EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Zoom On: Mr Nikolaus Koller - President of the Editorial Board, (E)Hospital

Mr Nikolaus Koller, MAS, MBA, who graduated in Hospital Business Administration, is the Hospital Manager of the State Hospital of Bruck/Mur... Read more

Trumpf Medical Technology Goes to Hill-Rom

The Medical Technology division of the Ditzingen-based machine tool and laser manufacturer Trumpf, with its two German factories in Saalfeld... Read more

Medtronic to Acquire Covidien, Move HQ to Ireland

US-based Medtronic Inc, the world’s largest medical device maker, has announced its decision to buy its competitor Covidien Plc for a cash... Read more

Measuring and Monitoring Healthcare Safety: A New Framework

Safe healthcare organisations need to anticipate and prevent harm to patients. In this article, a framework for measuring and monitoring healthcare... Read more

A Heavy Decision: Is Obesity A Disability?

The case of a Danish childcare worker who claims he was fired for being obese has reached the top court in the EU, the European Court of Justice... Read more

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  PART 1   It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more

The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... Read more

Unmonitored opioid deaths at home after surgery. Primum Non Nocere. First, do no harm. These wise words form the basis of the oath sworn to our patients. With the vast array of treatment models, administration, and decisions in medicine today, this oath is more poignant than ever. Medical Errors are the third leading cause... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

2019 30 Apr

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital to earn the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s prestigious five-star ranking. Their entry into the PSMF’s five-star Hospital Program was officially announced at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in January 2019. Founded in 1842, Hospital... Read more

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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

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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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 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness....

Dr. Cristina Petrișor MD, PhD, DESA

Immediate-type hypersensitivity reactions in the ICU

For the ICU patient, correct and timely diagnosis of drug hypersensitivity...

Rev. Karen Jones MDiv, MA

Establishing a relationship of trust and care

The chaplain is a resource of ethically competent support and a com...

Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Can machines behave morally enough for healthcare?

Machine ethics: A case for human-centric Artificial Intelligence...

 David McWilliams MSc

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

The importance of multidisciplinary team working and communication...

 Federico Lega

Top Target Treatments

On paper, it looks straightforward; the basis of personalised care and...

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