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Doctor Discrimination: How to Deal With It

Following an incident of discrimination against medics in an emergency department led to a team of Stanford University School of Medicine... Read more

EuHPN

Healthcare Infrastructure for a Web of Care

By Jonathan Erskine We know that Europe’s health and healthcare systems need to reinvent themselves.   Most are struggling to cope with the... Read more

EHR Upcoding Compliance: Keep the Auditors Happy

While electronic health records (EHRs) have enabled the creation of detailed patient files there is a frustrating problem that this technology... Read more

Even Top CMS Performers Want Star Rating Reform

Mayo Clinic was one of a handful of healthcare facilities in the U.S. that was awarded a five-star rating by The Centers for... Read more

C-Suite Transitioning: One Leader to Another

  Sue Schade, former CIO at University Hospitals has shared her experience of the handover of her position to a new director with key insights... 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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 Joe Kiani

Medical errors: is prevention possible?

How the Patient Safety Movement is striving for zero preventable deaths...

 Joan Peppard

EAHP: Representing Hospital Pharmacists

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

Dr. Jorge Ibrain Figueira Salluh MD, PhD

Critical Care in Brazil

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 Reed Smith

Social media: getting it right in the marketing plan

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Prof. Jan Wernerman Senior consultant

Indirect Calorimetry to Measure Energy Requirements: From Consensus to Daily Practice

Why Personalize Nutrition Therapy?   The need for personalized...

 Leen Vercaemst RN, ECCP

European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities

Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of...

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