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The Innovation Institute

Rewarding Risk: Business Model for Healthcare Innovation

The Innovation Institute, a for-profit innovation centre is based in La Palma, California and is engaged in fostering the development of new... Read more

Joint Commission Approval

Key Quality Measures Top Performers

The newly released report  America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015 summarises data on 49 accountability... Read more

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Pod-and-huddle ED Model Speeds Processes

Emergency departments (ED) are usually designed in a linear flow, attaching nurses or physicians to particular patients and specific tasks.... Read more

Stethescope

Improving Patient Safety by Cutting Misdiagnosis

According to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Cente, it is time... Read more

C. Difficile

C. Diff Infection Needs Concerted Action

According to an article published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice , the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical for controlling... 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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Dr. Gerrit Slooter MD, PhD

Transforming Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

How End to End Enhanced Recovery and Prehabilitation Transformed Colorectal...

Dr. Khalid Nasif

Imaging developments in sports medicine

Advancement of technologies continues to improve diagnosis The official...

 Kathryn Lindstrom

Sex & Gender Impacts in Cardiovascular Disease: A “Typical” Presentation of Cardiovascular Disease?

Summary: Differences in sex and gender may account for gaps in treatment...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Cardiac Arrest

The “chain of survival” metaphor for improving outcomes from sudden cardiac...

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

EuroSafe Imaging: be a star for your patients: Quality and safety in radiology

A holistic approach to quality and safety in radiology. Presentation...

Dr. Brian O’Gara MD

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?

The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury....

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