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Bedside art therapy for cancer patients

A brief bedside visual art intervention (BVAI) facilitated by art educators improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety in a study of inpatients... Read more

Preventing healthcare violence

A new California law that became effective only recently is welcome news to many healthcare professionals, especially nurses who often become... Read more

Supply chain management in the operating room

In a hospital, the operating room is one of the costliest units to run. A new study by Cardinal Health suggests that better supply chain management... Read more

Showing your face motivates staff and raises morale

Hospital leaders who think they are too busy to have a chat with staff and learn what's going on at the facility, don't realise the importance... Read more

How to reduce surgery times: stick to the same op

A new study of trained surgeons in the UK shows a strong relationship between the order of surgical procedures and duration of operation. Repeating... Read more

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Ahead of the Society of Italian healthcare Architecture and Engineering (SIAIS) congress taking place this week in Italy, HealthManagement .org spoke to SIAIS President, Daniela Pedrini about the wider role and issues facing healthcare buildings in the face of emergencies. Hospitals play a vital role in looking after the community during and... Read more

The Jacobs Institute’s (JI) i2R, or Idea to Reality Centre, specialises in taking vascular medical devices through to proof-of-concept. Breaking down silos and using a transdisciplinary approach to innovation is intuitive, but achieving it is a challenge. The i2R was built on the notion that developing informed and innovative solutions at a rapid... Read more

The European Health Property Network (EuHPN) is holding a workshop for healthcare architecture stakeholders from across Europe with a focus on sharing knowledge on promoting better standards and management of health property throughout the EU. With the theme ‘Research and Evaluation for Care Infrastructure Closer to Home’, the workshop looks... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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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

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... 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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 Nancy Moureau BSN, RN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC

Making the MAGIC

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Prof Jean-Michel Constantin MD, PhD

Early Mobilisation in ICU: From Concept to Reality - Four Steps to Change Patient Outcomes

For years, 28-day survival was the holy grail of ICU physicians. As ICU...

Asst. Prof. Matthew P. Kirschen

Multimodality Neuromonitoring in Critically Ill Patients

Without Primary Acute Brain Injury This review focuses on the current...

 Eileen O’ Leary

Putting healthcare food waste in the spotlight

Food waste at hospitals can be recognised and addressed   An...

 Kathleen Puntillo RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain ass...

Dr. Thomas Berlet MD, MA, EDIC, DEAA

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

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