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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

KLAS: Providers want higher quality management tools

KLAS’ most recent report, " Quality Management for 2019: The Search for a One-Stop Shop ," points towards dissatisfaction with present quality... Read more

Sustainable healthcare: The Danish model that's streets ahead

Similar to other wealthy developed countries, Denmark is facing challenges from an ageing population with more chronic disease. The problem... Read more

Experts and novices: getting the leadership balance right

Managing a team is not easy. This is especially true in healthcare management where the team often comprises people with advanced technical... Read more

Are doctors really resistant to becoming leaders?

The work of a doctor often involves managing a care team or coordinating teams. However, medical schools train their students to be medical... Read more

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Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

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

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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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Imaging and intensive care medicine

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25 X 25: Reducing Premature Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease

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