EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

Team building

Management Wears Scrubs for Team Building

Administrators, board members and reporters donned scrubs for a typical working shift at Mission Health's innovative Immersion Day programme... Read more

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Every two years, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organises a conference that brings together 500 health industry executives from around the globe for networking and enriching discussions. For the 8th IFC Global Private Healthcare Conference, held in Miami on March 27–28, we also unveiled a bold new initiative that aims to prod the industry... Read more

There are few who doubt that Brexit – whenever and however it happens – will have an impact on the NHS. There will be implications for access to, or cost of, drugs and other physical resources, as well on its ability to maintain sufficient workforce capacity and skills. What is unclear is whether that impact, will be as daunting as the Y2k threat... Read more

While the staffing crisis facing the NHS   has been   well-documented , the mechanics behind how Trusts secure skills, and how this contributes to the problem is rarely discussed. The fact is that NHS Trusts are frittering away millions of pounds each year through inefficient, disjointed staffing strategies, and small tweaks in terms of... 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

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Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

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

Dr Giuseppe Citerio

Quantitative EEG in ICU: Useful and Feasible

EEG measures continuously at the bedside the human brain’s electrical...

 Alicia Dykstra APRN, CNP

Integration of nurse practitioners into the critical care team

A viable approach to meet pressing challenges As the demands...

Prof Eric Hoste

Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain

Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University...

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The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury

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 Giuseppe Recchi

How artificial intelligence spells real change for patients

“At Affidea, the scale of our operation gives us unique capabilities...

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