EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

Framework For Managing Customisation Of Care

Healthcare organisations are increasingly in need of systems and approaches that will enable them to be more responsive to the needs and wishes... Read more

High Rates Of Avoidable Hospitalisations In Poor Communities

In New Jersey, USA, communities with low per capita income levels are found to have high rates of preventable hospital visits, according to a... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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Executive Health Management

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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Dr Maurizia Capuzzo, Medical Doctor

Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

Dr. Hollmann D Aya

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

 Spiros Kotopoulis

Ultrasound Fights Cancer With Microbubbles

Sonoporation with Chemotherapy Increases Porosity of Pancreatic CellsI...

 Gina Hurst, MD

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

Dr. Gerardo Tusman

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

Dr. Romain Sonneville, MD, Phd.

Sedation in Acute Brain Injury: Less is More?

Over the past decades, landmark interventional studies in general inte...

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