EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Short read: motivate staff with animation

Whether you need to teach staff new procedures at work or simply want to motivate them, animated video is an engaging and effective approach.... Read more

MEDLAB Laboratory Management

MEDLAB: Lab management or leadership - what's the difference?

  MEDLAB Europe continued today with a packed session focusing on laboratory management. Chaired by Dr Ernesto Casis, Clinical Director... Read more

Who needs women as leaders?

The Women of Impact (WOI) for Healthcare started in 2013 with only 20 members. Since then the group – comprising of women leaders from diverse... Read more

Short read: workplace conflict

In healthcare and other industries, workplace conflict remains a ubiquitous concern. It is found that, among healthcare professionals, avoidance... Read more

POCT session at MEDLAB

MedLab: POCT Challenges and opportunities

Quality control, the benefits and limitations of technology and the need for incisive leadership were some of the topics featured in the Point... 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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Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

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Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology

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 Annika Reintam Blaser

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

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Prof. John West

Reaching the Heights of Respiratory Physiology

Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher.

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

Dr. Caleb Fisher

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

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