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Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

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Study Finds Gaps in Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms

A new systematic overview published in Annals of Internal Medicine finds a lack of evidence as to which methods are most effective at reducing... Read more

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Improving Health Information Exchange in the ER

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency... Read more

Healthcare Costs

Reassessing Hospital Cost Management

According to Bruce Halowell, the Managing Director of Navigant Healthcare, many top-level managers in hospitals focus on the wrong issues and... Read more

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Hospital Invests in Sustaining Local Community

St. Luke's Hospital is helping preserve it midtown neighbourhood and has taken on the role of residential real estate developer. Westport Today... Read more

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Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per year and by 2050, the population is expected to rise to about 2.4 billion, with some of the countries doubling or even tripling their numbers; making Africa the region with the largest population growth. This places the continent in a favourable position with a large proportion... Read more

Beside the new European Medical Device Regulation (MDR), there is another major regulatory challenge for the current medical device industry - the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).MDR came into force in early 2017, whereas MDSAP will become mandatory for all manufacturers who want to sell their medical devices in Canada in 2019 and in the... Read more

Good Health is something that all of us look forward to. Many a times we also take it for granted. Caring for our health is an intrinsic part of our daily lives. We watch what we eat, we exercise, we consume tonnes of advice on managing our health needs and we visit healthcare facilities when we believe we need expert care. When we engage with a healthcare... 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

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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

From Our Journals

 Clarence Chant PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP, FCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

We provide an overview of the various facets of pharmacist practice in...

 Anthony Kurec MS, H(ASCP). DLM

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology and...

Prof. Petra Innerhofer MD

Treatment of trauma-induced coagulopathy with factor concentrates

RETIC study Presents results of the RETIC study that compared treatment of...

Dr. Barbara Presello

Critically Ill Diabetic Patients

The Case for Liberal Glycaemic Management Background Several large ran...

Dr. Mena Farag

Prognostication Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This article reviews the current evidence on prognostication after cardiac...

Dr. David Kloeck MBBCh(Wits), FCPaed(SA), Crit Care(SA), DipPEC(SA), DCH(SA)

Resuscitation in Resource-Poor Settings – A Southern Africa Experience

Worldwide, there are over 17 million cardiovascular deaths each year, and...

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