EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
ABIM maintenance of certification (MOC) programme

Maintaining Medical Certification at Valuable Time Cost

New research indicates that the cost of completing the American Board of Internal Medicine’s maintenance of certification (MOC) programme may... Read more

NSQIP: vital tool for improving care quality

ACS NSQIP Data 'More Accurate' than Administrative Data

Data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP ® ) are more accurate than administrative... Read more

Medicines

10% of Adverse Drug Events Reported Miss Deadline

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , approximately 10 percent of serious and unexpected adverse events are not reported... Read more

Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare: Drop in Mortality, Hospitalisation and Costs

During 1999-2013, all-cause mortality and hospitalisation rates, along with inpatient expenditure per death, decreased for U.S. Medicare beneficiaries... Read more

Patient Care

Hospitals Seek Patient Family Advice on Care

According to an article published in USA Today, hospitals are turning toward patients and their family members for suggestions to improve quality... Read more

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In 1976, I became the first Vice President of Marketing for General Electric’s CT programme. This was of major importance to Jack Welch, my group executive. I started by talking to many luminary doctors interested in GE's approach to CT. The unanswered question was, "how do doctors decide between the manufacturers?” After several weeks of integrating... Read more

My dear readers,   Time is moving very fast, and we are coming to the end of another big, big year.   Last month I wrote about September, when I had the great chance to be in Iceland to attend the European Nurse Managers Congress, which, as I stated, was mind-blowing.   My October continued to be absolutely epic – BECAUSE great colleagues from... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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Prof. Davide Caramella

A Novel App to Assist Liver Surgery

Parenchyma-sparing liver surgery (PSLS) is becoming increasingly...

 Teresa Perillo

Radiomics in the Imaging of Brain Gliomas: Current Role and Future Perspectives

Machine learning and radiomics may lead to personalised management and...

 Yaroslava Longhitano

Microbiome and Probiotics: Do They Really Work?

The microbiota is recognised as one of the most important factors...

Dr. Martina Feyzrakhmanova

eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times

Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us?  ...

 Ines Lakbar

Does Antimicrobial Resistance Affect Clinical Outcomes in the ICU?

An overview of antimicrobial resistance and its impact on clinical outcomes...

Prof. David Koff

Conducting Research in the COVID-19 Era

Summary: Under pressure in the age of COVID-19, David Koff stresses...

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