EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Shorter ER Stays? Bring in the Nurses

According to the results of a study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, protocols that allow nurses to administer certain types of... Read more

New CMS Payment Rule for 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the final rule for next year’s inpatient payment system. There will be several... Read more

Patient violence

UNC Collaboration on Halting Violence Against Clinicians in China

This spring, retired Director of Oral Health at Guangdong General Hospital in China, Chen Zhongwei, was attacked and killed by a patient he treated... Read more

Medic stress

Physician Suicide: Highest Rate in Professions

As the issue of physician suicide comes to the fore in a bid to shake the stigma around this phenomenon, a group of physicians organised a national Day... Read more

Cancer

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease: 12 European Countries

Despite cancer accounting for less than half the number of deaths than CVD in Europe as a whole, in nine of the 15 countries which were members... Read more

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You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the skies and Abba had a hit with ‘Money, Money, Money’ - the second success from their chart-topping album Arrival, which catapulted them to global stardom.   The arrival of Christmas last year illustrated how England’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling with thousands... Read more

More than 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, according to the National Vital Statistics System. Prescription painkillers are at the root of this epidemic, and healthcare providers can help make a dent in these alarmingly fatal statistics. Opioid prescription rates In the 90s, doctors began prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain,... Read more

Due to the immense need to increase efficiency and improve both service quality and patient safety, digital transformation of the healthcare system has become an imperative and not an option. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, overall demand for healthcare is anticipated by McKinsey to increase by 240 percent over the next 20 years. However, the... 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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 Sonia Belfiore

Patients' Rights Have No Borders

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Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the other...

 Annika Reintam Blaser MD, PhD

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

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Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can offer...

 Steven Levson

Supply Chain Management Challenges in Canada: Focus on Key Interpersonal Skills

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Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome

More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the...

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