continues Despite Participant’s Death

AZ COVID-19 Trial Continues Despite Participant’s Death

This week has seen another COVID-19 vaccine-related incident: a volunteer in the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine trial in Brazil has died. Nevertheless,... Read more

COVID-19 Spurs Advance Care Planning

COVID-19 Spurs Advance Care Planning

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the public to become more aware of and interested in advance care planning, with a growing number of patients... Read more

Pandemic-Related Stress in Healthcare Workers

Pandemic-Related Stress in Healthcare Workers

Frontline healthcare workers (HCWs) are under great pressure attending to COVID-19 patients. Swamped with large volumes of infected patients,... Read more

COVID-19: Immunity-Based Strategies are ‘Flawed’

COVID-19: Immunity-Based Strategies are ‘Flawed’

Public health measures aiming to achieve ‘herd immunity’ are criticised by a multidisciplinary group of researchers who call it "a dangerous... Read more

Cost-Effectiveness and ROI of Proper PPE Provision

Cost-Effectiveness and ROI of Proper PPE Provision

A new analysis highlights the importance of ensuring the safety and health of medical workers through the use of personal protective equipment... Read more

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Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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

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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

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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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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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Prof. Manu Malbrain

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A conceptual framework for developing institutional programmes and guidelines...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

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 Tobias Gilk

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Dr. Ian Weissman

COVID-19: New Pandemic Offers a New Chance to be Well Together

Summary: A physician examines how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting...

 Frank Roebroek

Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success

With Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity at a high in healthcare...

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Novel Interventions for Early Parkinson Detection

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