Author: Dr. Khalid Abulmajd

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Magdi Yacoub – A story of relentless pursuit of excellence

Armed with his newfound knowledge, Dr. Yacoub returned to Egypt and began implementing his innovative approach to cardiac surgery. He sought to address the specific needs of his patients and pioneered several groundbreaking procedures. One of his notable achievements was the development of a technique called the ” Yacoub Procedure” for treating patients with complex congenital heart defects. This technique involved the reconstruction of the pulmonary arteries, allowing patients to lead healthier lives and avoid multiple surgeries.

Dr. Yacoub’s expertise and dedication earned………….

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التعريف الصحيح للمريض

س: ماذا تعنى بالتعريف الصحيح للمريض

ج: ان نتاكد ان هذا المريض هو المريض الصحيح الذي يقصد به عمليات الرعاية الصحية ( إعطاء الأدوية، نقل الدم ، وإجراء الاختبارات، سحب العينات ،التدخل الجراحى وإجراءات العلاج وما الى ذلك )

س: كيف ومتى يتم التعريف الصحيح للمريض ؟

ج: يتم باستخدام وسيلتي تعريف المريض على الأقل ( بالاسم و رقم الملف الطبى أو تاريخ الميلاد) لتعريف المريض على ألا تشمل رقم غرفة المريض للتحقق من هويته داخل المستشفى قبل البدء بتقديم الرعاية الصحية له .

س: ما هى طريقة التعريف الصحيح للمريض ؟

ج: يتم اولا مطابقة البيانات الموجودة بالملف الطبى للمريض مع المريض و أسورة المعصم التى يرتديها ، ثانيا

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ACHSI Accreditation – A Comprehensive Evaluation

ACHSI accreditation offers several distinct advantages when compared to other international accreditation bodies. Its comprehensive standards, customized approach, focus on continuous improvement, regional relevance, collaboration opportunities, and international recognition make it a preferred choice for healthcare organizations seeking accreditation. By undergoing the ACHSI accreditation process, healthcare providers can……

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Telemedicine – with & against

Telemedicine refers to the delivery of healthcare services through digital communication technologies, such as video conferencing, phone calls, messaging, and remote monitoring. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of telemedicine: Advantages: Improved access to healthcare: Telemedicine can improve access to healthcare for individuals who live in remote or underserved areas, and for those who have…

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Pricing Healthcare Services

Pricing healthcare services can be a complex process, as there are many factors to consider and a variety of stakeholders involved. In this article, we will explore some of the key considerations for pricing healthcare services and provide some tips for finding the right balance between affordability and sustainability.  Factors to consider: Cost of providing…

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Value-Based Healthcare

Value-based healthcare (VBHC) is a healthcare delivery model that focuses on maximizing the value received by patients in terms of outcomes relative to the cost of care. It seeks to shift the healthcare system’s focus from volume-based care (fee-for-service) to a model that prioritizes patient outcomes, quality of care, and cost-effectiveness. Key principles of value-based…

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Hospital Assessment Tool Version 3

Patient Safety Assessment Manual (PSAM) PSAM contains a set of standards with requirements that are needed for the establishment of a patient safety program at the hospital level. It provides a framework that enables hospitals to assess patient care from a patient safety perspective, build the capacity of staff in patient safety and involve consumers…

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Improving Patient Flow

Improving patient flow is an important aspect of healthcare delivery as it can reduce wait times, increase patient satisfaction, and improve the overall quality of care. Here are some steps to improve patient flow: Map out the patient journey: Mapping out the patient journey, from the moment they arrive at the healthcare facility to the…

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Patient Flow

Patient flow refers to the movement of patients through the healthcare system, from the point of initial entry to the point of discharge or transfer to another healthcare facility. Ensuring an efficient patient flow is essential for providing high-quality healthcare, as it helps to reduce wait times, lower costs, and improve patient satisfaction. There are…

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An Accountable or A Second Victim

In 1994, when I was an anesthesia intern, a bride and groom were admitted to the operating theater after a sudden road traffic accident during their celebration while they were going home. The attending consultant (my professor) tried his best to save them, but the bride passed away 15 minutes after arrival. He turned to…

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A.I. and PCI – Machines Vs Human

A new machine-learning analysis revealed that an algorithm can offer a decision on the appropriateness of coronary revascularization during pressure-wire pullback at least as well as expert consensus. The computer was non-inferior to the expert consensus decision for both appropriateness for PCI and for determining PCI strategy. Dr. Justin Davies,  presented the mentioned above findings at TCT 2018 in…

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Future Healthcare System

In the report “Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving Health Care Worldwide,” a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for urgent, comprehensive efforts to transform the design of healthcare globally.  The committee believes that the care systems of the future will differ radically from those of the past.   Digital health…


Crossing the Global Quality Chasm (Aug 2018)

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine undertook a study to examine the global impacts of poor-quality health care and to recommend ways to improve quality while expanding UHC, particularly in low-resource areas. The resulting report, Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving Health Care Worldwide; the report calling attention to the gaps in health care…


Risk Matrix

A Healthcare Risk Assessment Matrix is a tool used to identify and evaluate potential risks within a healthcare organization. It involves identifying and assessing the likelihood and impact of various risks, such as clinical risks, operational risks, financial risks, and reputational risks. The matrix typically consists of a grid that categorizes risks based on their…

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Ten Facts on Patient Safety

FACT 01 Patient harm is the 14th leading cause of the global disease burden, comparable to diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria It is estimated that there are 421 million hospitalizations in the world annually, and approximately 42.7 million adverse events occur in patients during these hospitalizations. Using conservative estimates, the latest data shows that…

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