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Legal Challenges of Data Management

Legal Challenges of Data Management

With the development of digital infrastructures in healthcare, there is growing need to work all the data available into a ‘data fabric’,... Read more

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

Climate change concerns are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, with disruptions causing issues for health, businesses and people’s... Read more

Public Perception of Healthcare: Quality Vs. Cost

Public Perception of Healthcare: Quality Vs. Cost

While people in general consider their healthcare experiences positive, they however regret being not empowered to control their healthcare journeys,... Read more

Connecting Individual Health to the Community

Connecting Individual Health to the Community

Provider organisations have focused their attention on improving healthcare experiences of individual patients. Now, researchers say hospitals... Read more

The Triple Aim in Healthcare

"The Triple Aim" framework is intended to help healthcare organisations focus on reducing care-related costs, improving the patient experience... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

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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Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

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 Annika Reintam Blaser

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

 Uta Melzer

Confronting Risk

That the use of ionising radiation for medical purposes holds both tremendous...

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