EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Healthcare workers

The Year Ahead: Staffing Trends

The healthcare industry is expected to boom in the years to come with a projected growth rate of 26.5 percent from 2012-2022. Patricia Pittman,... Read more

Gun

Gun Control Effort Affects Hospitals?

New gun control initiatives by President Barack Obama will result in a modification of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability... Read more

Surgery

Saving Money with Surgery Recovery Programme

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)  suggests that the costs of quality improvement programmes... Read more

Hypnosis

Hypnosis for Surgery

A study published in Neurosurgery reports that a new hypnosedation technique could offer a new alternative for patients undergoing awake surgery... Read more

team discussion

Truth Hurts - but Won't Kill

No organisation is perfect and even the "best" managers can make bad decisions that may make it difficult for employees to do their work — resulting... Read more

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The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever – in healthcare as well as in other sectors because most organisations, public and private, are interested to know about the value they create for society. The financial aspects are not enough for this purpose since there is a need to identify the actions that create value,... Read more

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Prof. Michael Pinsky

Fundamentals of Critical Care - Interview with Michael Pinsky

Michael Pinsky is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University...

Prof. Todd Dorman MD

Critical Care Education and Leadership

Todd Dorman takes office as President of the Society of Critical Care Medicin

 Katerina Iliopoulou

Critical Care Telemedicine: A Management Fad or the Future of ICU Practice?

Critical care telemedicine is likely to be a key feature of the future...

 Eugenio Mantovani

Eugenio Mantovani

Researcher - Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society...

 Liat Ayalon

Ageism in Healthcare: Why It Has To Stop

Summary: Ageism can be defined as stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination...

 Olaf Breuer

Makerspaces

An Opportunity for the Future 3D makerspaces could help hospitals...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.