EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Radical Interoperability As the Future of Health

Radical Interoperability As the Future of Health

Smooth exchange of health and other data — that is, interoperability — between consumers, healthcare organisations and new entrants is... Read more

Legal Challenges of Data Management

Legal Challenges of Data Management

With the development of digital infrastructures in healthcare, there is growing need to work all the data available into a ‘data fabric’,... Read more

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

Climate change concerns are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, with disruptions causing issues for health, businesses and people’s... Read more

Public Perception of Healthcare: Quality Vs. Cost

Public Perception of Healthcare: Quality Vs. Cost

While people in general consider their healthcare experiences positive, they however regret being not empowered to control their healthcare journeys,... Read more

Connecting Individual Health to the Community

Connecting Individual Health to the Community

Provider organisations have focused their attention on improving healthcare experiences of individual patients. Now, researchers say hospitals... Read more

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There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Matthias Totzeck

The Recertification Process of a Chest Pain Unit (CPU)

With chest pain a leading reason for an emergency room visit, what is...

Dr. Alan Spiro

Challenging Paradigms: Practising at the Top of Your Licence

Is a division of labour approach in which health professionals limit...

Prof. Stephen Baker

COVID-19 - Present and Future Effect on Radiologist Training?

The effects of COVID-19 have been manifold but one of the areas which...

Dr. Cristina Petrișor

Immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions in the ICU

For the ICU patient, correct and timely diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity...

Prof. Donat Spahn

Key decisions in a goal-directed coagulation management approach

An individualised goal-directed approach to managing coagulopathy...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Fighting the Supervillain with Everyone’s Superpowers

The new superheroes of today – those on the frontlines of the COVID-19...

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