EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

C-suite: Key Challenges in Coming Year

Healthcare executives say staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are among the leading challenges they have to contend with in... Read more

Top Management Tips

Our Top Management & Leadership Tips for 2017

  HealthManagement.org publishes the latest on cutting edge practice in healthcare management across our Imaging, Admin, IT and Cardiology... Read more

Senate Committee Wants Action on Concurrent Surgeries

  The U.S. healthcare sector is urged to address two major concerns related to the practice of overlapping surgeries: patient safety and improper... Read more

Revenue Cycle

How to Improve Revenue Collection

Consumers now pay a greater share of their health insurance coverage out-of-pocket mainly for two reasons: higher deductibles and employers... Read more

Diversity

Want to Develop Diversity? Call in the Experts

Inequalities persist in the workplace. In a healthcare setting, such disparities reduce access to care, keep minority workers in poverty,... Read more

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During the past decade, healthcare systems have been expanding their avenues to serve countries around the globe, breaking free from conventional norms. Today, these organisations are on the lookout for well-planned strategies to accelerate the growth patterns and increase cost efficiency. The key to meet these goals necessitates merger and acquisition (M&A)... Read more

It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

Executive Health Management

Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

Executive Health Management

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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‘The Death of Cancer’ - The Patient Perspective

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Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

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 Abdallah Al-Mohammad

Designing a Hospital Cardiology Outreach Service

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Advances in Sepsis Research – New Tools Against One of the Oldest Diseases?

Sepsis and septic shock are the leading causes of death in the ICU. With...

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