EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Cutting Drug Costs

Prescription drugs are high on the list of hospitals’ biggest expenses. Whenever prices of drugs go up, it's the hospitals that bear... Read more

Lean Management Supplements Value-based Care

Patient-centred care is at the heart of the value-based system. But relying on value-based care alone to improve quality and outcomes may not... Read more

Healthcare's Risk Management Challenges

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement bill (American Health Care Act) hanging in the balance, this poses a risk to hospitals... Read more

Doctor-Innovators: Tips from Top Accelerator Hub

Clinicians are a potential source for innovations that could lead to healthcare quality improvement and reduction in cost. To help clinicians... Read more

Saving Millions with Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is increasingly becoming an important tool in healthcare, especially in terms of improving workflow efficiency. In a new... Read more

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Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

On 14 April 2020 Céline Carrera took up the position of Education Director at EIT Health. Her main focus will be the development of the EIT Health’s education strategy and bringing innovation into education programmes to solve the healthcare needs of tomorrow. Céline has been working in medical education for over 15 years. Before joining EIT... Read more

Dr Arthur Kanowitz has been an emergency medicine doctor for over 36 years and has spent the last 16 years focused on patient safety. From 2008 to 2017, Dr Kanowitz served as Colorado State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services (EMTS) Medical Director for Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment. Dr Kanowitz now serves as the Chair... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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Prof. Andreas Valentin MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

 Michael Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Nutrition

The critically ill patient is often unable to feed by mouth. This condition,...

Dr. Kevin Fitzpatrick OBE

Benelux: Focus on Euthanasia

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

 Danny Havenith

Innovation and a Unique Experience at EAHM 2019

The 28th congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers...

 Chris McCahan MBA

Costs, Costs, Costs! Who Pays in Healthcare?

The nuances of the English language give “pay” and “cost” many meanings....

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