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Some Hospitals Marking Up Prices More Than 1,000%

A study published in Health Affairs lists the 50 hospitals in the United States that mark up treatments by more than 10 times the costs allowed... Read more

palliative care in oncology

Early Provision of Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, early palliative care for hospitalised patients with advanced cancer... Read more

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)

Public Reporting of Clinical Data: Question of Reliability

Public reporting of healthcare and patient safety information has allowed patients to play an increasing role in their own healthcare decisions.... Read more

Robert Sawyer, MD, University of Virginia Health System

STOP-IT Trial Shows Antibiotic Use Can Be Reduced

According to researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and 22 other institutions, the duration of antibiotic treatment for... Read more

Indiana University Center

Novel laboratory Aims to Improve Population Health, Prepare Transformational Leaders

The Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science has developed a novel laboratory that employs the tools of implementation science... Read more

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Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded.   One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two:    Underuse... Read more

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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

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Prof. Michael West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

 Estella M. Geraghty

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can offer...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

 Paul de Schepper

Point-of-Care US: A New Service Delivery Model

Medical care in the Netherlands is organised through a gatekeeper, the...

Dr. Christopher Lockie

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

Dr. Takashi Tagami

Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac...

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