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

The VBHC evolution 2014-2019

Prof. dr. Fred van Eenennaam and Meagan Jongepier offer an overview on the achievements of the Value Based-Health Care Prize since... Read more

Brexit: UK Government makes decision on EU healthcare workers

European Union (EU) health workers can still work in the UK even if it leaves the EU with a no-deal Medical... Read more

How design can eliminate bacteria in OR

Traffic flow in hospitals can help spread microbiota. Researchers examining the influence of traffic and other factors on microbial load... Read more

Smile at the doctor - you may receive better care

Under most conditions, positive social interactions have beneficial implications for employee performance, say Tel Aviv University researchers... 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

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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

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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

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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

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Recovery

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent...

Dr. Jeroen Schouten

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ICU

Treating patients with multidrugresistant (MDR) pathogens is an increasing...

 Bernhard Schwartländer

Calling China’s champions for global health

How the economic giant is advancing healthcare across the globe  ...

Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

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Professor Of Diagnostic Radiology - Hamburg University; Chief Medical...

 Usman Khan

Sustainability

The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is a non-profit...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Data power to the patients!

Patient-driven data business, not data-driven patient business....

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