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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 am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

  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

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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

From Our Journals

 Jos Vanlanduyt

Patient Safety & Risk Management

In recent years patient safety and risk management have ‏become important...

Dr. Steven Mendelsohn

Delivering on Dose Reduction Promises

With more than 60 years’ experience in the field of Radiology, Zwanger-Pesiri...

Prof. Dipak Kalra

Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations

Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data...

Prof. Antonio Artigas

35 Years of ISICEM

Prof. Antonio Artigas Director, Critical Care Centre, Sabadell Hospital,...

 Dimitris Katsifarakis

Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

Why do Healthcare Markets Fail? The Origin of Health Economics In an o...

 Hans-Ulrich Kauczor

Value-Based Radiology: View from Europe

What does value-based healthcare and value-based radiology mean to you...

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