EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a year in advance... Read more

Handshake Ban to Curb Hospital Infections

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious and potentially life-threatening problem in hospitals, and the unwashed hands of healthcare workers... Read more

#ESAGeneva: Physician-Assisted Suicide - Yay or Nay?

Physican-assisted suicide continues to remain a controversial topic. Both medical experts and the general public have so far failed to come... Read more

Charismatic Leaders: Too Much of a Good Thing?

If your organisation is in the process of selecting candidates for leadership positions, it may be worth considering this finding from a new... Read more

Using Technology to Enhance Patient-Physician Interactions

Electronic health records (EHRs) are essential to providing medical care for patients. With the growing use of EHRs, the computer has become... Read more

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On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... Read more

The current study of the Cyprus Integrity Forum (CIF) highlights the pitfalls that must be avoided to preserve the sustainability of our country, social equality and environmental integrity, and above all to protect the prestige of our country as a state of law and morality and not as a centre of opportunistic corruption as some have accused us... 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. William Ramsden BM, MEd, EdD, FRCR, FAcadMEd

Establishing competence in radiology

A UK perspective. Competence in radiology is established by...

 Meysam Poorkavoos

Compassion

The human dimension of productivity. Findings from recent studies...

 Suzette Delaloge

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Unanswered Questions

The value and importance of multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer...

 Hans Vandewyngaerde

The Road Ahead

Value Based Healthcare and HIT   It has been more than 10 years...

Dr. Martina Feyzrakhmanova

eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times

Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us?  ...

 Melissa Culp MEd, RT(R)(MR)

RAD-AID International and Global Health Radiology

RAD-AID is a non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote...

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