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Some Preoperative Tests Still Common Despite Low Value

While guidelines from professional associations have sought to discourage use of certain preoperative tests considered to be of low value and... Read more

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Connections between Birth Month and Health

Scientists at Columbia University have developed a computational method that investigates the relationship between birth month and disease risk.... Read more

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Productivity Gains and Not Wage Cuts Can Restrain Health Care Prices

According to a new study by New York University, researchers found very little evidence to support the belief that healthcare workers' wage... Read more

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Some Hospitals Marking Up Prices More Than 1,000%

A study published in Health Affairs lists the 50 hospitals in the United States that mark up treatments by more than 10 times the costs allowed... Read more

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Early Provision of Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, early palliative care for hospitalised patients with advanced cancer... Read more

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We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

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

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

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Prof. Michael Pinsky

Fundamentals of Critical Care - Interview with Michael Pinsky

Michael Pinsky is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University...

 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

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

Prof. Peter G. Brindley

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

 Alexandre Lima

Monitoring Peripheral Circulation

Even though systemic haemodynamic variables may be normalised, ‏there could...

 Keith Oliver

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope...

 Phil Weihser

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need...

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