EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Senate Republicans Take Steps Towards ACA Repeal

The GOP has taken initial legislative steps to end the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) – high on the party's list of campaign promises.... Read more

Critical-Illness Events: Impact on Patient Outcomes

  University of Chicago researchers have found that one patient’s critical illness may play a role in medical setbacks for other patients... Read more

GOP-led Congress Seen Prioritising ACA Repeal

  Eager to prove that they can keep their campaign promises, GOP leaders are expected to make revocation of key ACA provisions a top priority... Read more

value based care

Healthcare in 2017: Shift Towards Value

  Despite the uncertainty brought about by the election of Donald Trump, the movement toward value-based care is likely to continue unabated.... Read more

mHealth

Study Shows Security Risks of mHealth

  Continuous improvement in mobile technology has led to more widespread use of personal health wearable devices used to monitor heart rates,... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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 Thomas Schulz

Meeting the Access Control Challenge in Hospitals

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 Mirjam Jenny

Improving risk literacy

Developing risk literacy could greatly benefit healthcare   What...

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Centre for Research in Intensive Care

The Centre for Research in Intensive Care (CRIC) was established in 2015...

 Audrey De Jong

Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?

Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,...

 Annick Ducher

The Role of EIT Health in Training the European Health Workforce

Summary: EIT Health, a network organisation supported by the European...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Nursing on the Move: cross-border hiring

Addressing pitfalls and best practice examples for successful hiring...

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