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Douglas Thompson

New Hybrid Healthcare Role Targets Patient Costs

Neighbourhood Health Plan (NHP) and Partners HealthCare announced they have appointed long-time health professional Douglas Thompson as NHP Chief Financial... Read more

Study: Unmet Surgical Needs High for World’s 60 Million Refugees

‘Nobody talks about this,’ researcher says New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the world’s estimated... Read more

Keeping A Fine Balance Between Cost and Quality In Healthcare

Cost saving strategies vary from one health system to the other, but experts in the U.S. say close monitoring of labour costs is one of the... Read more

Condolence letter

The Doctor's Condolence Letter: Standardisation Necessary?

The results of a new survey published in ecancermedicalscience indicate that a majority of oncology professionals believe that writing condolence letters... Read more

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School Debt for EM Higher Than Average Mortgage

The average educational debt carried by emergency medicine residents is approximately 25 percent higher than the average mortgage in the United... Read more

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Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:    Underuse... Read more

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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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Fabienne D. Simonis

Towards Safer Ventilation in Critically ill Patients without ARDS

Invasive ventilatory support, one of the most frequently applied strategies...

Dr. Jan Schillebeeckx

The Need for Clinical Audits in Diagnostic Radiology

Clinical audits will be mandatory for radiology departments in the EU from...

 Jaana Sinipuro

Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust

The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation...

Dr. Kaushik Bhowmick

Training the Intensivists of the Future

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare...

Dr. Job van der Heijden

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing of...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

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