EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Doctor-Innovators: Tips from Top Accelerator Hub

Clinicians are a potential source for innovations that could lead to healthcare quality improvement and reduction in cost. To help clinicians... Read more

Saving Millions with Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is increasingly becoming an important tool in healthcare, especially in terms of improving workflow efficiency. In a new... Read more

Research Improves Hospital Efficiency, Length of Stay, Healthcare Costs

According to a study by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the IE Business School, public hospitals that generate more scientific publications... Read more

Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a year in advance... Read more

Handshake Ban to Curb Hospital Infections

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious and potentially life-threatening problem in hospitals, and the unwashed hands of healthcare workers... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

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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Editorial - Improving Efficiency While Providing the Best Care

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The Future of Cardiovascular Medicine – Technology, Gender Bias and Treatment Strategies

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