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New Nurse Role to Address Staff Shortfall

Nursing Times reports that the government plans to launch a new nursing role that is specifically designed to bridge the gap between... Read more

Nurse

Lower Patient Satisfaction With Nurses Trained Abroad

A new study published in BMJ Open concludes that the employment of nurses trained abroad as a substitute for nurses educated at home presents... Read more

Burnout

Physician Burnout is Worsening

An update from a three-year study that evaluated burnout and work-life balance reveals that burnout among American physicians is worse today... Read more

Medical Professionals

Research Tackles Medic Performance Across Demography

A recent report by the General Medical Council reviews the issues as to why medics from one demographic group perform differently from those... Read more

Data

Complex Infection Data Confusing for Consumers

According to a study published in  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, patients often find it difficult to decipher complex numeric... Read more

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Imagine this nightmare scenario. You are diagnosed with renal cancer. The recommended treatment is removal of a kidney. You check into the hospital, have the operation. You wake up assuming you’re cured, only to be told that the surgeon mistakenly removed the healthy kidney and left the diseased one inside. This may sound like something out of a horror... Read more

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... 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... 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... 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,... Read more

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

The Brain

Treatment of neurological illnesses and complications in the intensive...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Required and preferred scanner features for different ultrasound applications

Executive summary Minimum requirements, preferred features, and other...

 Dean Madison

The future of augmented reality in healthcare

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 Staff Editor

Turning burnout into bright futures

Why burnout needs to be addressed now and not later   Burnout in...

Dr. Jeroen Schouten

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ICU

Treating patients with multidrugresistant (MDR) pathogens is an increasing...

 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

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