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Medic stress

Physician Suicide: Highest Rate in Professions

As the issue of physician suicide comes to the fore in a bid to shake the stigma around this phenomenon, a group of physicians organised a... Read more

Cancer

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease: 12 European Countries

Despite cancer accounting for less than half the number of deaths than CVD in Europe as a whole, in nine of the 15 countries which were... Read more

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

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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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 Joe Kiani

Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death...

 Alan Kramer

Influence of Biotin Nutritional Supplementation on Laboratory Testing: Sex and Gender Impact

High dose biotin supplementation is most common among females and...

 Kimberley Applegate

Kimberley Applegate

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 Tobias Silberzahn

Remote Patient Monitoring for Safe and Effective Management of COVID-19 Patients

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the role it can play in the early...

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Women’s Imaging

As the debate continues over optimal mammographic screening ages and intervals,...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Conception of COVID-19 Auxiliary Hospital from Nursing Management Perspective

The following experience report describes the development of a Personnel...

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