EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
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

doctor leaders

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

Should Poor End-of-Life Care Still Get Accreditation?

In 2013 65 percent of hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds confirmed that they had a palliative care programme. Hospitals with in excess of... Read more

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not... Read more

C-suite: No Egos Please

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians... Read more

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Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty years, first as a bedside nurse, but more recently, for the past two decades, focussed on healthcare quality and safety in healthcare administration and as a consultant. As Chief Clinical Officer at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, Dr Prosser’s focus is helping hospitals... Read more

Vonda Vaden Bates is an alliance builder and leadership coach with over 30 years of experience helping professionals and organisations succeed. In 2012, her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from one of the most common preventable causes of death, known as hospital-associated venous thromboembolism.  In 2013, Vonda decided to contribute... Read more

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

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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

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Dr. Caroline Hurd

Effective education for palliative care: communication as a procedure

Palliative care for critically ill patients in the intensive care...

 Arnau Valls Esteve

Going ‘Liquid’ - Digital Transformation and Big Data Strategy in SJD Children’s Hospital

Summary: An innovation expert talks about the challenging transformation...

 Sophia Arabadjis

Get Data on Board: Incorporating Health Information Technology in Care Delivery

Summary: How can healthcare practitioners at all levels contribute for...

 Parthasarathy Raghava

Current Developments in the European PCI Devices Market

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the major causes of death worldwide...

Mag. Christian Marolt

Emerging markets

The financial crisis was a blessing for our health systems. It forced...

 Kathleen Puntillo

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

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

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