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Patient Hospital Quality Reviews on Yelp

Patients today often use third-party review sites to review hospitals and share their experiences as well as find out what others have to say... Read more

Hospital

Hazards of Hospital Consolidation

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around 20 percent of... Read more

Nurse

Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, newly licensed registered nurses... Read more

Hand Hygiene Prevents Infections

PRIMIT - Web Programme Encourages Hand Washing

A randomised trial of more than 16,000 households in the UK used a web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing and found that... Read more

Patient ratings for hospitals

Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

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Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation Minicare point-of-care-in-vitro diagnostics systems to help support improved clinical decision-making that will ultimately benefit physicians, patients and hospital systems.   Such devices can help deal with the biggest issue that emergency departments face on a dailybasis... Read more

Since the global crisis of 2008-2009, there has been a palpable and growing sense that the world is in the midst of fundamental economic and political change.   But, as is the nature of change, the only certainty we have is that there is a lot of uncertainty. Can we create enough jobs, and the right jobs? Is the financial sector working for society’s... Read more

Having served in the United States House of Representatives during the time the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was debated and passed in 2010, I remember quite vividly the many arguments that were presented by both sides. Supporters claimed costs would go down and quality would go up, while nearly every American would be covered. Opponents of the law claimed... 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

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Prof. Robert W. Wachter

Robert Wachter

Hospitalist,Writer and Professor & Interim Chair of the Department of...

Dr. Dong Chan Kim

Hot Topics in Critical Care Medicine in Korea

12th Congress of World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical...

 Dan Conley

Two Paths for Medical Device Approval: FDA vs. CE

Several factors influence the length of time it takes for a medical device,...

Dr. Mihai Ștefan

Anaesthesiology Trainees: We Are Also Intensivists!

In 2014, a few trainees from opposite corners of Europe had the somewhat...

Prof. Michael West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

Dr. Francis Zarb

Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

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