EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals. Shorter stays... Read more

Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?

Patient safety is an important consideration in the delivery of care. While providers continually seek ways to improve patient safety and... Read more

NHS counters GDPR with millions-strong research dataset

In today's technology-driven world, data has become one of the most valuable commodities. And particularly in healthcare, the protection... Read more

Medical schools promote desperately-needed leadership training

Healthcare systems are evolving rapidly and medical schools need to keep up by strengthening programmes to help physician leaders master... Read more

Obesity kills: doctors call for better training for effective care

With European Obesity Day taking place on May 19, General Practitioners (GPs) across Europe are calling for increased and improved training... 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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Dr. Yuda Sutherasan

Respiratory monitoring in the perioperative period

A recent large prospective cohort study conducted on different types...

Dr. Amir Abbas Mahabadi

Global COVID-19 Pandemic - Compelling Effects on Cardiovascular Medicine

Summary: Quarantining and public interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic...

 Vito Cantisani

US-elastography for superficial organs: update

US-elastography, introduced to clinical practice in the early 2000s,...

Prof. James Stone

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Traum

Dr. Marina Gafanovich

Value-based healthcare and the doctor-patient relationship

The doctor-patient relationship can be considered a gateway to value-base

Dr. Heidi Wimmers

Why is Drug Traceability Important in a Hospital?

Implementation at Hospital Alemán in Argentina The acute condition of...

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