EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hospital Execs In Soul Search For Leadership

Executives in the healthcare sector know they need to work hard to create an environment that fosters the healing process and many are... Read more

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CHKS announced its Top Hospitals 2016 Award winners

CHKS has announced the winners of its Top Hospitals 2016 national awards. These awards celebrate the success of healthcare and social care providers... Read more

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Raising Patient Confidence Vital During Skin Cancer Screening

There are two simple issues that dermatologists need to consider when conducting full-body skin cancer examinations: respect the patient’s... Read more

AHA Stroke Recommendations

In-patient Stroke Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes

For the first time, guidelines have been developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for rehabilitation after a... Read more

Causes of death

Medical Error US: Third Leading Cause of Death

If medical error was a cause of death, in the U.S. it would rank third after heart disease and cancer, say researchers. In BMJ, Martin Makary... Read more

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Imagine this nightmare scenario. You are diagnosed with renal cancer. The recommended treatment is removal of a kidney. You check into the hospital, have the operation. You wake up assuming you’re cured, only to be told that the surgeon mistakenly removed the healthy kidney and left the diseased one inside. This may sound like something out of a horror... Read more

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

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

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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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Dr. Aseem Malhotra

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Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

Prof. André Denault MD, PhD, ABIM-CCM, FRCPC, FASE, FCCS

Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit

Bedside ultrasound of the whole body Whole-body ultrasound can be used...

Dr. Svetlena Taneva

Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist

What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director...

Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

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