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Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... Read more

What's taking so long? Smashing population health silos

Healthcare has been historically mired in siloed thinking, with providers operating independent of each other and rarely sharing patient... Read more

Managed equipment services boon for emerging market health

In healthcare, the private sector is increasingly working with governments to address the needs of health systems. One form of public-private... Read more

Dirty laundry cause of infections

New research suggests that "dirty" linens in hospitals could be a source of sporadic outbreaks of Clostridium difficile infection. This... Read more

New approach for hospital census management

New approach for hospital census management

Length of stay and readmission rate are key indicators of the health of a hospital. A practitioner of medicine, or of administration, needs... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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

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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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 Giuseppe Recchi

Reimagining Healthcare: A Story of Growth, Innovation and Transformation

With ageing populations on the rise and healthcare funding increasingly...

Priv. Doz. Dr. Sven Zenker

Transforming Measurement into Understanding: Quantitative Bedside Decision Support

Intensivists today are faced with a growing deluge of quantitative data,...

Dr. Frederic Michard MD, PhD

Protecting ward patients

Finding patients before they crash might be the next major opportunity...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Preparing Staff for Crises

Summary: Staff management during critical times can be...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Quality

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but...

Dr. Sameer Jog MD, EDIC, IDCCM

How to manage severe dengue infection

A review of diagnosis and treatment of dengue, a mosquito-borne febrile...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.