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APAH and EAHM Presidents at closing of 27th EAHM congress

EAHM: Care integration biggest challenge for health managers

T he 27th European Association of Hospital Managers Congress (EAHM) concluded with 61% of delegates saying they would find it valuable to attend... Read more

Christian Marolt, Executive Director, HealthManagement with Philippe Blua

New EAHM President supports exchange and innovation

The European Association of Healthcare Managers (EAHM) announced its new president in Cascais, Portugal on Friday. Philippe Blua,... Read more

Fraud laws roadblocks to VBHC?

Reform in the healthcare sector is highlighted by the paradigm change to value-based care. The Affordable Care Act tried to integrate the... Read more

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently... Read more

Can the retail experience shape healthcare?

The 2018 CEO Briefing Room, organised by Health Evolution, gathered 18 healthcare CEOs and Bill Simon, former President & CEO of Walmart... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

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

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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

Executive Health Management

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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 Eileen O’ Leary

Putting healthcare food waste in the spotlight

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Prof. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rare until middle age, it has...

 George Ntoumenopoulos

Intensive Care Physiotherapists Should be Using Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

An overview of the potential of POCUS on clinical decision making at...

Mr. Scott Adams

Robotic Ultrasound Imaging: Improving Access to Care for Rural and Remote Populations

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 Shannon Marie Jager

“But I Hate This, and This, and This…”: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), a psychiatric illness characterised...

Dr. Tom Schepens

Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

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

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