EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Leadership

Want to Retain Nursing Staff? Try this.

According to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing , the transformational leadership style helps nurses provide better care... Read more

Hospital

'Secret' to Cause of Higher Weekend Death Toll?

A study published in Emergency Medicine Journal shows that patients admitted in medical emergencies during the weekend are usually older and... Read more

Nursing

Better Nursing Care, Lower Surgical Mortality

A new study published in JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at hospitals that are recognised for nursing excellence and... Read more

Chemotherapy Vials

Where Would You Like to Die?

If you compare how people near the end of life are treated in the U.S. and other regions of the world, you will find very specific differences.... Read more

Infections

4 in 5 Nurses Ignore Infection Prevention Guidelines

Only 1 in 5 ambulatory care nurses take standard anti-infection precautions the American Journal of Infection Control has reported. A study... Read more

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Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... Read more

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active healthcare... 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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 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only...

 Amit Thakker

Africa healthcare federation one continent: one team

To meet the pressing need for affordable, quality and equitable healthcare,...

Dr. Mena Farag

Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This article reviews the current evidence on prognostication after cardiac...

Prof. Jan Wernerman Senior consultant

Indirect Calorimetry to Measure Energy Requirements: From Consensus to Daily Practice

Why Personalize Nutrition Therapy?   The need for personalized...

 Claire Pillar

Patient Portals in Practice

Patient portals are secure online websites that offer patients access...

Dr. Martin Dünser MD, PD, EDIC, DESA

Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?

This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on...

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