EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Primary Care Crisis: Call for Training Support

A new study has shown that the average cost to train a resident at a Teaching Health Centre is estimated at $157,602 per year. The report,... Read more

Effective Leader Needs To Focus On Capacity Gaps

An effective leader is often described by the ability to be capable, adaptable and confident, but also someone who admits to his or her... Read more

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Manager’s Dilemma: From Friday Hunch to Monday Disaster

Ever worried throughout the weekend that a call you didn’t take on Friday afternoon, as you were headed out of the practice, could turn... Read more

Brexit and healthcare

Brexit: Healthcare Future?

Healthcare media has been responding to the United Kingdom's (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) last Thursday. In the historic poll,... Read more

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Closing The Mentor Generation Gap

Talented managers and successful executives are often faced with the dilemma of being inundated with mentoring requests at the cost of... Read more

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Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... 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

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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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Dr. Svetlena Taneva

Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist

What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director...

 Jonas Teuwen

AI applications in breast imaging

Review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence...

 Kathleen Puntillo RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessme

 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Cardiac Arrest

The “chain of survival” metaphor for improving outcomes from sudden cardiac...

Dr. Jon Gutteling MD

Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage

A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide...

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