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Hospital productivity better than thought

Hospital Productivity Improving

A new study by University of Southern California economists shows that hospital productivity growth — the increase in output produced from inputs... Read more

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The Medical Memory Helps Information Recall

A vexing problem that healthcare providers face is the challenge of explaining a serious diagnosis or complex procedure to a patient. Most of... Read more

Antibiotic resistance

New Chip Allows Optimal Antibiotic Selection

Researchers at the University of Toronto have designed a diagnostic chip that can help reduce testing time for antibiotic resistance from days... Read more

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Frailer Older Patients at Higher Risk of Readmission, Death After Discharge

According to a study in Canadian Medical Association Journal, frailer older patients are at higher risk of readmission to hospital or death within... Read more

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Organisational Leadership Impacts Physician Wellbeing

While the importance of good leadership to the success of healthcare organisations is increasingly recognised, its direct effect on the professional... Read more

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I was struck by a press announcement of the United States Food and Drug Administration of 23 May 2017: ‘FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumour with a specific genetic feature’   This is good news. Because it means that the knowledge that science has given us many years ago now is accepted by the regulator for the first time. Cancer... Read more

We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... 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. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

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Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

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Six Steps To Implement Bedside Ultrasonography

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Dr. David Hirschorn

Enterprise Viewers: Key Pointers

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