EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries,... Read more

Improving Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

A new study shows that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to have longer hospital stays and higher mortality and readmissions. The... Read more

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

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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

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

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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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Exploring the Future of Radiology

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Getting Started With Twitter

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Maturity Makes Great Leaders

There is a pressing need for intelligent leaders who are able to deal...

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Regina Holliday and the Walking Gallery

Patient Activism, Patient Advocacy or Patient Engagement. Whatever label...

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Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

 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...

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