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Gun

Gun Control Effort Affects Hospitals?

New gun control initiatives by President Barack Obama will result in a modification of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act... Read more

Surgery

Saving Money with Surgery Recovery Programme

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS)  suggests that the costs of quality improvement programmes that... Read more

Hypnosis

Hypnosis for Surgery

A study published in Neurosurgery reports that a new hypnosedation technique could offer a new alternative for patients undergoing awake surgery... Read more

team discussion

Truth Hurts - but Won't Kill

No organisation is perfect and even the "best" managers can make bad decisions that may make it difficult for employees to do their work — resulting... Read more

bullying is prevalent in healthcare

How to Tackle Workplace Bullying

Strenuous work demands, an atmosphere that places an emphasis on performance, and a rapidly changing environment promote a culture in healthcare... Read more

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The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

Not everyone has access to qualified counsellors and expert therapy. Whether due to financial or time constraints or simply not having an approved clinic in their area, thousands of people must still struggle with fears and anxieties despite effective treatments being readily available.If you suffer from anxiety but cannot access the help you need,... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

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

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 Michelle Kearns

Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO

The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief digital officer...

 Jorge Muniz

How Comics Play a Role in Medicine

Jorge Muniz is an internal medicine physician assistant, illustrator, and...

Dr. Caleb Fisher

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

 Ian Weissman

Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology...

Prof. Murray Rebner

Implications of Dense Breasts, Interview with Prof. Murray Rebner

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President Society of Breast Imaging;...

Dr. Paul Ballman

Success Isn't Everything

Over the past few months I have discussed my book, Red Pill, with a range...

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