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Shock chairman resignation over 'unrealistic' UK health funding

Funding problems in NHS have led to the resignation of Lord Kerslake as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, according... Read more

Transforming value-based healthcare payment models

Provision of quality care at low cost is at the heart of the new value-based care model. Evidence suggests that value-based contracting has... Read more

Insiders cause most data security breaches

The latest Protenus breach barometer shows this year's security trend remained true for October – i.e., at least one breach occurs in the healthcare... Read more

Hospital CEO departures dropped in 2017

So far this year, the number of hospital CEOs who have left their jobs is down by nearly 37 percent from the previous year. Between January... Read more

Fighting EHR burnout one step at a time

Providing timely and quality patient care is what doctors are trained to do. In today's healthcare environment, however, there are a number... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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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

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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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 Kristin Baird

Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things

But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king”...

Dr. Leonel Lagunes

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Dr. Thomas Berlet

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

 Elia Stupka

Healthcare Data: Creating a Learning Healthcare Ecosystem

Summary: The future of global healthcare requires a shift towards a...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

 Paul Sidhu

Future of imaging

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as...

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