EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

Elizabeth Teisberg speaking about VBHC at the IFC congress in Barcelona

The Perfect Healthcare System

The ideal healthcare system would have the universal coverage of the UK, the choice of France and innovation flair and speed of India. See... Read more

Physician Age Linked to Patient Mortality Risk

Results of a new study reveal that patients treated by hospitalists are more likely to die within a month of admission as compared to those... Read more

WannaCry Attack Highlights Concerns on Cybersecurity

The recent massive cyberattack that infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, including hospitals in Britain, highlights the importance... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

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

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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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Dr Caterina Corbascio

Mental Health Services Challenged by COVID-19 - Analysis of a Selected Area in Northern Italy

An overview of the consequences of neglecting mental health and a case...

Prof. André Denault

Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit

Bedside ultrasound of the whole body Whole-body ultrasound can be used...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

Dr. Jannicke Mellin Olsen

Improving access to safe anaesthesia

Interview with Jannicke Mellin-Olsen, President, World Federation...

 Beth Boynton

Beth Boynton

Confident Voices in Health Care Boston, USA Medical improv...

Prof. Rowland Illing

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic

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