EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Physicians incentives

Incentive Programme for Complex Care Patients: Failed

Incentive payments to primary care physicians for the provision of care for patients with complex health conditions did not improve primary... Read more

Ob-Gyn

Catholic Hospitals Discourage Referrals for Reproductive Services

Catholic hospitals, which represent a growing share of health care in the United States, prohibit staff from providing many common reproductive... Read more

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

  Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team, according... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known facilities... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a survival plan... 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

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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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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 Lloyd Humphreys

Lessons Learnt from COVID-19. A mental health perspective on the use of digital technologies

While capacity in the health system was increased to manage COVID-19...

 David McWilliams

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

The importance of multidisciplinary team working and communication...

Prof. Sharon Einav

Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Interview with Professor Sharon Einav Professor Sharon Einav is...

Dr. Kaushik Bhowmick

Training the Intensivists of the Future

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Pre-ICU

What happens before patients arrive in the ICU? We know that status...

 David Manset

Blockchain and GDPR compliance for the healthcare industry

Permissioned blockchains for healthcare data sharing management...

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