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New Quick Guide Supports Patients’ Choices

I’m pleased that Healthwatch England has been able to help NHS England develop its latest Quick Guide , aiming to support patients’ choices... Read more

Healthcare Reform Pushes Need to Merge, Acquire or Partner

While healthcare reform and the transition to delivering value-based care are pushing merger, acquisition and partnership (MAP) activity... Read more

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Much has been written about what makes a good mentorship relationship. This, perhaps, gives the false impression that all mentor-mentee partnerships... Read more

Hospital star ratings

What’s in a Star Rating?

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just... Read more

Pet Pause

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Rush University Medical Centre is developing an innovative programme for helping relieve medic stress and burnout; bringing in four-legged friends... Read more

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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

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

From Our Journals

 Kawaldip Sehmi

Guest Editorial

Patient Power We hear often about patient-centred care and patient...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle MD

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multithemed sites, self-managed...

 Joseph Castillo MSc

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but...

Dr. Nidhi Nikhanj

Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will...

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn

New indications for coronary CT angiography

The time has come The latest in CCTA and how the quality and timeliness...

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