EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trump Budget Cuts Threat to AHRQ's Future

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is responsible for making healthcare safer and more effective. While AHRQ has survived... Read more

5 Top Cost Cutting Mistakes in Healthcare

Confronted with pressure to reduce costs, many healthcare providers are making counterproductive changes that sometimes actually lead... Read more

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also... Read more

ACA Repeal Battle: Winners and Losers

Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a major election campaign promise. After weeks of contentious negotiations... Read more

Medical Errors: Disclosure May Prevent Lawsuits

Hospitals often take a "deny and defend" approach when faced with allegations of medical negligence. However, offering prompt disclosure and... Read more

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In understanding a culture of blame and denial and why it is difficult to move to a culture of safety, you have to be willing to examine and understand the current culture within an organisation. As outlined in the Patient Safety Movement Foundation ’s Actionable Patient Safety Solutions ( APSS ) #1, ‘Culture of Safety,’ creating such a... Read more

This New Year is significant for World Health as the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200 th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.   World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner in the three-year ’Nursing Now!’ Campaign... Read more

Dr Lloyd Humphreys is a clinical psychologist, NHS Innovation Accelerator alumnus and Head of Europe at SilverCloud Health , the leading digital mental and behavioural health platform. Here he explains how digital therapy is providing significant benefit to service users requiring mental health support, and how a successful and continually developing... 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

Executive Health Management

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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 Leo Nefiodow

Health: The Economic Growth Engine of the 21st Century

Is there a correlation between health and economic growth? Can the healthcare...

Dr. Richard Sandford PhD, FRCP

ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited,...

Dr. Arno Nierich MD, PhD

Fibrinogen concentrate in elective complex cardiac surgery: a monocentric trial

Presents the results from a randomised controlled trial which aimed to...

Prof. Mikhail Kirov

Extravascular lung water as a target for intensive care

The paper highlights the present clinical rationale for extravascular...

 Max Curfs

How to Change Fertility Care with Value-Based Healthcare

Summary: The VBHC Green Belt Blended Learning programme gives medical...

Dr. Peter Wilmshurst MB ChB, BSc, FRCP, FFSEM, FISM

Whistleblowing in healthcare

Although healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about...

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