EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a year in advance... Read more

Handshake Ban to Curb Hospital Infections

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious and potentially life-threatening problem in hospitals, and the unwashed hands of healthcare workers... Read more

#ESAGeneva: Physician-Assisted Suicide - Yay or Nay?

Physican-assisted suicide continues to remain a controversial topic. Both medical experts and the general public have so far failed to come... Read more

Charismatic Leaders: Too Much of a Good Thing?

If your organisation is in the process of selecting candidates for leadership positions, it may be worth considering this finding from a new... Read more

Using Technology to Enhance Patient-Physician Interactions

Electronic health records (EHRs) are essential to providing medical care for patients. With the growing use of EHRs, the computer has become... Read more

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COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

On 10 March, Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit organisation dedicated to achieve zero preventable deaths, announced the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Dr Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. A renowned medical professional, Dr Ramsay shares his vision of the organisation’s future strategy... Read more

According to global reports, from an operational point of view, there is extreme pressure on capacity due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), affecting mainly inbound air freight and domestic road haulage in addition to production in China. As the ripple effect, similar pressure is observed in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Dr. Joanna Bayley

Medication Compliance Aids - Towards Smarter & Safer Use

Medication compliance aids (MCAs) are used extensively in Bristol. In...

 Dorothy Wade PhD

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

 Maurit Beeri

Innovation in paediatric rehabilitation

A challenge and an opportunity   Review of innovative technologies...

Prof. Michael West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Pre-ICU

What happens before patients arrive in the ICU? We know that status...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis PhD, FIOMP

Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging

An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical...

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