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Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

1.    Wearables and sensors The most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns. Other trackers... Read more

5 Medical Technologies That Will Change the Future

There truly are some inspiring and progressive innovations that promise great potential for medicine and healthcare. From augmented reality... Read more

Arab Health

5 Reasons to Go to Arab Health 2017

  Arab Health has the well-earned reputation of being the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region.   What are the top 5 reasons to... Read more

Patients' Rude Behaviour Linked to Poor Care

Rude behaviour of patients and their relatives can have negative effects on the performance of medical teams resulting in poor care, according... Read more

Michael Porter, VBHC Leader

VBHC Prize Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the fourth annual VBHC Prize 2017 is approaching. February 20 is the final date that the VBHC Centre in the Netherlands... 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

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

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Dr. Jonathan Wilkinson

Abdominal point-of-care ultrasound in critical care

The secrets of the abdomen Overview of abdominal point-of-care ultrasound...

 Aaron Sklar

If You Build It, Will They Come?

On the first day of a new project, I often discover that many of my colleagues...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

The payer determines, but it is not the patient

In healthcare patients are not consumers with the economic power they have...

Dr. Ajay Gandhi

Pre-packed Critical Care Drug Pouch for Acute Patient Care

Human factors are significant contributors to drug error. To overcome...

Dr. Jon Gutteling

Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage

A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide...

Prof. Tienush Rassaf

Top killers

In healthcare, the tendency is more on managing events after they...

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