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Study: Patients with in-hospital stroke face delays for diagnosis and treatment

Protocol Urged for In-hospital Stroke Patients

A Canadian study published online in JAMA Neurology reveals that patients who had a stroke while hospitalised for another reason waited longer... Read more

Top 5 Ways to Improve Patient Experience

Becker’s Hospital Review recently published tips on how hospitals in the U.S. could improve their Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare... Read more

Johns Hopkins study questions quality of US health data

Health Data Quality Questioned

Most US clinical registries that collect data on patient outcomes are substandard and do not really track in a systematic way how well physicians... Read more

Reducing Medication Administration Errors

This study aimed to develop clinical decision support (CDS) tools to decrease errors in medication administration, which have been shown to be... Read more

ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries,... Read more

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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

  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

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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

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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

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