EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

How Culturally-Sensitive Care Can Improve Your Bottom Line

In a globalised world, Dr. Pepi Burgos has seen first-hand how a culturally-sensitive approach to patients can contribute to an effective... Read more

No trust, no digitalisation

Education is the linchpin to creating a culture of trust where patients feel comfortable engaging fully with mHealth. Healthcare staff... Read more

Clearing the way with TeleTracking

Clearing the way with TeleTracking

Many hospitals around the world including the NHS, UK face huge challenges generated mainly from lack of resources especially in department... Read more

Dementia, the lost times

Dementia, the lost times

The current techniques for diagnosis and treatment of dementia   Dementia is one of the most difficult challenges in modern neuroscience.... Read more

Check! Don’t get hooked?

Check! Don’t get hooked!

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon of choice... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

 Peter Dierickx

The Inner Workings of a ‘Smart’ Hospital

Summary: For the last five years, a Belgian hospital has been searching...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

20 Lessons from 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on ICUs and critical...

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn

Grading COVID-19 Severity with CT: CAD and AI

Summary: A radiologist working with COVID-19 patients in Russia looks...

 Jonathan Downham

Podcasting

The Story Behind Critical Care Practitioner  Podcasts are audio...

Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information...

Prof. Marc Leone

Good past—better future?

From massive sedation in the past, through current sedation practice...

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