EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trump Budget Cuts Threat to AHRQ's Future

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is responsible for making healthcare safer and more effective. While AHRQ has survived... Read more

5 Top Cost Cutting Mistakes in Healthcare

Confronted with pressure to reduce costs, many healthcare providers are making counterproductive changes that sometimes actually lead... Read more

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

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... 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

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. Fernando da Silva Ramos

Top Five Priorities for a New ICU Director During the First Year

During the first year, the ICU director should take a snapshot of...

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Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

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 Neil Glassford

Albumin Administration in Sepsis: The Case for and Against

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 Emma Sutcliffe

COVID-19: No Return to Normal

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Radiology: The End of the Road?

Until very recently, radiology was looked upon very favourably by many...

 Christian Lovis

2021: Reset or Not?

As we move into 2021, and as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to...

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