EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Lean approach to improving care efficiencies and quality

'Collaboration' Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Lean Management

Use of Lean management methodology to improve care efficiencies is new for healthcare. A new report in The Journal of Nursing Administration... Read more

Nurses

Future Nursing Supply Set to Drop

As previously predicted, nursing shortage ten years from now may not be as dire as initially forecasted. However research still suggests that... Read more

Savings

Accountable Care Organization Model Reduces Medicare Spending

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that a new Medicare payment model reduced the number of times patients received services... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes Blue Circle

Obesity Surgery - Who Should Get Priority?

According to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, obese patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those with recent... Read more

IOM

IOM Report: Teamwork Critical for Improved Diagnosis

Data on diagnostic errors are sparse, few reliable measures exist and errors are often found in retrospect, an independent research committee... Read more

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We interview Mark to draw out his knowledge, insight and predictions on the medical equipment industry at large, with a focus on sectioning.Mark Fenn, Director at Bright Instruments, has 38 years’ experience as an expert in the mechanical engineering field. His extensive time in the industry has seen him fulfil many exciting roles, including within... Read more

Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation Minicare point-of-care-in-vitro diagnostics systems to help support improved clinical decision-making that will ultimately benefit physicians, patients and hospital systems.   Such devices can help deal with the biggest issue that emergency departments face on a dailybasis... Read more

Since the global crisis of 2008-2009, there has been a palpable and growing sense that the world is in the midst of fundamental economic and political change.   But, as is the nature of change, the only certainty we have is that there is a lot of uncertainty. Can we create enough jobs, and the right jobs? Is the financial sector working for society’s... 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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

 Kathleen Puntillo

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessment...

 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I...

 Monique Rasband

KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

CAN GE HEALTHCARE AND SIEMENS COMPETE WITH HOLOGIC?   Although the report...

Prof. Ignacio Previgliano

Cognitive Impairment After Critical Illness: Prevention and Treatment

Why did you decide to investigate NTF-prep? Long-term cognitive impairment...

Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick

Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

In Europe, euthanasia, the act of assisting with the death of a person...

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