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Gun Control Effort Affects Hospitals?

New gun control initiatives by President Barack Obama will result in a modification of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability... Read more

Surgery

Saving Money with Surgery Recovery Programme

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)  suggests that the costs of quality improvement programmes... Read more

Hypnosis

Hypnosis for Surgery

A study published in Neurosurgery reports that a new hypnosedation technique could offer a new alternative for patients undergoing awake surgery... Read more

team discussion

Truth Hurts - but Won't Kill

No organisation is perfect and even the "best" managers can make bad decisions that may make it difficult for employees to do their work — resulting... Read more

bullying is prevalent in healthcare

How to Tackle Workplace Bullying

Strenuous work demands, an atmosphere that places an emphasis on performance, and a rapidly changing environment promote a culture in healthcare... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

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New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?

ESPEN guidelines for nutrition in critical illness have shifted from...

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