Search Tag: Hospitals

Executive Health Management

Vietnamese Prime Minister honours VK hospital projects

2016 19 Aug

The Vietnamese Prime Minster, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, visited the project sites of Bach Mai 2 and Viet Duc 2 Hospitals in Phu Ly City, Ha Nam Province, last Saturday, 5th August. These two VK designed 1,000 bed hospitals are part of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health’s programme to provide higher quality hospital facilities for the people of Hanoi and northern... Read more

ICU Management

Cardiac Arrest Centres - the Fourth Link

2016 01 Aug

Treatment of cardiac arrest out of hospital has improved over the last few years. Unlike other acute conditions such as trauma few countries have implemented a regional system of cardiac arrest centres.In their review, Eldar Søreide, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway and Michael Busch, Department... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMS Hospital Star Ratings Preview

2016 26 Jul

The CMS ratings agency has released information on distribution of star ratings on hospital quality ahead of release of publishing much-anticipated overall ratings. The agency said it hoped to clarify how all kinds of hospitals can show varying quality as shown by star ratings.The CMS also said it hoped to “address any questions or concerns about the... Read more

Executive Health Management

VK is Building Two 1,000+ Bed Hospitals at Once in Vietnam

2016 08 Jul

VK Architects & Engineers is involved in various large-scale hospital projects as designer or co-designer. The two largest projects however are situated in Vietnam : the construction sites of Bach Mai II and Viet Duc II are in full speed, with just a kilometer in between them. Both hospitals each offer 1,000 beds in 2017.The portfolio of VK Architects... Read more

ICU Management

How to Implement Patient Blood Management Bundles

2016 28 Jun

Guidance on how to implement patient blood management (PBM) in a hospital is provided in an article just published in Transfusion Medicine Reviews.Corresponding author Prof. Dr. Patrick Meybohm (pictured), from the Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and... Read more

ICU Management

ESA2016: Death by Resuscitation?

2016 07 Jun

When anaesthesiologist Sharon Einav took her car to be repaired on the way to hospital one day, she wondered why the mechanic was just leaning on his car. It took a while to realise he was having a heart attack, she related at Euroanaesthesia 2016 in London in May. This lack of situational awareness was an example she used to show how the chain of survival... Read more

Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 1, 2016

2016 27 Feb

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IT Management

IT Community Leader: “Don’t Give in to Cyber-Blackmailers”

2016 19 Feb

The European Association of Healthcare IT Managers (HITM) has disagreed with the FBI’s stance on how hospitals should deal with ransomware attacks. While last autumn the U.S. intelligence agency controversially advised organisations to give in to hacks who paralyse their IT systems and pay the ransom to regain access to information, the HITM says the problem... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evidence-based Practice: Shocking Low Implementation

2016 07 Feb

A new study reveals why healthcare organisations fall short of improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. The study is published in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. The survey, led by Bernadette Melnyk, dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University included 276 chief nurse executives across the U.S. The objective was to gauge... Read more

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