EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Mind the Gap: Tackling Staff Shortages

Mind the Gap: Tackling Staff Shortages

A shortage of health workers is not just a problem of the developed, wealthy countries which often have to stretch their healthcare resources... Read more

#hellomynameis: compassionate care through social media

#hellomynameis: compassionate care through social media

This July 23rd marks another #hellomynameis Day, a campaign created by Dr. Kate Granger MBE and Chris Pointon to put both staff and patient... Read more

Creative Solutions For Staff Retention

Creative Solutions for Staff Retention

Long work hours, changing shifts, lack of sleep, fatigue, job-related stress...these are only some of the challenges NHS staff have to endure... Read more

The 2019 EHMA Annual Conference

The 2019 EHMA Annual Conference

Set within the beautiful and relaxing city of Espoo, Finland, the 2019 EHMA Annual Conference – themed ‘Health Management 2.0’ took place.... Read more

How Culturally-Sensitive Care Can Improve Your Bottom Line

In a globalised world, Dr. Pepi Burgos has seen first-hand how a culturally-sensitive approach to patients can contribute to an effective... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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 Michael Mauer

Why Workflows are the Core of Radiology

Radiology departments are facing several challenges – increased volume...

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit’s Brutal Blow to the NHS

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.”   It’s 8am. Two junior doctors,...

 José-María Quintillá

Using Realistic Simulation to Design a New PICU - Building Before Building

Designing the Dream PICU Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (HSJD) is a paediatric...

 Christian Lovis

New Care Delivery

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an accelerator for a profound paradigmatic...

 David Mayer

Use Patient Safety to Improve Your Bottom Line

Summary: A culture of safety not only protects the patient from...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Smart hospital ethics: starting the dialogue

With the advent of smart hospitals, the digital future of clinical medicine...

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