Doctors Demand Apology: BMJ Medical Error Deaths 'Shoddy' Study

Two Pennsylvania doctors have reacted against a BMJ paper that claimed one third of deaths in the U.S. are caused by medical errors. Shyam Sabat,... Read more

Geriatric Doctors Needed

Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

A report in Kaiser Health News has highlighted the serious lack of physicians available to tend to the growing population of elderly in the U.S.... Read more

Five Ways To Start an Innovation Culture

Senior managers often avoid building an innovation culture within an organisation that will encourage employees to take risks that lead to... Read more

Investment Hints at Future Healthcare Priorities

In the first part of 2016, patient experience, Big Data analytics and personalised medicine have attracted a record-setting quantity of investment... Read more

4 Reasons for Nurses to Join Hospital Boards

Hospital boards would gain a valuable perspective on the experience of patients, staff and help accomplish the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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