EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

 Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team, according to... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known facilities... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a survival plan... Read more

 M & As Healthcare

Mergers Rise in 2016: Response to Value-based Care Drive

Mergers and Acquisitions have increased year-on-year, says Kaufman Hall with the first half of 2016 showing more activity in the same timeframe... Read more

CMS star ratings

CMS Hospital Star Ratings Preview

The CMS ratings agency has released information on distribution of star ratings on hospital quality ahead of release of publishing much-anticipated... Read more

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Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast Asia region (2014),... Read more

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

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 Tobias Gilk

MRI Safety: Professionals, Practice, Credentialing

“The safe modality.” That’s what MRI is frequently referred to as. In a...

 Flavia Machado

Editorial Board Welcomes New Member

Prof. Flavia Machado has recently been welcomed to the Editorial Board...

Dr. Thomas M Hemmerling

An Introduction to Robots in Anaesthesia

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

 Alison Lightbourne

Opportunities to Build a Better Care Continuum: From Global to Local

For staff working at the sharp edge of health services, whether in a h...

 Bernd Montag

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Jean-Louis Vincent

Editor-in-Chief, ICU Management & PracticeProfessor of Intensive Care...

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