EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

3 Steps for Better Care Delivery

Policymakers in the U.S. have recently focused their efforts on replacing the Affordable Care Act, failing to consider the need to transform... Read more

A Little R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Cultivating a culture of respect and trust among staff is important to the success of an organisation. It can also be a big factor in improving... Read more

Healthcare Hires Soar

More jobs have been added to the U.S. healthcare sector, with 36,500 new workers hired in June, surpassing the 20,600 new jobs created in May.... Read more

Do You Have Exec Calibre?

In large centres or hospitals, it's not uncommon for healthcare professionals to take on leadership roles — i.e., managing a team or... Read more

Fake News Woes in Healthcare

Social media platforms and other modern channels of communication make it easier for people to interact and share information. The problem comes... 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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Clostridium Difficile

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 ECRI Institute

Medical Device Cybersecurity

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Dr Matthias Hilty

Microtools to Identify and Resuscitate Microcirculatory Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients

An overview of real-time digital assessment of microcirculation and...

Dr. Isidro Prieto del Portillo

Cancer patients in the intensive care unit

Recent advances and new challenges. It has been thought for years...

 Ajay K. Gupta

When a Cybercrime Takes Place - Who's to Blame?

When cybersecurity is breached and sensitive data is compromised, who...

 Belinda MacLeod-Smith

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient....

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