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AHA Stroke Recommendations

In-patient Stroke Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes

For the first time, guidelines have been developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for rehabilitation after a... Read more

Causes of death

Medical Error US: Third Leading Cause of Death

If medical error was a cause of death, in the U.S. it would rank third after heart disease and cancer, say researchers. In BMJ, Martin Makary... Read more

Brexit and NHS

Brexit: EU Will Protect the NHS from TTIP?

The future of England’s National Health Service (NHS) is more secure within the European than out with the bloc, a leading public health figure... Read more

Surgery

Which Surgery is Costing You the Most?

Approximately 80 percent of admissions, deaths, complications, and inpatient costs related to operative emergency general surgery nationwide... Read more

New Model for Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Prevents Overtreatment

Urologists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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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 William Cooper

Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation

Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Caring for very old patients in the ICU

Describes the epidemiology and outcomes for very old patients as...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Paediatrics

It is never easy when children are in the hospital. And it is even more...

 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

Prof. Manu Malbrain

Thoughts on COVID-19 from the International Fluid Academy

An overview of what has been published on fluid strategies in COVID-19,...

 Marianna Keen

Understanding bad communication

Deter defensiveness, solve problems Chris Argyris’ insights on bad...

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