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Harnessing Motivation to Change Doctor Behaviour

Motivated physicians play an important role in providing high-quality healthcare. As such, policy makers and hospital leaders are continually... Read more

Patient Doctor

Patient Advisory Councils Work on Hospital Policy with Medics

In an effort to improve care, hospitals are inviting patients and family advisory councils to work on policies and projects along with the hospital... Read more

Hospital

HACs Drop but More Work to be Done

A recent federal report reveals that the rate of avoidable complications affecting patients in hospitals levelled off in 2014 after three years... Read more

Paramedics

Community Paramedic Offers Solution to ER Overcrowding

Hospitals & Health Networks reports that paramedics will be expanding their roles in some communities. Instead of responding to medical emergencies,... Read more

Nurse

New Nurse Role to Address Staff Shortfall

Nursing Times reports that the government plans to launch a new nursing role that is specifically designed to bridge the gap between registered... Read more

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  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

HealthManagement.org is pleased to introduce the new Editor-in-Chief for EXEC, Ms. Ann Marie O'Grady. O’Grady is Chief Executive of Leopardstown Park Hospital, Dublin, a specialist hospital for older people encompassing services that include rehabilitation, respite care, sheltered housing, day-care services and residential care. It is a not-for-profit independent... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Executive Health Management

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

2017 17 Mar

Executive summary  As the costs of caring for patients continue to rise, hospitals all around the world are struggling to contain their operating expenses. This white paper presents seven strategies that successful hospitals have implemented to do just that:   • Tracking and classifying operating expenses • Reducing operating expenses that don’t contribute... Read more

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Dr. med. Orpheus Kolokythas

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

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Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury

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Controversies in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis

Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a ‏major complication of mechanical...

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Esaote's Long Term Vision

On the occasion of Esaote’s recent launch of their latest mobile ultrasound...

 Barbara Riegel

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Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

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