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Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis... Read more

Patient-Doctor Visit

Teaching Doctors Empathy

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription while doctors... Read more

Soundproofing hospital rooms for better care

Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys and squeaking... Read more

Harbor-UCLA

Car Production Models Used in Hospital Management

Public hospitals like Harbor-UCLA have adapted Toyota's production system to healthcare and are changing their longstanding practices of storing... Read more

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Patient Hospital Quality Reviews on Yelp

Patients today often use third-party review sites to review hospitals and share their experiences as well as find out what others have to say... 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

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 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors...

Prof. Azriel Perel

Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy

Some Remaining QuestionsWhat is Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy? P...

Prof. Alexandre Demoule, MD, PhD.

Noninvasive Ventilation

In less than two decades noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has become...

Ms Catherine Westbrook, MSc, FHEA, PgC(HE), DCRR, CTC

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

Dr. Richard Sandford, PhD, FRCP

ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited, chronic,...

Prof. Johannes G. van der Hoeven, MD, PhD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable...

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

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