EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Putting healthcare innovation firmly on the map

Innovation is a key factor to succeed in any business or endeavour. However, innovation efforts within a company often lack a clear mission... Read more

The right way to appraise staff performance

Hospitals need not wait for yearly performance reviews to give feedback and assessments to physicians and other medical staff. There are instances... Read more

To BYOD or not to BYOD: the benefits and risks

Like in other industries, use of mobile devices is prevalent in healthcare. A 2017 survey of healthcare workers conducted by HIMSS Analytics... Read more

Protocol released for ending infection treatment

New expert guidance offers hospitals the first standardised recommendations on discontinuation of safety protocols when treating patients for... Read more

Arab Health highlights family health shortfall

A recent survey on healthcare habits of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) residents suggests a lack of awareness of the benefits of visiting a... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Tamera Sanchez-Sedekum

Engaging the Night Shift Nurse With Activities & Educational Opportunities

Providing different modalities and strategies helps engage the night...

Dr. Tom Schepens

Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

Diaphragm ultrasound is a valuable tool to diagnose and prevent ventilator...

 Tim Cunningham

Critical compassion

The Compassionate Care Initiative at the University of Virginia...

Prof Paul Chang

How can radiologists adapt to the knowledge age?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world....

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer

Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

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