EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Showing your face motivates staff and raises morale

Hospital leaders who think they are too busy to have a chat with staff and learn what's going on at the facility, don't realise the importance... Read more

How to reduce surgery times: stick to the same op

A new study of trained surgeons in the UK shows a strong relationship between the order of surgical procedures and duration of operation. Repeating... Read more

Four-steps to fight back against EHR burnout

Burnout among U.S. physicians seems to have reached epidemic proportions. As shown in several recent studies, nearly half of U.S. practitioners... Read more

Doctors and patients harnessing the healing power of stories

"What patients bring to their clinicians is their stories," writes behavioural scientist Thomas Egnew. It is through these stories that clinicians... Read more

The stethoscope is built using 3-D printed parts, and recycled plastic tubing.

3D printable stethoscope ready in hours for crisis zones

The utility of stethoscope may have diminished with the advent of more sophisticated diagnostic tools such as ultrasound and CT. However, in... Read more

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Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989.  He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services.  He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... Read more

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... Read more

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active 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... 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... Read more

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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,... Read more

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Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

The payer determines, but it is not the patient

In healthcare patients are not consumers with the economic power they have...

Dr Maurizia Capuzzo Medical Doctor

Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

 Rob Farace

Challenges of Preparing Students For Careers in the NHS

England’s National Health Service (NHS) is facing significant challenges...

 Filip Deferme

Controlling Patient Workflow in a Radiology Department

For the purpose of protecting patient safety and upholding quality standards...

 John Deverell CBE

Crises in health sector and pharmaceutical companies

A crisis action plan is necessary to avert negative fallout  ...

 Marianna Keen

Affidea grows in Portugal and expands into teleradiology

Affidea Group is a leading healthcare services provider with over 7500...

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