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Millennial Nurse Leaders Must Learn Empathy

According to an article published in Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality, hospital executives need to understand a few key principles... Read more

Diversity

Tips: Meeting Multi-cultural Needs in Ageing Patients

The number of older adults representing minority groups is forecasted to increase by 39 percent by 2050 as compared to 21 percent in 2012. Most... Read more

Tired new mother

Babies Rooming with Mothers Raises Eyebrows

An initiative to promote breastfeeding launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund is beginning to impact... Read more

Patient care

Avoiding Emergency Hospital Admissions

A new study has identified a series of innovations that can help address the problem of unnecessary emergency admissions. The study is published... Read more

Transgender

Dealing with Transgender Patients

A pilot training program that was implemented in an urban clinic shows that it is possible to change attitudes towards transgender individuals... Read more

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  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

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

Dr. Paul Hodgkin

Power to the People: How the Economics of Information is Empowering Patients

During the 2000s, England’s National Health Service spent an extra $1.5...

 José María Cepeda Díez

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multithemed sites, self-managed...

Dr. Thomas Berlet, MD, MA, EDIC, DEAA

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

Prof. Guy Frija

Quality and Safety In Radiology

A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPQuality of Healthcare Quality healthcare by definition...

Dr. Christian P Subbe

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

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