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Doctor Discrimination: How to Deal With It

Following an incident of discrimination against medics in an emergency department led to a team of Stanford University School of Medicine... Read more

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Healthcare Infrastructure for a Web of Care

By Jonathan Erskine We know that Europe’s health and healthcare systems need to reinvent themselves.   Most are struggling to cope with the... Read more

EHR Upcoding Compliance: Keep the Auditors Happy

While electronic health records (EHRs) have enabled the creation of detailed patient files there is a frustrating problem that this technology... Read more

Even Top CMS Performers Want Star Rating Reform

Mayo Clinic was one of a handful of healthcare facilities in the U.S. that was awarded a five-star rating by The Centers for... Read more

C-Suite Transitioning: One Leader to Another

  Sue Schade, former CIO at University Hospitals has shared her experience of the handover of her position to a new director with key insights... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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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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 Jane Willis

Creating Great Care Environments: Case Studies

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 Gerry O’Dwyer

At the Crossroads - The Future of Healthcare

Any healthcare leader surveying the healthcare situation in Europe today...

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Surgical Template Design and Guided Surgery with Virtual Reality in Medicine

Summary: Computer scientists in Pisa are developing Virtual Reality...

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2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the...

 Fabian Bolin

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I am a cancer patient. I have experience first-hand how society’s...

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