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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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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

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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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Lessons From the “Very Old Intensive Care Patients” (VIP) Project

An overview of the VIP project that studies a subgroup of patients ...

 Eva Gattnar

Encouraging health app use with seniors

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 Thanos G. Stavropoulos

Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors...

 Pau Sarsanedas

Precise Automated Resuscitation with RESPIRA

O ne of the major problems for hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic...

 Svetlana Piliavsky

So Not Your Regular Flu

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit nursing homes around the world particularly...

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