EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Critical-Illness Events: Impact on Patient Outcomes

  University of Chicago researchers have found that one patient’s critical illness may play a role in medical setbacks for other patients... Read more

GOP-led Congress Seen Prioritising ACA Repeal

  Eager to prove that they can keep their campaign promises, GOP leaders are expected to make revocation of key ACA provisions a top priority... Read more

value based care

Healthcare in 2017: Shift Towards Value

  Despite the uncertainty brought about by the election of Donald Trump, the movement toward value-based care is likely to continue unabated.... Read more

mHealth

Study Shows Security Risks of mHealth

  Continuous improvement in mobile technology has led to more widespread use of personal health wearable devices used to monitor heart rates,... Read more

White House  21st Century Cures Act

21st Century Cures Act: Impact on Hospitals

  The new law, signed by President Obama just recently, focuses on key initiatives intended to improve access and treatment for various kinds... Read more

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This New Year is significant for World Health as the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200 th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.   World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner in the three-year ’Nursing Now!’ Campaign... Read more

Dr Lloyd Humphreys is a clinical psychologist, NHS Innovation Accelerator alumnus and Head of Europe at SilverCloud Health , the leading digital mental and behavioural health platform. Here he explains how digital therapy is providing significant benefit to service users requiring mental health support, and how a successful and continually developing... Read more

Dr. Hisam Alahdab, MD, FCCP, MSHQS, is the Chief Operating, Quality and Safety Officer at Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey . As well as this job role, Dr. Alahdab also holds a position on the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Council here. His role involves overseeing the whole process of clinical quality whilst also initiating strategies to implement patient... Read more

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Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Dr. Michael Casaer MD, PhD

New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?

ESPEN guidelines for nutrition in critical illness have shifted from...

 Jorge Muniz

How Comics Play a Role in Medicine

Jorge Muniz is an internal medicine physician assistant, illustrator,...

Prof. Peter Brindley MD, FRCPC, FRCP, Edin

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital? Communication is central...

 Begona San Jose

The whole patient? The whole person

I am myself and my circumstances (Ortega y Gasset). Patients...

Prof. Jan De Waele MD, PhD

Advances in source control in patients with sepsis and septic shock

In the past decades there have been significant advances in the...

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou MD, PhD, EDIC

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou joins Editorial Board

ICU Management & Practice is delighted to announce that Dr. Theodoros...

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