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ICU Management

Study: Decision Making Model Enables Resolution of Ethics Issues at the Bedside

2017 08 Mar

A study from Switzerland that evaluated implementation of a stepped ethical decision-making model on three intensive care units (ICUs) and two geriatric wards found that it worked well, with staff able to find the time and confidence to solve ethical issues themselves. In addition the evaluation showed reduction in moral distress experienced by staff,... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES2016: Do We Need the Dead Donor Rule?

2016 11 Oct

With continuing shortages of donor organs in all countries, should the dead donor rule be replaced by the “dead enough for donation” rule? The issues surrounding organ donation when the donor is not yet dead were presented by Rik Gerritsen, Chair of the Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine at LIVES 2016 in Milan last week.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Management Wears Scrubs for Team Building

2016 04 Apr

Administrators, board members and reporters donned scrubs for a typical working shift at Mission Health's innovative Immersion Day programme to create new paths for key stakeholders to better understand the real challenges and opportunities facing health systems.  It has resulted in improved insights on how to lead, regulate and report on the most complex... Read more