EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hospitals Burdened by Readmission Penalties

New research indicates that many hospitals are burdened by persistent penalties incurred for their excess 30-day Medicare readmissions. The... Read more

Healthcare in Post-Brexit Era

It is expected that health and social care in the UK will be affected with its withdrawal from the European Union. Some of the anticipated issues... Read more

Using Analytics to Root Out Fraud

The Office of Inspector General at HHS is responsible for preserving the integrity of federal healthcare programmes. To help root out fraud... Read more

'Best Prescription' for Homeless Patients

More than providing medical care, a better way to treat chronically homeless patients may be to provide them with a roof over their heads. An... Read more

Hiring Ex-Criminals for Healthcare

Hospitals account for one in nine jobs in the U.S. and it is expected that this job growth will continue to increase as the aging population... 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

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Healthcare 2019: The year of the Big Data Blockchain

An in-depth discussion of how Big Data Blockchain solutions address the...

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Biomarkers in Heart Failure

Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have...

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