EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

C-Suite Transitioning: One Leader to Another

  Sue Schade, former CIO at University Hospitals has shared her experience of the handover of her position to a new director with key insights... Read more

Crucial Training for ACA

Two Rutgers schools are teaming up to train healthcare managers to face multiple challenges arising from the ongoing transition to Affordable... Read more

Radiology suite in hospital, credit Siemens Healthineers

Siemens, IBM Watson Join Forces on Population Health Management

Two leading healthcare players are launching a unique joint population health management (PHM) alliance to support healthcare providers in the... Read more

Balancing Hospital Security Needs and Costs

Balancing Hospital Security Needs and Costs

Maintaining hospital security has become increasingly difficult over the past two years, according to 75 percent of executives who were surveyed... Read more

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Expert Tips on How to Train Doctor Leaders

Doctors must lead the way as healthcare moves towards new payment and care delivery models say executives at the country’s largest health systems.... Read more

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During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... 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

Executive Health Management

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

From Our Journals

Mag. Christian Marolt

Cash Cow

Is the healthcare bottom line en route to hitting rock bottom? Is the...

 Adam Gale

How Far is the Future?

Summary: Endless noise about new technologies in healthcare has providers...

 Tobias Gilk

Design for Imaging

‘Making It Work’ vs. ‘Making It Fit’   When it comes to design...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

 Christian Lovis

Is There an Alternative to Costly Tech For Future Healthcare?

Summary: An HIT expert gives his view on how healthcare can be revamped...

Dr. Divyesh Mundra

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology...

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