American Healthcare Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance of Innovation
The National Healthcare Innovation Summit began in Boston on May 14 with a keynote speech by author and consultant Ian Morrison. A specialist... Read more
William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research Awarded to Economist Stuart H. Altman, PhD
The 2014 William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research has been awarded to Stuart H. Altman, PhD, who will receive his prize during a... Read more
Frost & Sullivan: Volume Rises, Value Falls for Healthcare M&A Deals
Patent expiry, together with an increase in generic competition in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, is expected to bring... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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
Not everyone has access to qualified counsellors and expert therapy. Whether due to financial or time constraints or simply not having an approved clinic in their area, thousands of people must still struggle with fears and anxieties despite effective treatments being readily available.If you suffer from anxiety but cannot access the help you need,... Read more
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
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
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
Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership
Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number... Read more
HealthManagement.org Welcomes New IT Editor-in-Chief
HealthManagement.org is excited to introduce our new Editor-in-Chief for... Read more
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...