EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

5 Billion People Lack Access to Surgery

According to a major international study published in The Lancet, two thirds of the world's population have no access to basic surgery and anaesthesia... Read more

Shadowing Improves Patient Care Experience

Understanding every moment of the patient and family experience in their journeys through a healthcare system — from parking in the hospital... Read more

Hospitals Not Making Enough Effort to Prevent C. difficile Infections

According to a survey of a national random sample of hospitals, nearly half of American hospitals aren't taking the steps required to prevent... Read more

Valley Hospital's Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program

An innovative program has been implemented at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ that aims to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and... Read more

Treating Patients with Dignity

A study by Brunel University, London suggests that health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their... Read more

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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

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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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

Executive Health Management

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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Dr. Fernando Suarez Sipmann

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Humanizing Intensive Care

ICU Management interviewed Gabriel Heras La Calle MD (Intensive Care Physician,...

 Helen Ashley Taylor

The ICU-Hear Project: Introducing Live Music for Critically Ill Patients

The ICU-Hear project delivered by the charity Music in Hospitals™ provides...

 Dionysia Lappou

Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Impact in Healthcare Workplaces

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Prof. Paul E Pepe

Partnering Medicine and Public Service

Interview With Professor Paul E. PepePaul E. Pepe, MD, MPH, is Professor...

 Michelle Fakkert

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many initiatives...

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