EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trump Budget Cuts Threat to AHRQ's Future

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is responsible for making healthcare safer and more effective. While AHRQ has survived... Read more

5 Top Cost Cutting Mistakes in Healthcare

Confronted with pressure to reduce costs, many healthcare providers are making counterproductive changes that sometimes actually lead... Read more

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also... Read more

ACA Repeal Battle: Winners and Losers

Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a major election campaign promise. After weeks of contentious negotiations... Read more

Medical Errors: Disclosure May Prevent Lawsuits

Hospitals often take a "deny and defend" approach when faced with allegations of medical negligence. However, offering prompt disclosure and... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

Professor Lorenzo Bonomo, ESR President

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Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

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Critical Care Telemedicine: A Management Fad or the Future of ICU Practice?

Critical care telemedicine is likely to be a key feature of the future...

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Advancing the Understanding and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Prof. Daniel Drucker is a clinician-scientist who develops...

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