EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

The Cost of Hospital Violence

Healthcare workers are at significant risk for workplace violence. Data shows that between 2011 and 2013, nearly 75 percent of workplace assaults... Read more

Reducing Costs: Slow Work

The U.S. healthcare system has been described by some analysts as expensive and inefficient. Rising drug prices are known to be a key driver... Read more

Where are the Women?

A new study presents one area where gender inequality in healthcare is observed: women are ignored when it comes to medical society awards.... Read more

U.S. Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill Fails

For the third time, the Republican-dominated Senate has failed in its efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Through the so-called... Read more

Culture Matters: M&As

Mergers and acquisitions often are made in the hope that business operations can be rationalised so as to provide customers with better products... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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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

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 Christian Norris

Measuring the Nation’s Health

Summary: A new health index proposed by the UK Government may be an effective...

Prof. Laura Oleaga MD, PhD.

Laura Oleaga

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Prof. Michael Pinsky

Fundamentals of Critical Care - Interview with Michael Pinsky

Michael Pinsky is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University...

 Shirley Cramer

Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

Dr. Denis Remedios

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)...

Dr. Richard Pugh

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

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