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What could Price resignation mean for regulatory policy and physician community?

As secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Dr. Tom Price implemented some policy changes to ease the regulatory burden on... Read more

Lab automisation leads to new revenue streams

On a daily basis, some 4,000 to 5,000 vials of blood are analysed at UAB Medicine's main laboratory. This may seem like a daunting task, but... Read more

'Mystery drills' reveal ER care standard

A series of “mystery patient” drills, designed to evaluate communicable disease response capabilities in the emergency departments of 49 New... Read more

Drones in lab operations

Transporting medical samples in far-flung areas is challenging. These samples must be stored with the right level of temperature during the... Read more

M&A: Best human resources practices

Healthcare has seen an increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in recent years. M&A deal activity reached an all-time high in 2015,... 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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EAHP: Representing Hospital Pharmacists

Joan Peppard is President-Elect of the European Association of Hospital...

Dr. Todd Rice

DIVINE Nutritional Management in ICU

The following is an overview of the DIVINE trial (Dietary Management of...

 Alberto Porciani

Telemedicine in Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the demand for telemedicine services....

Dr Gilbert Bejjani

New Care Delivery Paradigms

The added value of shifting traditional inpatient surgeries to...

 Mike Dixon

Think Global, Act Local in Healthcare Communications

The pharmaceutical and medical device sectors strive to deliver global...

 Snigdha Jain

In Search of a Crystal Ball: Predicting Long-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Older Adults

Older adults who survive critical illness are at risk of adverse...

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