EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Preparing for Health System Integration

Forming an alliance or partnership with another healthcare organisation requires careful planning. Selecting the right partner is crucial, as... Read more

CMS Extends Filing Deadlines for ACA Exchange Plans

Amidst concerns about the stability of the Affordable Care Act exchanges, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service has extended the... Read more

Disruptive Docs and Bad Surgical Outcomes

A Vanderbilt-led study published in JAMA Surgery indicates that surgeons who are rude and disrespectful to patients are more likely to make... Read more

ER

Why Shared Decision-making in ER is Important

Shared decision-making is key to delivering patient-centred care. Discussing care options with their clinicians can help patients to make... Read more

Trump Immigration Ban Remains on Hold

  President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries is on hold, following a federal court's... 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

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... 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

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,... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Barbara Presello

Critically Ill Diabetic Patients

The Case for Liberal Glycaemic Management Background Several...

 John Welch RN, BSc, MSc

Developing new approaches to patient safety

International Society for Rapid Response Systems joins with the Patient...

 Farzana Rahman Dr.

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

Prof. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rare until middle age, it has...

 Paul Sidhu

Future of imaging

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as...

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