EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Where are the Women?

A new study presents one area where gender inequality in healthcare is observed: women are ignored when it comes to medical society awards.... Read more

U.S. Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill Fails

For the third time, the Republican-dominated Senate has failed in its efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Through the so-called... Read more

Culture Matters: M&As

Mergers and acquisitions often are made in the hope that business operations can be rationalised so as to provide customers with better products... Read more

Healthcare Staff Suffer Above Average Depression

An independent UK healthcare body dedicated to improving patient experience and supporting frontline staff in the sector says National... Read more

3 Steps for Better Care Delivery

Policymakers in the U.S. have recently focused their efforts on replacing the Affordable Care Act, failing to consider the need to transform... Read more

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Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... Read more

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active healthcare... Read more

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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... 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... 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,... Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Gatward MBChB, BSc, FCICM, FRCA, DICM, Cert Ed, FHEA

Standardised, Hospital-Wide Airway Trolleys

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Prof. Jean-Louis Teboul MD, PhD.

Fluids for the Patient with Leaky Lungs

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterised by increa...

 Nicole O'Callaghan

a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

A Quality Improvement Initiative The Canadian Institutes of Health...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Multiple organ support

Interventions intended to support one organ can have unexpected implications...

Prof Anders Perner

Centre for Research in Intensive Care

The Centre for Research in Intensive Care (CRIC) was established in 2015...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Shock

Shock is an emergency, and if it is not treated, it will mostly be...

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