EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hospital Execs In Soul Search For Leadership

Executives in the healthcare sector know they need to work hard to create an environment that fosters the healing process and many are now... Read more

CHKS hospital

CHKS announced its Top Hospitals 2016 Award winners

CHKS has announced the winners of its Top Hospitals 2016 national awards. These awards celebrate the success of healthcare and social care providers... Read more

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Raising Patient Confidence Vital During Skin Cancer Screening

There are two simple issues that dermatologists need to consider when conducting full-body skin cancer examinations: respect the patient’s... Read more

AHA Stroke Recommendations

In-patient Stroke Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes

For the first time, guidelines have been developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for rehabilitation after a stroke. “Previous... Read more

Causes of death

Medical Error US: Third Leading Cause of Death

If medical error was a cause of death, in the U.S. it would rank third after heart disease and cancer, say researchers. In BMJ, Martin Makary... Read more

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The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

Not everyone has access to qualified counsellors and expert therapy. Whether due to financial or time constraints or simply not having an approved clinic in their area, thousands of people must still struggle with fears and anxieties despite effective treatments being readily available.If you suffer from anxiety but cannot access the help you need,... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

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

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 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I...

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Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

Prof. Jan De Waele

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated ‏...

 Danielle Bear

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

 Barbara Riegel

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Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

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

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