EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Poor e-Roster Training Leads to High Stress

Ward managers are over-stressed owing to a lack of basic training in essential areas such as electronic rostering, a Nursing Times report says.... Read more

NHS

New Quick Guide Supports Patients’ Choices

I’m pleased that Healthwatch England has been able to help NHS England develop its latest Quick Guide , aiming to support patients’ choices... Read more

Healthcare Reform Pushes Need to Merge, Acquire or Partner

While healthcare reform and the transition to delivering value-based care are pushing merger, acquisition and partnership (MAP) activity... Read more

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Much has been written about what makes a good mentorship relationship. This, perhaps, gives the false impression that all mentor-mentee partnerships... Read more

Hospital star ratings

What’s in a Star Rating?

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just... Read more

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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

Ilkay Baylam, PMP, MBA, is the Assistant Director at Planetree International . Through his role here, Baylam provides the company with strategic guidance for international business development for key stakeholders, whilst implementing international standards for person-centred care at the organisational level. Baylam will be speaking at this year’s... Read more

Majeda Afeef Al-Ruzzieh, PhD, MSN, RN, is the Chief Nursing Officer at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Jordan . A key highlight of her career being her leadership towards the centre’s Magnet Recognition, the first specialised cancer centre outside of the U.S. to receive this recognition. Dr. Majeda will be speaking at this year’s 2nd Annual... 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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Prof. Jan Wernerman Senior consultant

Indirect Calorimetry to Measure Energy Requirements: From Consensus to Daily Practice

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Dr. Matthieu Schmidt MD, PhD

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS

Improved Outcomes of Immunocompromised Patients Admitted to the ICU...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but...

 Alex Cahana

How Blockchain will transform healthcare

Adoption of distributed ledger technology will benefit patients and providers...

Dr. Tom Schepens MD

Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

Diaphragm ultrasound is a valuable tool to diagnose and prevent ventilator...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Shock

Shock is an emergency, and if it is not treated, it will mostly be...

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