EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
online ratings: choosing the right surgeon

Ratings Sites Enable Online Surgeon Comparison

Two new web sites provide "ratings" of surgeons based on analysis of data on surgical complications rates and patient outcomes. These ratings... Read more

the right mix of core and contingent staff

Creating an Effective Workforce

Amidst changing trends in patient care delivery, it behooves healthcare providers to improve quality while also containing costs. A hospital's... Read more

skin wound treatment using ultrasound

Ultrasound Speeds Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and Elderly

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, according to a pioneering study... Read more

changes in physician trainees' working hours

Resident Duty Hour Limits Don't Improve Surgical Patient Safety

A retrospective study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that work hour restrictions for resident physician,... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients... Read more

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Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per year and by 2050, the population is expected to rise to about 2.4 billion, with some of the countries doubling or even tripling their numbers; making Africa the region with the largest population growth. This places the continent in a favourable position with a large proportion... Read more

Beside the new European Medical Device Regulation (MDR), there is another major regulatory challenge for the current medical device industry - the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).MDR came into force in early 2017, whereas MDSAP will become mandatory for all manufacturers who want to sell their medical devices in Canada in 2019 and in the... Read more

Good Health is something that all of us look forward to. Many a times we also take it for granted. Caring for our health is an intrinsic part of our daily lives. We watch what we eat, we exercise, we consume tonnes of advice on managing our health needs and we visit healthcare facilities when we believe we need expert care. When we engage with a healthcare... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Katherine Nugent MD

How to Run Successful Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit

Rounds in the intensive care unit (ICU) allow for scheduled discussions...

Dr. Heidi Wimmers

Why is Drug Traceability Important in a Hospital?

Implementation at Hospital Alemán in ArgentinaThe acute condition of hospital...

 Nikolaus Koller MAS MBA

Healthcare Without Borders

Dear Reader, As the world’s largest representative body for senior hea...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

Violence in healthcare facilities   In the below summary, ECRI discusses...

Dr. Frédéric Barbut PharmD, PhD

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer MD, EDICP

Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

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