EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Physician Retention: Job Satisfaction Comes From Balance

Teaching hospitals’ retention of physicians depends upon many factors, but the key to job satisfaction may come down to one word: balance. A... Read more

Changes That May Affect Physicians' Pay in 2015

Several developments are expected in the year 2015 with respect to the income of physicians. While some changes will be troubling, others may... Read more

Wide Variation In Clinical Guidelines For Rectal Cancer

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, clinical practice guidelines for the treatment... Read more

EAHP: Drug Shortages Affect 86% of European Hospitals

A new report by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) reveals widespread medicine shortages that are affecting all countries... Read more

European Antibiotic Awareness Day Is 18 November 2014

EMA supports innovative approaches to facilitate development of new antibiotics The European Medicines Agency (EMA) supports European... Read more

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Imagine this nightmare scenario. You are diagnosed with renal cancer. The recommended treatment is removal of a kidney. You check into the hospital, have the operation. You wake up assuming you’re cured, only to be told that the surgeon mistakenly removed the healthy kidney and left the diseased one inside. This may sound like something out of a horror... Read more

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... 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... 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... 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,... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Jeroen Schouten

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ICU

Treating patients with multidrugresistant (MDR) pathogens is an increasing...

 Marianna Keen

Affidea grows in Portugal and expands into teleradiology

Affidea Group is a leading healthcare services provider with over 7500...

 Marianne Schoorl

ISO implementation: How to motivate lab personnel

Transforming the pressure of accreditation into team engagement....

Dr. Pierre-Michael Meier

Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

Peter Kapitein

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Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian...

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