EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Next generation of physician leaders & the 'triple aim' goals

There are important challenges in healthcare today, in particular regarding the needs to pivot from volume-based care to value-based care... Read more

Servant leadership: A journey, not a race

Amidst changing organisational mandates and employee expectations, leaders must learn new ways of leading. Old command and control styles... Read more

Short read: Improving risk literacy

The Harding Center for Risk Literacy, established in 2009, is a unit of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. The centre... Read more

Engaging patients in the redesign of health care services can lead to reduced hospital admissions and more efficient and effective health care, a study led by Dr. Yvonne Bombard suggests.

Meet your new designer: the patient

Unlike providers who only see the care that they're directly engaged in, the patient sees “the big picture” of care – from the diagnosis... Read more

Time for a diet? Lean methodology in healthcare

Lean is an improvement philosophy made famous by the Toyota Motor Company. In the last decade and a half, Lean thinking was extended to... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Yuda Sutherasan

Perioperative Respiratory Management of Morbidly Obese Patients

Obese patients without other major co-morbidities are categorised as class...

Dr. Adrian Wong

POCUS and SHOCK

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an invaluable tool to differentiate...

Prof. Ingrid Egerod

Critical Care in Denmark

Interview with Professor Ingrid Egerod Prof. Ingrid Egerod, RN, MSN,...

Prof. Koen Kas

How the simple ingredient of delight can transform healthcare

A small dose of ‘magic’ in the healthcare setting can lead to a more...

 Emma Sutcliffe

Measuring Patient Engagement

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the...

Asst. Prof. Stuart McGrane

Acute Brain Dysfunction During Critical Illness

Delirium (acute brain dysfunction) can be a complication of critical...

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