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12 Hour Nursing Shifts Triggering Dissatisfaction

According to research published in BMJ Open, working 12+ hour shifts is linked to a heightened risk of burnout, job dissatisfaction, and intention... Read more

Wooster Community Hospital in collaboration with The College of Wooster

Students Help Cut Hospital Readmissions

Wooster Community Hospital in Ohio has recently started to enrol liberal arts college students as community health workers. In the first year,... Read more

caring for dying patients

Doctors Need Training in Care of Dying

According to two experts on palliative care, the recent guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on care... Read more

Prof. Peter Bamberger, School of Management, Tel Aviv University

Rudeness Damages Medical Staff Performance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics shows that rudeness can affect hospital staff's diagnostic and professional performance.... Read more

Dr. Greg Hare

Blood-saving Surgery Drug Cuts Costs

  The use of an economical drug for hip or knee replacements since 2013 has helped St. Michael's Hospital in Ontario, Canada reduce the number... 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

From Our Journals

 Philippe Meersseman

Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Most patients with liver cirrhosis ‏remain in a compensated stage for ‏more...

 Phil Weihser

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need...

Prof. Dr. Uwe Haberkorn

Nuclear Medicine And Prostate Cancer

What are the issues with imaging of prostate cancer when it comes to early...

 Diana Lebherz-Eichinger

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

Dr Mats Eriksson

Emergency Intraosseous Access: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities and Limitations

The intraosseous needle is an essential tool in emergency settings when...

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