EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals. Shorter stays... Read more

Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?

Patient safety is an important consideration in the delivery of care. While providers continually seek ways to improve patient safety and... Read more

NHS counters GDPR with millions-strong research dataset

In today's technology-driven world, data has become one of the most valuable commodities. And particularly in healthcare, the protection... Read more

Medical schools promote desperately-needed leadership training

Healthcare systems are evolving rapidly and medical schools need to keep up by strengthening programmes to help physician leaders master... Read more

Obesity kills: doctors call for better training for effective care

With European Obesity Day taking place on May 19, General Practitioners (GPs) across Europe are calling for increased and improved training... 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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Inotropic Agents for Heart Failure - Wishful Thinking?

Summary: Calcium activation and calcium sensitivity in the failing...

 Diana Lebherz-Eichinger

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

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Dr. Raimund Helbok

Hypothermia in neurocritical care patients other than cardiac arrest

Hypothermia (HT) is a cornerstone of neuroprotective strategies and...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Image Information Delivery in the AI Era: Two Likely Scenarios

Summary: As the world enters further into the transformative power of...

 Christina Heilmaier

Implementing Dose Monitoring Software In A Radiology Department

MEETING THE CHALLENGES Implementation Considerations Before planning...

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