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Medicines

Better Medication Management Reduces Readmissions

According to the American Heart Association, poor medication adherence costs the healthcare system approximately $300 billion annually due to... Read more

Hospital waiting room

Better Resource Management Minimises Weekend Mortality

Since several studies have now shown that patients admitted to hospitals during the weekend are more likely to die and have serious complications,... Read more

Hospital

New Outpatient Model

A hospital in Texas has created a short-stay center to address the increasing demand for outpatient services and a surplus of inpatient beds.... Read more

Cost-savings

Joint Incentives for Surgical Savings

There are significant cost-saving opportunities in the management of operating room inventory if surgeons agree to standardise supplies used... Read more

ABIM maintenance of certification (MOC) programme

Maintaining Medical Certification at Valuable Time Cost

New research indicates that the cost of completing the American Board of Internal Medicine’s maintenance of certification (MOC) programme may... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Vitaly Herasevich

The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

Dr. Shashank Patil

POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Jean-Louis Vincent

Editor-in-Chief, ICU Management & PracticeProfessor of Intensive Care...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Getting Started with a Health Blog

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

 António Abrantes

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure...

 Claire Pillar

Patient Portals in Practice

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

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