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NHS - The Sunshine Rule

UK Follows US Transparency Model for Healthcare Savings

As of 2016, UK National Health Service (NHS) staff will be obliged to declare gifts or hospitality received from drug companies and medical device... Read more

McDonalds

Fast Food Ousted to Improve Hospital Staff Health

Starting September, the Cleveland Clinic has removed McDonalds from its cafeteria and has decided to focus on healthier food options for its... Read more

360-degree feedback is an effective tool

Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting... Read more

Parkland Hospital

Big Hospital Rooms for Bariatric Patients Growing Trend

Parkland Hospital in Dallas has recently revamped its facilities and has redesigned its 862 single-patient rooms in the 17-story tower to accommodate... Read more

Music

Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis... 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

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 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

From Our Journals

 Kathleen Puntillo

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessment...

 Rebecca Stepan

Redesigning Cardiovascular Service Line

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE When Minnesota Heart merged with University of...

Dr Veronique Semjonow

Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test

For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of CareChest pain patients...

 John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of studies...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Brain

Treatment of neurological illnesses and complications in the intensive...

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