EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

GOP Plan: Phase-out of Medicaid Expansion for the Poor

As part of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are looking to scrap premium tax credits for wealthier Americans,... Read more

Chronic Disease Management: Benefits to Patients, Providers

Providing support to patients in managing their chronic conditions not only leads to improved care outcomes, but also enables hospitals to save... Read more

Preparing for Health System Integration

Forming an alliance or partnership with another healthcare organisation requires careful planning. Selecting the right partner is crucial, as... Read more

CMS Extends Filing Deadlines for ACA Exchange Plans

Amidst concerns about the stability of the Affordable Care Act exchanges, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has extended the deadline... Read more

Disruptive Docs and Bad Surgical Outcomes

A Vanderbilt-led study published in JAMA Surgery indicates that surgeons who are rude and disrespectful to patients are more likely to make mistakes... Read more

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Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per year and by 2050, the population is expected to rise to about 2.4 billion, with some of the countries doubling or even tripling their numbers; making Africa the region with the largest population growth. This places the continent in a favourable position with a large proportion... Read more

Beside the new European Medical Device Regulation (MDR), there is another major regulatory challenge for the current medical device industry - the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).MDR came into force in early 2017, whereas MDSAP will become mandatory for all manufacturers who want to sell their medical devices in Canada in 2019 and in the... Read more

Good Health is something that all of us look forward to. Many a times we also take it for granted. Caring for our health is an intrinsic part of our daily lives. We watch what we eat, we exercise, we consume tonnes of advice on managing our health needs and we visit healthcare facilities when we believe we need expert care. When we engage with a healthcare... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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 ECRI Institute

Ransomware attacks:How to protect your systems

What are the steps to take when there is a ransomware attack?   Device...

 Thomas Schulz

Meeting the Access Control Challenge in Hospitals

Securing a hospital round the clock is a tough job. But a rapidly maturing...

Prof. Andreas Valentin

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

Prof. Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg

Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery

Around the world, value-based care delivery is gaining adherents (New Zealand...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Silvia Terraneo

Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

A Real Causality With Worse Outcomes or Just a Marker of Severity? Candida...

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