EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation Underused

According to a study published in JAMA, most breast cancer patients do not receive radiation treatment that is shorter in duration and less costly,... Read more

GPs Should Not Avoid Overt Patient Dialogue When Making Cancer Referrals

A UK-based study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) reveals that general practice physicians whose patients exhibit... Read more

Healthcare Gender Gap: 18% of Hospital CEOs Are Women

A white paper published online by San Francisco-based healthcare startup supporter Rock Health reports that women make up 18 percent of US hospital... Read more

Speech Recognition Systems: Key Benefits to Healthcare

Technologies focusing on the generation, presentation and application of clinical information in healthcare, referred to as health informatics... Read more

New Global Programme For Urban Health and Wellbeing

World health, environmental, behavioural and social science experts have launched a major new interdisciplinary scientific collaboration that... Read more

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Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:    Underuse... Read more

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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

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Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

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Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

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Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

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Breast MRI: The New Standard in Breast Imaging?

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