EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

U.S. Immigrants' Deportation Fears Hurting Healthcare

U.S. Immigrants' Deportation Fears Hurting Healthcare

  In the U.S., healthcare providers serving immigrant communities worry that chronic conditions will worsen and infectious diseases will go... Read more

Value-based Payment Programmes That Work

Value-based Payment Programmes That Work

  The shift towards value-based care is expected to continue despite uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform under the Trump administration.... Read more

One-Third of Lab Tests Not Needed

Despite the fact that lab tests are one of the most common orders placed by doctors and most patients get stuck for a blood draw every time... Read more

Predicting Patient Hospitalisation: PCPs vs. Algorithms

A new study shows that primary care physicians (PCPs) were as effective as commonly used predictive algorithms in identifying patients at high... 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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 Eric Poiseau

Eric Poiseau

IHE Europe Technical Project Manager Inria         &

 Shakil Adil

Sustainability in Hospital Design

AWARD-WINNING ZULEKHA HOSPITALS OFFERS INSIGHTS INTO SUCCESSFUL PROJECT...

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

Population ageing is one of the major global phenomena of the 21st century....

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

European Radiology: Interview with Professor Lluís Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

As HealthManagement.org The Journal ’s imaging Editor-in-Chief, Professor...

Prof. John Laffey

ARDS Still Under-Recognised, Under-Treated

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) seems to be underrecognised,...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Ethics as Superpower - Primum Non Nocere Against All Pandemic Odds

Use Case COVID-19-ICU Bethany Hospital Germany Medicine is an activity...

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