EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Alternative Medicine – Good or Bad?

Not a few prestigious hospitals in the U.S. have embraced the concept of alternative medicine, turning this method of treatment into a lucrative... Read more

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

There are so many healthcare conferences on the calendar that it can be difficult to select which ones to attend. Being well versed in... Read more

GOP Plan: Phase-out of Medicaid Expansion for the Poor

As part of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are looking to scrap premium tax credits for wealthier Americans,... Read more

Chronic Disease Management: Benefits to Patients, Providers

Providing support to patients in managing their chronic conditions not only leads to improved care outcomes, but also enables hospitals to save... Read more

Preparing for Health System Integration

Forming an alliance or partnership with another healthcare organisation requires careful planning. Selecting the right partner is crucial, as... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... 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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The Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre Programme offers a new...

 Sarah Muldoon

How the Brain Works: Looking Inside to Target Treatments

Summary: Groundbreaking study at the University at Buffalo uses brain...

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How to Motivate Your Team to Accept Innovation: A Case Study

Summary: Introducing innovative equipment to an established hospital...

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German Nurse in UK: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

One of the pillars globalisation stands upon is free movement of...

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How Healthcare Can Unlock the Promise of Big Data

Summary: The healthcare space will not only need to change its systems,...

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