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Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys and squeaking... Read more

Harbor-UCLA

Car Production Models Used in Hospital Management

Public hospitals like Harbor-UCLA have adapted Toyota's production system to healthcare and are changing their longstanding practices of storing... Read more

Yelp

Patient Hospital Quality Reviews on Yelp

Patients today often use third-party review sites to review hospitals and share their experiences as well as find out what others have to say... Read more

Hospital

Hazards of Hospital Consolidation

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around 20 percent... Read more

Nurse

Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies , newly licensed registered nurses... 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

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,... Read more

From Our Journals

 Achim Escher

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis...

 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Recovery

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent...

 Sten Walther MD, PhD

Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in...

Prof. Davide Caramella MD

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points • Radiology departments need to communicate with patients...

Dr. Tom Pollard PhD

Enabling machine learning in critical care

Critical care units are home to some of the most sophisticated patient...

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