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Many Severe Sepsis Survivors Experience Preventable Readmissions

Rehospitalisation within 90 days is common for survivors of severe sepsis, in which internal organs begin to shut down in response to serious... Read more

Physician-Pharma Conflicts of Interest Matter To Clinical Trial Participants

New research suggests that multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are interested in knowing the details of their physicians’ financial relationships... Read more

Medical Documentation: Fair Return on Time Investment?

The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected... Read more

Insurance Status Affects Outcomes For Brain Tumour Patients

Uninsured brain tumour patients or those who use Medicaid experience longer hospital stays and are more likely to develop medical complications,... Read more

Overdiagnosis Risk In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

It is unknown whether the benefits outweigh the risks of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). AAA involves the swelling of the main... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

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

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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Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

 Hasan M. Al-Dorzi

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

The ICU ResponseInfection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus...

 Nicole O'Callaghan

a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

A Quality Improvement InitiativeThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research...

 Harshal Sawant

Creating a Safety Network for Use in a Clinical Environment

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 Les Jebson, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to...

Prof. Alain Combes, MD, PhD

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS

Improved Outcomes of Immunocompromised Patients Admitted to the ICU Im...

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