EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Patients' Rude Behaviour Linked to Poor Care

Rude behaviour of patients and their relatives can have negative effects on the performance of medical teams resulting in poor care, according... Read more

Michael Porter, VBHC Leader

VBHC Prize Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the fourth annual VBHC Prize 2017 is approaching. February 20 is the final date that the VBHC Centre in the Netherlands will... Read more

Tips on Creating an Effective Active Shooter Plan

Active shooter events have become more frequent, and hospital grounds have not been spared from such horrific acts of violence. There were 164... Read more

Foreign Government Behind Anthem's 2014 Hack?

According to investigators, the cyberattackers who broke into national insurer Anthem's IT system – exposing 78.8 million patient records as a... Read more

ACA

Physicians Urged to Reject ACA Repeal

An opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine says that the GOP's plans to dismantle the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act... Read more

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I was struck by a press announcement of the United States Food and Drug Administration of 23 May 2017: ‘FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumour with a specific genetic feature’   This is good news. Because it means that the knowledge that science has given us many years ago now is accepted by the regulator for the first time. Cancer... Read more

We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

2017 16 May

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care.   Whatever your hospital’s... Read more

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

Executive Health Management

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

From Our Journals

 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

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

Dr. Denis Remedios

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)Wasteful,...

 Simona Agger Ganassi

Simona Agger Ganassi

1. What are your key areas of interest and research?My interests are c...

Dr. Takashi Tagami

Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac...

 Chris Finnegan

How Design Can Improve the Healthcare Experience

Design Council’s founding purpose was to elevate the UK’s industrial design...

Assoc. Prof. Carla van Gils

MRI in Women with Extremely Dense Breasts, Interview with Dr. Carla van Gils

The first randomised controlled trial (RCT) on MRI and mammography in women...

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