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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

Trump Budget Cuts Threat to AHRQ's Future

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is responsible for making healthcare safer and more effective. While AHRQ has survived... Read more

5 Top Cost Cutting Mistakes in Healthcare

Confronted with pressure to reduce costs, many healthcare providers are making counterproductive changes that sometimes actually lead... Read more

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It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

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

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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

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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

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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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