EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

I-PASS Reduces Medical Errors During Patient Handoffs

Preventable adverse events — injuries due to medical errors — are a major cause of death among Americans. Although some progress has been made... Read more

Greenwich Hospital, ONS Foundation Win Research Award

Greenwich Hospital and the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education (ONSF) conducted research on surgical site infections, where they... Read more

MEDICA and COMPAMED: New Dates as of 2015

Evenly filled, and travel benefits to boot, with new dates from Monday to ThursdayThe world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA, and the leading... Read more

Shift Work Impairs Cognition Over Time

An irregular work schedule can negatively influence health and socialisation due to a disruption of normal circadian rhythms. New research explored... Read more

Hospice Positively Impacts Medicare Hospitalisations and Spending

A study published in the 12 November issue of JAMA reports that hospice care for Medicare patients who are terminally ill with cancer is associated... Read more

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  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

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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Executive Health Management

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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 Samna Ghani

Critical Care in Egypt

The healthcare system in Egypt has come a long way, but still faces many...

Dr. Daniela Bernardi

Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian breast...

 Joachim Herzig, Professor

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

Markers for Therapeutic Progress in CancerLiquid biopsy

Dr. Thomas M Hemmerling, MSc, MD, DEAA

An Introduction to Robots in Anaesthesia

Technological advancement has made robots an integral part of several fields,...

Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

Big Data and Cognitive Computing at Point of Care

The future of primary care in the global health approach Background and...

 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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