EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Poor e-Roster Training Leads to High Stress

Ward managers are over-stressed owing to a lack of basic training in essential areas such as electronic rostering, a Nursing Times report says. At... Read more

NHS

New Quick Guide Supports Patients’ Choices

I’m pleased that Healthwatch England has been able to help NHS England develop its latest Quick Guide, aiming to support patients’ choices to... Read more

Healthcare Reform Pushes Need to Merge, Acquire or Partner

While healthcare reform and the transition to delivering value-based care are pushing merger, acquisition and partnership (MAP) activity... Read more

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Much has been written about what makes a good mentorship relationship. This, perhaps, gives the false impression that all mentor-mentee partnerships... Read more

Hospital star ratings

What’s in a Star Rating?

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just... Read more

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Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation Minicare point-of-care-in-vitro diagnostics systems to help support improved clinical decision-making that will ultimately benefit physicians, patients and hospital systems.   Such devices can help deal with the biggest issue that emergency departments face on a dailybasis... Read more

Since the global crisis of 2008-2009, there has been a palpable and growing sense that the world is in the midst of fundamental economic and political change.   But, as is the nature of change, the only certainty we have is that there is a lot of uncertainty. Can we create enough jobs, and the right jobs? Is the financial sector working for society’s... Read more

Having served in the United States House of Representatives during the time the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was debated and passed in 2010, I remember quite vividly the many arguments that were presented by both sides. Supporters claimed costs would go down and quality would go up, while nearly every American would be covered. Opponents of the law claimed... 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 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

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Prof. Alexandre Demoule

Noninvasive Ventilation

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

Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick

Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

In Europe, euthanasia, the act of assisting with the death of a person...

 Lucy J Modra

Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive...

Mr. Scott J. Adams

Robotic Ultrasound Imaging: Improving Access to Care for Rural and Remote Populations

What is the current situation for Canadians living in remote communities...

Dr. Paul Hodgkin

Power to the People: How the Economics of Information is Empowering Patients

During the 2000s, England’s National Health Service spent an extra $1.5...

Prof. Dipak Kalra

Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations

Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data...

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