EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Using Technology to Enhance Patient-Physician Interactions

Electronic health records (EHRs) are essential to providing medical care for patients. With the growing use of EHRs, the computer has become... Read more

Using AI to Improve Revenue Cycle Management

For many healthcare providers, finding ways to accurately and efficiently bill patients for their services remains a challenge. Current estimates... Read more

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

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Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:    Underuse... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Peter G. Brindley

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information technology...

Asst. Prof. Thomas Ryan

Cardio-Oncology: A Developing Specialty for Comprehensive Cardiac Care

Over the past several decades there have been significant and important...

Prof Eric Hoste

Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain

Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University...

Dr. Fernando Suarez Sipmann

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

 Hasan M. Al-Dorzi

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

The ICU ResponseInfection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus...

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