EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also... Read more

ACA Repeal Battle: Winners and Losers

Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a major election campaign promise. After weeks of contentious negotiations... Read more

Medical Errors: Disclosure May Prevent Lawsuits

Hospitals often take a "deny and defend" approach when faced with allegations of medical negligence. However, offering prompt disclosure and... Read more

Physician Shortage Could Hit 100K by 2030

Physician shortage remains a major healthcare problem in the U.S., with new research showing that projected physician demand will continue to... Read more

Value Based Healthcare

VBHC Prize 2017: Nominees Announced

The Value-Based Health Care Center in the Netherlands has announced details of the nominees for its fourth annual VBHC Prize.   The award... 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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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

From Our Journals

Prof. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated...

Dr. Cheryl Patton

Workplace conflict

It matters how staff deal with it This study sought to answer...

Prof Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

 Melissa Culp

RAD-AID International and Global Health Radiology

RAD-AID is a non-governmental organisation with a mission to promote...

 Michael Springer

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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Prof. Sherry Wang

Junior Faculty Support: How To Do It and Why It Matters

An overview of the themes of support from the perspective of junior...

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