EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Inclusive Discharge Planning Process Reduces Readmissions

Integration of caregivers into the discharge process for elderly patients can reduce the risk of hospital readmission. A study led by the University... Read more

Trump Budget Cuts Threat to AHRQ's Future

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is responsible for making healthcare safer and more effective. While AHRQ has survived... Read more

5 Top Cost Cutting Mistakes in Healthcare

Confronted with pressure to reduce costs, many healthcare providers are making counterproductive changes that sometimes actually lead to higher... Read more

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also... Read more

ACA Repeal Battle: Winners and Losers

Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a major election campaign promise. After weeks of contentious negotiations... Read more

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I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

2017 07 Apr

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract patients, qualified staff, and recommendations from referring physicians. This white paper examines the factors that shape hospitals’ reputations in the eyes of these audiences, the assumptions that patients make about hospital quality, the role of the Internet and public performance... Read more

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Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

2017 21 Mar

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve their overall quality of care. In order to contend with this challenge, many hospitals have implemented measures to establish high-quality care standards. For the most part, hospitals have elected to establish clinical pathways designed to govern the entire care process, with impressive... Read more

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Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

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Prof. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated ‏...

 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

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 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

 Paul de Schepper

Point-of-Care US: A New Service Delivery Model

Medical care in the Netherlands is organised through a gatekeeper, the...

Prof. Gabor Forrai

Mammography is the Most Proven Screening Method

INTERVIEW WITH GÁBOR FORRAI, EUSOBI PRESIDENTWhat were some of the highlights...

 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors...

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