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Simple, economical toolkit improves healthcare outcomes in South India

Resource limitations should not discourage hospitals in finding ways to improve the quality of healthcare services. There are simple, and inexpensive,... Read more

Reduce patient mortality: partner with the local vape shop

Many people turn to e-cigarettes in their attempt to stop smoking. In the UK, for example, there are now nearly 3 million vapers and vape shops... Read more

Frank Attenello, MD, MS, of the Keck School of Medicine of USC

The overlooked healthcare burnout victims: neurosurgeons

A number of studies have looked at physician burnout, but little is known on how prevalent this problem is amongst neurosurgeons in particular.... Read more

Guns in hospitals: recipe for disaster?

As part of their increased security measures, many hospitals across the United States have armed guards posted within their premises. Is this... Read more

Putting healthcare innovation firmly on the map

Innovation is a key factor to succeed in any business or endeavour. However, innovation efforts within a company often lack a clear mission... Read more

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On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... Read more

The current study of the Cyprus Integrity Forum (CIF) highlights the pitfalls that must be avoided to preserve the sustainability of our country, social equality and environmental integrity, and above all to protect the prestige of our country as a state of law and morality and not as a centre of opportunistic corruption as some have accused us... 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

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

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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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Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

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 Dimis Michaelides

When does striking out alone work best?

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 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Ransomware attacks:How to protect your systems

What are the steps to take when there is a ransomware attack?  ...

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

Professor Lorenzo Bonomo, ESR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? The chest was...

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