EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Hospital star ratings

What’s in a Star Rating?

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just... Read more

Pet Pause

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Rush University Medical Centre is developing an innovative programme for helping relieve medic stress and burnout; bringing in four-legged friends... Read more

Team building

Management Wears Scrubs for Team Building

Administrators, board members and reporters donned scrubs for a typical working shift at Mission Health's innovative Immersion Day programme... Read more

Healthcare and aviation lessons

What Aviation and Netflix Can Teach Healthcare

Healthcare operations of the future resemble air traffic control, says MedCity News, as the sector gravitates towards system-wide collaboration... Read more

MEDICON

MEDICON Opens with Medicine's Roots Remembered

MEDICON, the three-day congress on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, opened in Paphos, Cyprus today with delegates from Europe,... Read more

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Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast Asia region (2014),... Read more

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

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

From Our Journals

 Simon Bocher

Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the ‏most...

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit’s Brutal Blow to the NHS

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.”   It’s 8am. Two junior doctors, one En...

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

Prof. Alexandre Demoule

Noninvasive Ventilation

In less than two decades noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has become...

 ECRI Institute

Medical Device Cybersecurity

WHEN WILL YOUR PACEMAKER BE HACKED ?In 2013, the Washington Post (among other...

 Anna Sort

Anna Sort

Video Game Healer “Listen to understand, not to reply. It helps much more...

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