EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

VBC: Making Changes that Last

Value based care has been triggering big changes across the healthcare sector. When the results start to show in the form of better patient... Read more

Millennials - Generation Y

The Y Generation: What They Want from Healthcare

  As demographics shift and change, healthcare organisations and systems are asking how they can attract the millennial generation to their... Read more

Mayo Clinic: 9 Ways to Prevent Doctor Burnout

  Burnout is one of the most urgent problems facing healthcare management with staff under pressure from a punishing workload that can lead... Read more

Nurse

Study: Death Rates Rise Under Lower Skilled Staff

A large European study published online in BMJ Quality and Safety shows that the chances of a patient dying in hospital under the watch... Read more

Navigating Healthcare Uncertainty Until U.S. Presidential Inauguration

The outcome of the recent U.S. presidential election which saw Republican Donald Trump victorious has shed an uncertain light onto healthcare... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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Agfa HealthCare Introduces XERO Universal Viewer & Microsoft Teams Integration During COVID-19

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Improving Workflow Through Enterprise Imaging

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Medical errors: is prevention possible?

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Sex and gender in medicine

The need for more attention to how sex and gender influences healthcare...

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