EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Zoom On: Martin Bromiley, Clinical Human Factors Group

Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging... Read more

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2014 Awarded For Brain's 'Inner GPS' Discovery

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half to John O´Keefe... Read more

"Virtual Ward" Care Does Not Prevent Readmissions

A study was conducted with patients at high risk of hospital readmission or death after hospital discharge, which used a virtual ward model of... Read more

Oesophageal Cancer Screening: Low Risk of Liability Claims

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission... Read more

The Heidelberg New Working Time Model

A new working time model has been proposed by researchers at the University of Heidelberg which may improve patient care quality by avoiding... Read more

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Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation Minicare point-of-care-in-vitro diagnostics systems to help support improved clinical decision-making that will ultimately benefit physicians, patients and hospital systems.   Such devices can help deal with the biggest issue that emergency departments face on a dailybasis... Read more

Since the global crisis of 2008-2009, there has been a palpable and growing sense that the world is in the midst of fundamental economic and political change.   But, as is the nature of change, the only certainty we have is that there is a lot of uncertainty. Can we create enough jobs, and the right jobs? Is the financial sector working for society’s... Read more

Having served in the United States House of Representatives during the time the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was debated and passed in 2010, I remember quite vividly the many arguments that were presented by both sides. Supporters claimed costs would go down and quality would go up, while nearly every American would be covered. Opponents of the law claimed... 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

Prof. Davide Caramella

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points• Radiology departments need to communicate with patients about...

Prof. Robert W. Wachter

Robert Wachter

Hospitalist,Writer and Professor & Interim Chair of the Department of...

Dr. Roberto Traducci

Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings

Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria della...

Prof Eric Hoste

Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain

Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University...

Dr. Simon Schmidbauer

Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome

More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the...

 Guy De Backer

Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years

Interview with Professor Guy de BackerProfessor Guy De Backer, Emeritus...

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