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NSQIP: vital tool for improving care quality

ACS NSQIP Data 'More Accurate' than Administrative Data

Data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) are more accurate than administrative data... Read more

Medicines

10% of Adverse Drug Events Reported Miss Deadline

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, approximately 10 percent of serious and unexpected adverse events are not reported... Read more

Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare: Drop in Mortality, Hospitalisation and Costs

During 1999-2013, all-cause mortality and hospitalisation rates, along with inpatient expenditure per death, decreased for U.S. Medicare beneficiaries... Read more

Patient Care

Hospitals Seek Patient Family Advice on Care

According to an article published in USA Today, hospitals are turning toward patients and their family members for suggestions to improve quality... Read more

Dr. Marty Makary, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lessons from Greek Crisis and Healthcare

Mismanagement of the government-run healthcare system has been a significant contributor to Greece’s debt crisis, according to a health policy... 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

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

From Our Journals

 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I...

Dr. Sam A. Miotke MD

Burn Care: Regionalisation, Organisation and Triage

The interdisciplinary nature of burn care has driven centre regionalisation....

Mr. Scott J. Adams LRCM

Robotic Ultrasound Imaging: Improving Access to Care for Rural and Remote Populations

What is the current situation for Canadians living in remote communities...

Asst. Prof. Piyali Mitra Mathavan

Self-Assessment for Hospitals

Quality accreditation can provide a sustainable competitive advantage to...

 Mansoor Fatehi

Radiology in Iran – Coming Out of Sanctions

An Overview   The Iranian Society of Radiology (ISR ) is the largest in...

Prof. Geneviève Derumeaux

Dr. Geneviève A. Derumeaux, Chairperson ESC Congress 2014-2016

...one single thing escapesfate: faith and wisdomDr. Geneviève Derumeaux...

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