EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Dr. Greg Hare

Blood-saving Surgery Drug Cuts Costs

  The use of an economical drug for hip or knee replacements since 2013 has helped St. Michael's Hospital in Ontario, Canada reduce the number... Read more

Prescription

Cash Incentives Help Medicine Intake

For decades, physicians, pharmacists and researchers have been frustrated at patients' inability to adhere to prescriptions and stick to their... Read more

signals recorded during anaesthesia

Better Way to Monitor Anaesthesia Depth

Researchers have tested a new more nuanced form of investigating the subtle clues sent out by the human body during anaesthesia — particularly... Read more

NHS Hospital

Risk of Death Higher for Patients Admitted at Weekend

According to an analysis published in The BMJ, patients who are admitted to hospital at the weekend are likely to be sicker and also have a higher... Read more

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Unethical Targets in India's Private Hospitals

The BMJ reports that doctors working in India's private hospitals are often under pressure to carry out unnecessary tests and procedures in order... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

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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

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

From Our Journals

 David Howell, PhD

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

 Simona Agger Ganassi

Simona Agger Ganassi

1. What are your key areas of interest and research?My interests are c...

 Teresa Gallelli

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

Population ageing is one of the major global phenomena of the 21st century....

Prof. Murray Rebner

Implications of Dense Breasts, Interview with Prof. Murray Rebner

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President Society of Breast Imaging;...

 Farzana Rahman, Dr.

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.