EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a year in advance... Read more

Handshake Ban to Curb Hospital Infections

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious and potentially life-threatening problem in hospitals, and the unwashed hands of healthcare workers... Read more

#ESAGeneva: Physician-Assisted Suicide - Yay or Nay?

Physican-assisted suicide continues to remain a controversial topic. Both medical experts and the general public have so far failed to come... Read more

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

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There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... 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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