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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

Nurse

Sweden Experiments with Six Hour Nursing Shifts

A small group of elderly-care nurses in Sweden have made changes to their work schedule in order to improve quality and efficiency. The nurses... Read more

Hospital Managers

Hospital Managers Need Clearer Information for Decision Making

A study was conducted to evaluate hospital managers' need for information when determining whether they should invest in new treatments. Fifty... Read more

Doctor-Patient

Hospital Readmission Rates

According to results of a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, social and clinical characteristics of a hospital's patient population may... Read more

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Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:    Underuse... 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 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

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Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

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Fluids for the Patient with Leaky Lungs

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Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?

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Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

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Evidence-Based Care in the Intensive Care Unit

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Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

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