EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Antibiotic drugs

Doing the Right Thing: Antibiotics Control

A new study shows that behavioural interventions that target the competitive spirits and desire of doctors to strengthen their reputations can... Read more

NICU

Nursing Drop for Sick Babies Linked to Deaths

According to a new research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood (Fetal & Neonatal Edition) , a fall in one to one nursing care... Read more

Leadership

Millennial Nurse Leaders Must Learn Empathy

According to an article published in Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality , hospital executives need to understand a few key principles... Read more

Diversity

Tips: Meeting Multi-cultural Needs in Ageing Patients

The number of older adults representing minority groups is forecasted to increase by 39 percent by 2050 as compared to 21 percent in 2012. Most... Read more

Tired new mother

Babies Rooming with Mothers Raises Eyebrows

An initiative to promote breastfeeding launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund is beginning to impact... 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

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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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Dr. Miriam Poggioli

“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

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Crossing the Rubicon to a Digitally Enabled Medical Care

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 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

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Burning Platform for Change: COVID-19 Experience in Ghana

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COVID-19 Global Response – Strengths, Weaknesses, Success and Failure

An overview of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic – the...

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