Addressing Consumer Needs in Hospitals

Findings of a new survey show that healthcare organisations do not have sufficient understanding of consumer needs nor effective strategies to... Read more

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Home Health Visits Can Reduce Admissions

According to a study by RAND Corporation, sending physicians or nurses to a Medicare recipient's home for a comprehensive health assessment can... Read more

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Rudeness at Work- Don't Pass it On

Findings by psychologists at Lund University in Sweden shows that workplace rudeness is one of the primary reasons for dissatisfaction at work... Read more

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Harnessing Motivation to Change Doctor Behaviour

Motivated physicians play an important role in providing high-quality healthcare. As such, policy makers and hospital leaders are continually... Read more

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Patient Advisory Councils Work on Hospital Policy with Medics

In an effort to improve care, hospitals are inviting patients and family advisory councils to work on policies and projects along with the hospital... 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

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Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

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

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Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...

 Thomas West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

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Infections in the Immunosuppressed and Immunocompromised Patient

Over the last decades the number of immunocompromised patients has increased...

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Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

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