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Effects of Hospital Consolidation. Mergers & Acquisitions

Effects of Hospital Consolidation

Hospital mergers have been on the rise in recent years, with the pace accelerating since 2010. A recent study showed that the trend had... Read more

2020: Our View on the Year Ahead

Editors-in-Chief for HealthManagement.org share their views on what to look out for in 2020 healthcare management.   Alexandre Lourenço,... Read more

UK New Year Honours: Where Does Healthcare Stands?

UK New Year Honours: Where Does Healthcare Stands?

On 27 December 2019, the 2020 New Year Honours (NYHs), ie recognition of achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United... Read more

New System to Track Medication in UAE

New System to Track Medication in UAE

The new pharmaceutical track and trace system is being adopted by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), a first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates... Read more

When Do Academics Work?

For academics across the world, ‘working hours’ vary greatly, and in China many tend to work after hours, shows a recent study published... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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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

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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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 Olivia Lounsbury

The Business Case for Person-Centred Care

While some choices in healthcare may be limited due to circumstantial ...

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Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with...

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Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

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Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

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 Gerry O’Dwyer

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Agfa HealthCare Introduces XERO Universal Viewer & Microsoft Teams Integration During COVID-19

Agfa HealthCare and Microsoft Teams have partnered up to provide new...

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