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NewYork-Presbyterian's Comprehensive Family Leave Policy

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has announced a new policy on paid parental leave that is the most comprehensive of its kind among New York City... Read more

Hospitals Burdened by Readmission Penalties

New research indicates that many hospitals are burdened by persistent penalties incurred for their excess 30-day Medicare readmissions. The... Read more

Healthcare in Post-Brexit Era

It is expected that health and social care in the UK will be affected with its withdrawal from the European Union. Some of the anticipated issues... Read more

Using Analytics to Root Out Fraud

The Office of Inspector General at HHS is responsible for preserving the integrity of federal healthcare programmes. To help root out fraud... Read more

'Best Prescription' for Homeless Patients

More than providing medical care, a better way to treat chronically homeless patients may be to provide them with a roof over their heads. An... Read more

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My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time for thoughts from the island again. Before I share more, I hope you are all okay – despite the heat waves. As I said in my previous articles, what will be next? What else do we have to overcome, or is this our future - living and dealing with extreme situations, i.e. pandemics, war, climate chaos etc.?   This... Read more

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last week I did my first shift in a little private hospital in my hometown. When I arrived on the ward, I called in at the Sister's office. As I headed towards her door, I realised I was the only nurse wearing a mask. I was still in my civilian clothes, and as I said, my mask was... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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