EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Nurse burnout: what causes it and how to deal with it

Hospitals and clinics are expected to provide the best possible care for their patients. And nurses, among the most visible members of hospital... Read more

5 benchmarking tips to improve operations and bottom line

Benchmarking is useful for provider organisations looking to improve their operations and bottom line. Essentially, it enables the organisation... Read more

Post-M&A survival: lessons from success stories

Healthcare has seen accelerated consolidation activity in recent years. In 2015 alone, the number of hospital mergers and acquisitions (M&A)... Read more

Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence

By tapping the power of supercomputers, combined with machine learning algorithms, a team led by University of Texas at Austin researchers have... Read more

What could Price resignation mean for regulatory policy and physician community?

As secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Dr. Tom Price implemented some policy changes to ease the regulatory burden on... 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. Yuda Sutherasan

Respiratory monitoring in the perioperative period

A recent large prospective cohort study conducted on different types...

Dr. Andy Higgs

Tracheal Intubation in the ICU

Making tracheal intubation safe for both patients and their health...

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

Prof Paul Chang

Paul Chang

Professor of Radiology Vice Chair, Radiology Informatics Medical Director,...

Prof. Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

 Robert Kaplan

Measuring Healthcare Outcomes to Deliver Value and Lower Costs

Summary: A new initiative, called ACS THRIVE (Transforming Healthcare...

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