EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Reduce patient mortality: partner with the local vape shop

Many people turn to e-cigarettes in their attempt to stop smoking. In the UK, for example, there are now nearly 3 million vapers and vape shops... Read more

Frank Attenello, MD, MS, of the Keck School of Medicine of USC

The overlooked healthcare burnout victims: neurosurgeons

A number of studies have looked at physician burnout, but little is known on how prevalent this problem is amongst neurosurgeons in particular.... Read more

Guns in hospitals: recipe for disaster?

As part of their increased security measures, many hospitals across the United States have armed guards posted within their premises. Is this... Read more

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

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During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

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

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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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Dr. Renske Wiersema

Clinical assessment of critically ill patients by whole-body ultrasonography

In this article we focus on the evidence of whole-body ultrasonography...

Dr Eugene Fidelis Soh

Singapore: Transformative Shifts in Healthcare Management

Summary: In a world of changing healthcare ideals, all that is required...

 Martin Hatlie

Person and family engagement

The key to caring for the whole patient. Person and family engagement

 Mark P. Abrams

Keeping the Person in Personalised Medicine

As Personalised Medicine endeavours to discover more specific aetiologies...

 David Magboulé

How to energise collaborative thinking: 5 tips to trash bad habits

For better team cooperation and project success, ‘collaborative thinking’...

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Critical Care Medicine in Korea

The Past, The Present and the Future History of Critical Care in Korea...

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