Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known facilities... Read more


Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a survival plan... Read more

 M & As Healthcare

Mergers Rise in 2016: Response to Value-based Care Drive

Mergers and Acquisitions have increased year-on-year, says Kaufman Hall with the first half of 2016 showing more activity in the same timeframe... Read more

CMS star ratings

CMS Hospital Star Ratings Preview

The CMS ratings agency has released information on distribution of star ratings on hospital quality ahead of release of publishing much-anticipated... Read more


4 Steps for Fighting Ransomware

Researchers have supported cybersecurity guidelines put forward by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in a paper published... Read more

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What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more

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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

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... 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

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Prof. Jeffrey Lipman

Physiotherapy Services in the Australian ICU

Physiotherapists are key members of the Australian intensive care unit...

Dr. Robert Wise

Fluid Resuscitation in Burns

What Is New? Following a severe burn injury, an overwhelming systemic...

 Barbara Riegel

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Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,...

Dr. Roberto Oggioni

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling...

 Farzana Rahman, Dr.

Competition in the UK National Health Service

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