EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

EHR Upcoding Compliance: Keep the Auditors Happy

While electronic health records (EHRs) have enabled the creation of detailed patient files there is a frustrating problem that this technology... Read more

Even Top CMS Performers Want Star Rating Reform

Mayo Clinic was one of a handful of healthcare facilities in the U.S. that was awarded a five-star rating by The Centers for... Read more

C-Suite Transitioning: One Leader to Another

  Sue Schade, former CIO at University Hospitals has shared her experience of the handover of her position to a new director with key insights... Read more

Crucial Training for ACA

Two Rutgers schools are teaming up to train healthcare managers to face multiple challenges arising from the ongoing transition to Affordable... Read more

Radiology suite in hospital, credit Siemens Healthineers

Siemens, IBM Watson Join Forces on Population Health Management

Two leading healthcare players are launching a unique joint population health management (PHM) alliance to support healthcare providers in the... Read more

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Imagine this nightmare scenario. You are diagnosed with renal cancer. The recommended treatment is removal of a kidney. You check into the hospital, have the operation. You wake up assuming you’re cured, only to be told that the surgeon mistakenly removed the healthy kidney and left the diseased one inside. This may sound like something out of a horror... Read more

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... 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... 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... 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,... Read more

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Dr. Yuda Sutherasan

Respiratory monitoring in the perioperative period

A recent large prospective cohort study conducted on different types...

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Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital? Communication is central...

 Nancy Cappello

Fatal Flaw In Breast Cancer Screening

Impact of Dense Breast Tissue On Reliability Of Mammograms The...

Prof. Henrik Kehlet MD, PhD

Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and...

Dr. Rolf Gomes BE, MBBS, FRACP

Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. However,...

 Hugo Breda

Healthcare demands are growing and evolving - so must we

Healthcare companies must evolve to help providers face the challenge...

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