EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

Precision medicine failing to deliver

The basis of precision medicine, also at times referred to as personalised medicine, is the relationship between genetic factors and disease.... Read more

How tech improved healthcare hiring process

The success of an organisation or business entity is often dependent on its employees' efficiency and productivity. Needless to say, effective... Read more

How to deal with toxic underperfomers

Much has been said about the positive characteristics of leadership . To be a good leader, for instance, you should be able to motivate your... Read more

3 ways to contain medicine costs and shortages

With drug prices and supply often at odds with each other, for example when supplies are plentiful but costs reach sky-high levels, what can... Read more

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There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

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

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Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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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 David C. Humphreys

Integrating labs into clinical care pathways

Based on an Abbott-sponsored symposium “Diagnostics, Data and Integrated...

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit’s Brutal Blow to the NHS

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 Staff Editor
Dr. Andrea Cortegiani

Antifungal treatment in the ICU

Best practice in managing fungal infections Invasive candidiasis:...

Dr John Joseph (JJ) Coughlan

Delivering Acute Cardiac Care During a Pandemic: Seeds of Opportunity Within a Crisis

In this article, we discuss some of the potential opportunities for...

 Adam Gale

How Far is the Future?

Summary: Endless noise about new technologies in healthcare has providers...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.