EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Biomarker Tests Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Prescriptions

On-the-spot tests for bacterial infections, which only take about three minutes to process, may help to reduce excessive use of antibiotics.... Read more

Texas Patient Centre is Truly Patient-Centred

UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (Texas, USA) dedicated the new William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital on 30 October, ahead of its... Read more

Recommendations For Clinical Studies In Rare Cancers

One out of every five new cancer patients is diagnosed with a rare cancer. However, the clinical evidence that is required to effectively treat... Read more

More Men Than Women Receive Haemodialysis Treatment

According to a new study conducted by Manfred Hecking with Friedrich Port and colleagues from Arbor Research Collaborative for Health in Ann... Read more

Novel ID System Reduces Neonatal ICU Errors

A unique naming system designed to clearly identify newborns without a first name helps reduce confusion and miscommunication in the neonatal... Read more

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You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the skies and Abba had a hit with ‘Money, Money, Money’ - the second success from their chart-topping album Arrival, which catapulted them to global stardom.   The arrival of Christmas last year illustrated how England’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling with thousands... Read more

More than 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, according to the National Vital Statistics System. Prescription painkillers are at the root of this epidemic, and healthcare providers can help make a dent in these alarmingly fatal statistics. Opioid prescription rates In the 90s, doctors began prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain,... Read more

Due to the immense need to increase efficiency and improve both service quality and patient safety, digital transformation of the healthcare system has become an imperative and not an option. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, overall demand for healthcare is anticipated by McKinsey to increase by 240 percent over the next 20 years. However, the... Read more

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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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more

From Our Journals

 Aaron Sklar

If You Build It, Will They Come?

On the first day of a new project, I often discover that many of my colleagues...

 Xian Su

Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?

Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Is radiology a vital speciality?: Reflections on medium term prospects

Comparing radiology to living at or near the ocean allows the threats to...

 Sharon R. Klein

Is blockchain technology the solution to healthcare’s data woes?

In healthcare, blockchain is widely regarded as technology that will protect...

 Claire Pillar

Cardiology in the Care Continuum

The case for coordination of cardiology services across the care continuum...

Prof. Henrik Kehlet MD, PhD

Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and...

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