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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

3 Top Tips for EXECS from Key Opinion Leaders

1.       Encourage Shared Decision-Making Shared decision-making between members of an emergency department team, including input... Read more

Alternative Medicine – Good or Bad?

Not a few prestigious hospitals in the U.S. have embraced the concept of alternative medicine, turning this method of treatment into a lucrative... Read more

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

There are so many healthcare conferences on the calendar that it can be difficult to select which ones to attend. Being well versed in... Read more

GOP Plan: Phase-out of Medicaid Expansion for the Poor

As part of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are looking to scrap premium tax credits for wealthier Americans,... 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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Prof. Peter Vermeir

Crisis Communication: Challenges, Priorities and Perspectives

Summary: Communication during a crisis is always a challenge...

Prof. Massimo De Vittorio

The DEEPER Project: Augmenting the Understanding of Brain Disorders

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 Vassilios Papalois

BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois...

 Catherine White

Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective

There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient...

Dr. Adrian Wong

What COVID-19 Has Taught Me…

A personal narrative of Adrian Wong’s experience while battling COVID-19...

Prof Florencio Travieso

2021 in Healthcare: Snowballing into Future

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, digitalisation in healthcare...

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