Balancing Hospital Security Needs and Costs

Balancing Hospital Security Needs and Costs

Maintaining hospital security has become increasingly difficult over the past two years, according to 75 percent of executives who were surveyed... Read more

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Expert Tips on How to Train Doctor Leaders

Doctors must lead the way as healthcare moves towards new payment and care delivery models say executives at the country’s largest health systems.... Read more

Should Poor End-of-Life Care Still Get Accreditation?

In 2013 65 percent of hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds confirmed that they had a palliative care programme. Hospitals with in excess of 300... Read more

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not what it... Read more

C-suite: No Egos Please

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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Executive Health Management

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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 Mat Hunter

Design for Care: The Collaborative Challenge of Wellbeing in Later Llife

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Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

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Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia

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Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

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