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ICU Management

Keeping Best Practices in Critical Care During COVID-19

2020 11 Aug

COVID-19 poses several challenges and has made it difficult to measure ICU performance. Sticking to evidence-based interventions can go a long way in improving outcomes and resource utilisation. How it Started Taking care of a COVID-19 patient comes with an initial surprise: there is no standard mindset to guide the physician’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pharmacists’ Involvement Improves Patient Outcomes

2019 15 Dec

Additional attention from pharmacists towards patients, such as educational talks about prescribed medications, may lead to increased level of patient satisfaction during hospital stays. This is the conclusion of the study, Pharmacists Transitions-of-Care Service Improves HCAHPS Scores and Decreases 30-day Hospital Readmission , conducted... Read more

Executive Health Management

Transforming Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

2019 26 Aug

How End to End Enhanced Recovery and Prehabilitation Transformed Colorectal Surgery Outcomes   Complications in all types of surgery place a significant burden on patients’ quality of life and on all clinicians involved in the care pathway. In laparoscopic colorectal surgery, anastomotic leaks are of great concern to surgeons and can place considerable... Read more

IMAGING Management

Terarecon: Join Us for a Special Webinar on August 12th!

2019 18 Jul

Join us on August 12th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PST for a free community webinar event " Improving Intracranial Hemorrhage and Stroke Prioritization with End-to-End AI " with EnvoyAI and TeraRecon partner MaxQ AI.  When is the webinar? August 12th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PST What will I learn? How integrated end-to-end AI workflows are delivering... Read more

ICU Management

PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care

2019 30 May

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its impact on patient outcomes. It discusses early rehabilitation strategies to improve patient outcomes in PICU.  Introduction Critical care has traditionally been focused on early recognition of life-threatening conditions, resuscitation, and stabilisation of organ... Read more

ICU Management

Virtual reality experience in the PICU

2019 30 May

A pilot study at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago An overview of the virtual reality programme at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and its potential benefits on patient outcomes. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has introduced virtual reality into their paediatric intensive... Read more

Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top Target Treatments infographic

2019 22 May

Top target treatments and application of personalised medicine in healthcare Read more

ICU Management

Data-driven management for intensive care units

2019 14 Mar

This article focuses on the clinical and practical application of current available cloud-based data analysis to benchmarking in real-time and to optimise clinical care in the ICU.   Introduction   The ICU is a highly technological environment where each patient data generates thousands of data-points per day. However, most of this data is... Read more