EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Should Poor End-of-Life Care Still Get Accreditation?

In 2013 65 percent of hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds confirmed that they had a palliative care programme. Hospitals with in excess of... Read more

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not... Read more

C-suite: No Egos Please

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians... Read more

Healthcare violence

Body Cams to Fight Patient Violence

Patient violence against healthcare workers is becoming such a serious problem in Queensland, Australia that the authorities are rolling out... Read more

How to Retain Staff: Give Out Your Cell Number

Securing and retaining healthcare staff is an increasing pressure in a competitive environment where the pool of skilled workers is decreasing.... Read more

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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

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active healthcare... Read more

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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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