EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk

COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk

Promising results from ongoing trials have raised hopes that the first vaccines against COVID-19 could be approved for use in the beginning... Read more

How to Support Frontline Clinicians During Crisis?

How to Support Frontline Clinicians During Crisis?

The COVID-19 health crisis made a big dent in hospitals' resources making it more difficult, especially for frontline clinicians, to provide... Read more

VBHC Prize 2020 Winners

VBHC Prize 2020 Winners

This year’s Value-Based Health Care Prize winners were announced on 5 November. Besides the prize, four excellence awards, the Community... Read more

Post-Pandemic Healthcare: Five Forces in Focus

Post-Pandemic Healthcare: Five Forces in Focus

In a recent review of its healthcare research, Gallup has identified five main forces that will be defining the U.S. health sector in the... Read more

Prerequisites for Future Pandemic Prevention

Prerequisites for Future Pandemic Prevention

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to batter lives and livelihoods, experts are warning about future pandemics – which can spread more... Read more

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In 1976, I became the first Vice President of Marketing for General Electric’s CT programme. This was of major importance to Jack Welch, my group executive. I started by talking to many luminary doctors interested in GE's approach to CT. The unanswered question was, "how do doctors decide between the manufacturers?” After several weeks of integrating... Read more

My dear readers,   Time is moving very fast, and we are coming to the end of another big, big year.   Last month I wrote about September, when I had the great chance to be in Iceland to attend the European Nurse Managers Congress, which, as I stated, was mind-blowing.   My October continued to be absolutely epic – BECAUSE great colleagues from... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof Kai Zacharowski

Kai Zacharowski

Director - UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL FRANKFURT, Department of ANAESTHESIOLOGY,...

Dr. Jackie McRae

The Role of Speech and Language Therapy Supporting Nutritional Management in ICU

Speech and language therapists play an integral role in identifying...

Dr Elikem Tamaklo

Burning Platform for Change: COVID-19 Experience in Ghana

In mid-July, Ghana was among the African countries most affected by COVID-19....

Dr. Fabienne D. Simonis

Towards Safer Ventilation in Critically ill Patients without ARDS

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

Dr. Abelardo Vidaurreta

Abelardo Vidaurreta

Head of Innovation, Salauno, Mexico City, Mexico  We cannot...

Dr. Philipp Brantner

3D printing - an interdisciplinary lab

3D printing will most likely transform the medical field as it presents...

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