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First Example of Green+ Hospitals in Germany: Siemens Equips Ethianum in Heidelberg with Futureproof Infrastructure

The Ethianum in Heidelberg is one of the first clinics in Germany to align itself consistently according to sustainability criteria, thus making... Read more

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Council Agrees on New Rules for Patients’ rights in Cross-Border Healthcare

The Council in charge of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs has agreed on a draft directive concerning the application of... Read more

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Postsurgical Pulmonary Complications Cost US Healthcare System $11.9 Billion Annually

  Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognised innovator in mechanical ventilation and respiratory care devices,... Read more

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Mayo Clinic Creates Centre for Social Media

  The Mayo Clinic has announced the creation of a Centre for Social Media to accelerate effective application of social media tools throughout... Read more

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Workplace Health Promotion Improves Productivity and Well-Being

  Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) leads to better health, reduced absenteeism, enhanced motivation, and improved productivity: that is the... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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Dr. Marck HTM Haerkens, MD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable...

 François Beloncle, MD

Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the ‏most...

Dr. Steve Mathieu

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

Prof. Rinaldo Bellomo, MD, MBBS, FRACP, FCICM

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

 Gerry O’Dwyer

At the Crossroads - The Future of Healthcare

Any healthcare leader surveying the healthcare situation in Europe today...

Prof. Robert Wears

Guest Editorial

Creating Safer HealthcareHealthcare professionals have long recognised...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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