EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Christian Marolt, Executive Director, HealthManagement with Philippe Blua

New EAHM President supports exchange and innovation

The European Association of Healthcare Managers (EAHM) announced its new president in Cascais, Portugal on Friday. Philippe Blua,... Read more

Fraud laws roadblocks to VBHC?

Reform in the healthcare sector is highlighted by the paradigm change to value-based care. The Affordable Care Act tried to integrate the... Read more

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently... Read more

Can the retail experience shape healthcare?

The 2018 CEO Briefing Room, organised by Health Evolution, gathered 18 healthcare CEOs and Bill Simon, former President & CEO of Walmart... Read more

Short read: What can healthcare learn from Amazon?

The enterprise started out as an online seller of books, and then of small gadgets; then expanded into selling all sorts of consumer products... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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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

 Roberta Roepke

Making Decisions During ICU Night Shifts: Challenges and Considerations

We review the decision-making processes during night shifts focusing...

 Chris Hancock

Reducing avoidable harm and death from sepsis and acute kidney injury

Achieving large-scale behaviour change with the NHS Wales programme...

 ECRI Institute

Care Coordination

For its fourth Deep Dive™ analysis of a particular patient safety topic,...

 Emma Sutcliffe

The ABC of Patient Engagement: Time to Breathe New Life Into Old Stories

Summary: A medical communications expert looks at how industry’s relationship

 Bettina Siewert

Building a new culture of safety

Providing employees with the right environment and skills   Human

Prof. Mamas Mamas

The Future of Cardiovascular Medicine – Technology, Gender Bias and Treatment Strategies

Prof. Mamas A Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist,...

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