EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Why you can no longer disregard patient engagement

In today’s fiercely competitive world, where nontraditional players in healthcare are aiming to disrupt the industry and seize a share of the... Read more

Biomedical engineering creates brainy solutions

Does biomedical engineering hold the key to future healthcare challenges?

In our fast-paced world of quick data access, AI and value-based healthcare, the growing importance of engineering in medicine is quickly becoming... Read more

Face-to-face communication with hospital employees builds trust

Does face-to-face communication always work best?

Mobile phones (including SMS), email, instant messaging apps, and social media platforms all provide us an easy way to communicate with co-workers... Read more

Robotic surgery

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted surgery all... Read more

Doctor-leaders

Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... 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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Dr. Emma Ridley

Obesity and Nutrition in Critical Illness

The role of nutrition in obese critically ill patients and an overview...

 Mirjam Jenny

Improving risk literacy

Developing risk literacy could greatly benefit healthcare   What...

 Patrick Keady

Helping healthcare face up to enterprise risk management

The Institute of Risk Management is bringing together best international...

Prof. Rolf Rossaint

European guidelines on the management of traumatic induced bleeding

Interview with Rolf Rossaint, Prof. of Anaesthesiology, RWTH University...

Dr. Francis Zarb

Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

 Arnau Valls Esteve

Going ‘Liquid’ - Digital Transformation and Big Data Strategy in SJD Children’s Hospital

Summary: An innovation expert talks about the challenging transformation...

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