EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Cutting hospital readmissions with lay health workers

Lay health workers (LHWs) are those who have some training to promote health or to perform some healthcare services. Although they are... Read more

Help or hindrance? EHRs and admin cost reductions

Despite huge investments in healthcare IT, EHR systems in particular, hospitals have not benefited much in terms of improving administrative... Read more

Collaboration fights opioid epidemic

A collaborative approach involving local public health and public safety agencies may be what is needed to address the problem of opioid overuse... Read more

Simple, economical toolkit improves healthcare outcomes in South India

Resource limitations should not discourage hospitals in finding ways to improve the quality of healthcare services. There are simple, and inexpensive,... Read more

Reduce patient mortality: partner with the local vape shop

Many people turn to e-cigarettes in their attempt to stop smoking. In the UK, for example, there are now nearly 3 million vapers and vape shops... Read more

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It is undeniable that laboratory testing is vital for the diagnosis, prognostication and therapeutic monitoring of human disease. Despite the many advances made for achieving a high degree of quality and safety in the analytical part of diagnostic testing, many hurdles in the total testing process remain, for example in the  preanalytical phase when... Read more

We now live our everyday lives in a digital world   where new technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality are taken for granted. They have transformed the way we receive services and, in many cases, made them more convenient and more efficient. In contrast, much of the UK healthcare system is failing to keep pace with these developments... Read more

  The government’s recently announced 10-year plan for the NHS promises a host of improvements, particularly around out-of-hospital care, integrated care and population health management.  But it says surprisingly little about reducing waiting times to improve the economy’s productivity.   Since the global economic crisis of 2008/09, UK productivity has... 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... 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... 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,... Read more

From Our Journals

 Kimberley Applegate MD, MS, FACR

Kimberley Applegate

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Quality, safety...

Dr. Taner Özcan MSc

Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?

What is the potential for a more rounded healthcare approach?...

Dr. Thomas Hemmerling MSc, MD, DEAA

An Introduction to Robots in Anaesthesia

Technological advancement has made robots an integral part of several...

 Michael Virardi

Are soft skills important?

Soft skills give a huge competitive advantage when it comes to...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Personalised/ Precision Medicine

The progress towards, and potential of, personalised/ precision medicine...

 Maurit Beeri

Innovation in paediatric rehabilitation

A challenge and an opportunity   Review of innovative technologies...

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