EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Charismatic Leaders: Too Much of a Good Thing?

If your organisation is in the process of selecting candidates for leadership positions, it may be worth considering this finding from a new... Read more

Using Technology to Enhance Patient-Physician Interactions

Electronic health records (EHRs) are essential to providing medical care for patients. With the growing use of EHRs, the computer has become... Read more

Using AI to Improve Revenue Cycle Management

For many healthcare providers, finding ways to accurately and efficiently bill patients for their services remains a challenge. Current estimates... Read more

Admit Mistakes to Curb Medical Errors

Research suggests that medical errors cause over 250,000 fatalities each year. While the medical community has made efforts to encourage error... Read more

Mortality Rates Lower at Major Teaching Hospitals

New research published by JAMA shows that admission to a major teaching hospital was associated with a lower overall 30-day risk of death compared... 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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Executive Health Management

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

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Mena Farag

Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This article reviews the current evidence on prognostication after cardiac...

Dr Eric de Roodenbeke

Filling the Gaps: Learning From Each Other During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Summary: The COVID-19 crisis has created many challenges for health systems...

 Konstantinos Deligiannis

Through Crisis to Better Healthcare

The COVID-19 ‘stress test’ has highlighted the shortcomings of healthcare...

Dr. Adelaide Greco

Preclinical Imaging in the Era of Personalised Medicine

Identification of the genetic basis of the therapeutic response obtained...

Dr. Mohammed Faisal Sheikh

Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science

The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver...

 Keith Alverson

How COVID-19 Pandemic is Changing Waste Management

The COVID-19 crisis has seen an enormous increase in medical and...

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