EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not... Read more

C-suite: No Egos Please

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians... Read more

Healthcare violence

Body Cams to Fight Patient Violence

Patient violence against healthcare workers is becoming such a serious problem in Queensland, Australia that the authorities are rolling out... Read more

How to Retain Staff: Give Out Your Cell Number

Securing and retaining healthcare staff is an increasing pressure in a competitive environment where the pool of skilled workers is decreasing.... Read more

University of Utah Health Care

Real Cost of Value-Based Care

Three designated outcomes saw significant improvements following implementation of an analytic tool that allocates clinical care costs and quality... 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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 Bernard Simon

Supply Chain Management Success Story

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Biomarkers and Their Impact in ICU Patient Outcomes

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 Eberhard Scheuer

Blockchain solves healthcare data obstacles

Incentivising patients with tokenomics of health data  A cryptocurrency

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Brain

Treatment of neurological illnesses and complications in the intensive...

 Sotiria Moza

FrailSafe System: An Innovative Approach on Frailty

Summary: Frail older people are often burdened with a range of complex...

Dr. Miriam Poggioli

“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion...

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