EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Disruptive Docs and Bad Surgical Outcomes

A Vanderbilt-led study published in JAMA Surgery indicates that surgeons who are rude and disrespectful to patients are more likely to make mistakes... Read more

ER

Why Shared Decision-making in ER is Important

Shared decision-making is key to delivering patient-centred care. Discussing care options with their clinicians can help patients to make better... Read more

Trump Immigration Ban Remains on Hold

  President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries is on hold, following a federal court's... Read more

Cost Savings from Perioperative Goal-directed Therapy

Researchers in France say using perioperative goal-directed therapy (PGDT) during high-risk surgery can help reduce the patient's length of hospital... Read more

Health Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know

  Health savings accounts (HSAs), first introduced in 2003, have suddenly become a hot topic of discussion amidst Republican efforts to repeal... 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

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

 Joan Peppard

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

 Kira Achaibar

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during...

Dr. Jorge Salluh

Critical Care in Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and ranks fifth in the...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Emergency Medicine & Trauma

Providing seamless emergency care is the ideal for those of us who work...

Prof. Dr. med.dipl.Phys. Hans-Peter Busch

Organisational Development: Achieving Change

A wanderer asks a woodcutter in the forest the way. The woodcutter says...

Prof. Dr. Geert Meyfroidt

The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is highly...

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