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Medical Malpractice Suits Deadline Hikes Insurance?

Legislation before New York state lawmakers would have a significant impact on medical malpractice law by permitting patients to sue years after... Read more

Medical Tourism: Informed Decisions Hard for International Patients

International patients may not obtain full information needed in order to make informed decisions about care abroad. An article published in... Read more

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10 Principles of Strategic Leadership And How to Retain Leaders

Most companies have leaders with the strong operational skills needed to maintain the status quo. But they are facing a critical deficit: they... Read more

Douglas Thompson

New Hybrid Healthcare Role Targets Patient Costs

Neighbourhood Health Plan (NHP) and Partners HealthCare announced they have appointed long-time health professional Douglas Thompson as NHP Chief Financial... Read more

Study: Unmet Surgical Needs High for World’s 60 Million Refugees

‘Nobody talks about this,’ researcher says New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the world’s estimated... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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 Emanuele Neri

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