'Collaboration' Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Lean Management
Use of Lean management methodology to improve care efficiencies is new for healthcare. A new report in The Journal of Nursing Administration... Read more
Accountable Care Organization Model Reduces Medicare Spending
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that a new Medicare payment model reduced the number of times patients received services... Read more
IOM Report: Teamwork Critical for Improved Diagnosis
Data on diagnostic errors are sparse, few reliable measures exist and errors are often found in retrospect, an independent research committee... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active healthcare... Read more
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Today the healthcare system is being totally transformed by the use of cloud technology. Here are some of the ways this is happening: C loud computing Cloud computing is more than just uploading your files in Yahoo! Groups or Google Communities to share with a common group. Today, it speaks of large data and resources that companies use.... Read more
Ahead of the Society of Italian healthcare Architecture and Engineering (SIAIS) congress taking place this week in Italy, HealthManagement .org spoke to SIAIS President, Daniela Pedrini about the wider role and issues facing healthcare buildings in the face of emergencies. Hospitals play a vital role in looking after the community during and... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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,... Read more
Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective
There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient... Read more
Complications of decompressive craniectomy in neurological emergencies
There are a number of complications related to the use of decompressive... Read more
Teaching Ultrasound Imaging Online: The Educator's Viewpoint
Why did you decide to offer this course? A major reason for d... Read more
Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection
Recent trends in virus detection assays and host response biomarkers... Read more
Integrated, risk-based care for South Africa: Intercare Group focuses on value and innovation
Primary care and wellness centres, dedicated units for sub-acute care... Read more
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