EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Admit Mistakes to Curb Medical Errors

Research suggests that medical errors cause over 250,000 fatalities each year. While the medical community has made efforts to encourage error... Read more

Mortality Rates Lower at Major Teaching Hospitals

New research published by JAMA shows that admission to a major teaching hospital was associated with a lower overall 30-day risk of death compared... Read more

Elizabeth Teisberg speaking about VBHC at the IFC congress in Barcelona

The Perfect Healthcare System

The ideal healthcare system would have the universal coverage of the UK, the choice of France and innovation flair and speed of India.See Also:... Read more

Physician Age Linked to Patient Mortality Risk

Results of a new study reveal that patients treated by hospitalists are more likely to die within a month of admission as compared to those treated... Read more

WannaCry Attack Highlights Concerns on Cybersecurity

The recent massive cyberattack that infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, including hospitals in Britain, highlights the importance... Read more

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Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation Minicare point-of-care-in-vitro diagnostics systems to help support improved clinical decision-making that will ultimately benefit physicians, patients and hospital systems.   Such devices can help deal with the biggest issue that emergency departments face on a dailybasis... Read more

Since the global crisis of 2008-2009, there has been a palpable and growing sense that the world is in the midst of fundamental economic and political change.   But, as is the nature of change, the only certainty we have is that there is a lot of uncertainty. Can we create enough jobs, and the right jobs? Is the financial sector working for society’s... Read more

Having served in the United States House of Representatives during the time the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was debated and passed in 2010, I remember quite vividly the many arguments that were presented by both sides. Supporters claimed costs would go down and quality would go up, while nearly every American would be covered. Opponents of the law claimed... 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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Early Sepsis Management

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