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Hallie Prescott, MD

Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients

A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response... Read more

Doctor under stress

Study Explains Role of Human Behaviour in Surgical Errors

A study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified 69 “never events” among 1.5 million invasive procedures performed over five years... Read more

Money

£1.5b NHS Funds on Seven Day Services Better Spent on Other Priorities

According to new research from the University of Manchester, the NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the government... Read more

Hospital-associated MRSA bacteria

Bundled Intervention Reduces Surgical Site Infections

A multicentre study published in JAMA shows that implementation of a multifaceted intervention can be effective in reducing surgical site infections... Read more

Patient-healthcare worker interaction in a nursing home

High Rates of MRSA Transmission in Nursing Homes

According to a new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, healthcare workers often contaminate their gloves and gowns... Read more

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  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

HealthManagement.org is pleased to introduce the new Editor-in-Chief for EXEC, Ms. Ann Marie O'Grady. O’Grady is Chief Executive of Leopardstown Park Hospital, Dublin, a specialist hospital for older people encompassing services that include rehabilitation, respite care, sheltered housing, day-care services and residential care. It is a not-for-profit independent... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Executive Health Management

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

2017 17 Mar

Executive summary  As the costs of caring for patients continue to rise, hospitals all around the world are struggling to contain their operating expenses. This white paper presents seven strategies that successful hospitals have implemented to do just that:   • Tracking and classifying operating expenses • Reducing operating expenses that don’t contribute... Read more

From Our Journals

 KLAS Research

Interoperability: Slow Progress But Willingness to Improve

A mere 6% of clinicians can effectively access information from healthcare...

Dr. Frédéric Barbut

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?

Equitable Healthcare With increased emphasis on financial constraint in...

 Kristin Baird

Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things

But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king” is thrown...

 Jane Willis

Creating Great Care Environments: Case Studies

Summary What are the benefits of including art in healthcare settings? Willis...

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

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