EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

VTE No Measure for Hospital Quality

The rate of Venous Thromboembolism Events (VTE) is a key measure used by the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services to assess a hospital's... Read more

Blood Tests: From $10 to $10,169

Recent research published in BMJ Open shows that there are significant price differences for ten common blood tests in California hospitals.... Read more

CMS: Open Payments System Back Online

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Medicare's Open Payments system is now back online following a two-week... Read more

Hospital Accreditation Impacts Care Standards

Hospital accreditation is frequently selected by healthcare leaders as a method to improve quality and is an integral part of healthcare systems... Read more

Tech-Savvy Doctors Improve Patient Care

Health technology, which lets physicians access real-time data critical in making care decisions, can do a lot towards improving quality of care.... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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