EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Never Grow Old? Maybe One Day.

In the fight against aging, restricting calorie consumption is among the few actually proven methods. The underlying mechanism is still unknown,... Read more

Our Emotional Map: The Body Atlas Revealed

Where do we feel love? And how about getting cold feet? Green with envy?According to research, the most commonly experienced emotions activate... Read more

Stubborn Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Behaviour Revealed

Researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have successfully been able to reveal the mechanism that allows some bacteria to avoid treatment... Read more

Golden Anniversary for Greiner Bio-One

Greiner Bio-One Celebrates 50 Years in ManufacturingGreiner Bio-One was established in 1963 with the opening of a production center for laboratory... Read more

Breast Implant Register to be Introduced in England

Ministers announced introduction of a new register aimed at ‘cleaning up the industry’, by recording every breast implant operation in England.... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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Executive Health Management

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only be...

 Achim Escher

Business Intelligence in Hospital Management

Challenges and Opportunities Using the Example of a Radiology Departme...

 Rowland Illing, DM MRCS FRCR

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic...

 Joanne McPeake

Intensive Care Syndrome: Promoting Independence and Return to Employment (InS:PIRE)

A New Model for ICU Rehabilitation It is now well established that many...

 Harshal Sawant

Creating a Safety Network for Use in a Clinical Environment

Developing Medical Device Plug-and-Play InteroperabIlity&nbs

 Jan G. Zijlstra, MD, PhD

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, c...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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