EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Measuring and Monitoring Healthcare Safety: A New Framework

Safe healthcare organisations need to anticipate and prevent harm to patients. In this article, a framework for measuring and monitoring healthcare... Read more

A Heavy Decision: Is Obesity A Disability?

The case of a Danish childcare worker who claims he was fired for being obese has reached the top court in the EU, the European Court of Justice... Read more

Transparency Matters: New EMA Agreement

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has come to an agreement about its policy pertaining to the publication of clinical trial data, which will... Read more

Cross-Clinic Exchange of IT Experience Could Empower European Hospitals

Information technology improves efficiency in a hospital setting, but the establishment of a modern IT infrastructure can come at a considerable... Read more

Study: SBAR Tool Improves Team Communication

A team of Canadian researchers investigating the use of a communication tool within an acute healthcare organisation reports that dialogues improved... Read more

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I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

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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

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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

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Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

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Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology At the Crossroads

Radiology is now at a crossroads. Let us expand the ‏metaphor. If we are...

 Pieter Depuydt

Controversies in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis

Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a ‏major complication of mechanical...

 Rowland Illing

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic...

 ECRI Institute

Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose...

Dr. Geraldine McGinty

Radiology in the Care Continuum

Where do you see radiology’s place in the care continuum? I see radiologists...

Asst. Prof. Piyali Mitra Mathavan

Self-Assessment for Hospitals

Quality accreditation can provide a sustainable competitive advantage to...

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