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Executive Health Management

World Patient Safety Day 2021

2021 16 Sep

World Patient Safety Day is an official WHO campaign for all healthcare system stakeholders to unite and improve patient safety globally. The 72nd World Health Assembly (May 2019), representing all 194 WHO member states, established World Patient Safety Day through resolution WHA72.6 to boost patient safety comprehension, increase public engagement... Read more

Executive Health Management

No Country is ‘Out of the Woods' Yet, WHO Cautions about Pandemic

2021 26 May

While overall COVID-19 cases and deaths have fallen worldwide over the past few weeks, the threat from the now 18-month pandemic has not passed and the world remains in a dangerous situation, according to the director-general of the World Health Organization. "No country should assume it is out of the woods, no matter its vaccination rate,"... Read more

IMAGING Management

Seconds save Lives – Clean your Hands!

2021 04 May

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the importance of washing your hands has become extremely important in everyday life. It can save your life and those of others. World Hand Hygiene Day 2021, on 5 May, celebrates the global campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, by promoting the importance and improvement of hand hygiene across the world.   The World... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Essential Diagnostics List from WHO

2021 30 Jan

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its Essential Diagnostics List that for the first time includes WHO-recommended COVID-19 tests, and urged countries to prioritise investments in testing.   You might also like: WHO-led Discussion on COVID-19 Vaccines   WHO has been publishing a yearly essential diagnostics list... Read more

Cardiology Management

2020 13 Nov

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the delivery of health care services by healthcare professionals in areas where distance is a critical factor and where information and communication technologies need to be used for the exchange of information regarding diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The goal of telemedicine was... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pandemic Spotlights The Urgent Need For A National Patient Safety Board

2020 08 Sep

September 17th is WHO’s World Patient Safety Day. There’s no better moment in history to call for new legislation that finally ensures health worker and patient safety. Today, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation released a  detailed white paper  and its leadership issued the following statement urging the creation of a National Patient Safety... Read more

ICU Management

Study Investigates Accuracy of Respiration Rate From Pulse Oximetry on Pediatrics Using Masimo RRp®

2020 06 Jul

Masimo today announced the results of a study published in Pneumonia in which independent researchers in New Delhi, India, investigated the accuracy of Masimo RRp® on pediatric patients with the Rad-G™ Pulse Oximeter by comparing it to clinician-determined values while performing routine assessment of children admitted to outpatient and emergency... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: Data Uncertainty and Effectiveness of Interventions

2020 11 May

Summary: For the past 15 years Prof. Andy Tatem has been working with population data globally, and his team was one of the first to analyse the COVID-19 spread and interventions during the outbreak in China. He speaks with HealthManagement.org about public health measures, COVID-19 changing the nature of research, and how data could and should be... Read more

ICU Management

3 Practical Tools for the Daily Work in the ICU

2020 23 Apr

We created the following three practical tools for physicians and medical personnel for their daily work in the ICU related to COVID-19 and sepsis.   Recommendations for Vasoactive Management for Hemodynamic Support in COVID-19 Patients with Septic Shock SOFA Score WHO Categorization of Clinical Syndromes Associated with COVID-19 in Adults  ... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Online Resources for Health Care Professionals

2020 23 Apr

Below you can find a summarised overview of online resources with developments, guidelines and recommendations for physicians and medical staff for COVID-19 patients in critical condition (e.g. patients in intensive care), as well as other general resources. ICU Therapy guideline for the treatment of patients with a SARS CoV2 infection Autoren:... Read more