EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Delivery System Reform From the Inside Out

An alliance of major healthcare organisations publicly committed to partnering with patients is forming under the aegis of the Institute for... Read more

Online Tool Helps Nurses Learn Evidence-Based Practice Skills

As tremendous advances are made in medicine, practitioners have new tools, but they also have more information to absorb and incorporate to... Read more

US Spends $4 Billion Per Year On Breast Cancer Overtreatment

A study published this week in Health Affairs reports that the US spends an estimated $4 billion per year on unnecessary medical expenditures... Read more

Higher Mortality For Hospital Patients With Alcohol Addiction

The mortality of alcohol dependent patients in general hospitals is many times higher than that of patients without alcohol dependency. In addition,... Read more

Anxious Patients May Prefer To Receive Biopsy Results By Phone

Physicians are taught to deliver the results of patients’ biopsies in person, but a survey of patients at three US melanoma clinics indicates... 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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 Mariuccia Zambelli

COVID-19: PENTAX Medical Talks Supporting Improved Patient Outcomes

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Technology innovations in delivering accurate nutrition

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 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

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Prof Geraldine McGinty

U.S. Radiology Responds to the Pandemic and Looks Ahead

U.S. radiologists have been significantly negatively impacted by the...

 Meetali Kakad

Looking for Lessons to Support ICS Digital Plans for Integrated Care

Plans for digitally-enabled integrated care can look great on paper,...

Dr. Fernando da Silva Ramos

Data-driven management for intensive care units

This article focuses on the clinical and practical application of current...

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