EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Predicting Patient Hospitalisation: PCPs vs. Algorithms

A new study shows that primary care physicians (PCPs) were as effective as commonly used predictive algorithms in identifying patients at high... Read more

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS), which... Read more

Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a University of Michigan surgical team asserts, ought to do the same

Coaching Patients for Surgery Lowered Stays, Saved Money

Patients entering the hospital can often benefit if they prepare their mind and body beforehand. This can be achieved through minor adjustments... Read more

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Drug costs are often blamed for spikes in healthcare costs, but drugmakers are quick to point out that drugs account for about 10 percent of... Read more

Inclusive Discharge Planning Process Reduces Readmissions

Integration of caregivers into the discharge process for elderly patients can reduce the risk of hospital readmission. A study led by the University... Read more

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We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... 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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more

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