EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

EU Rules on Medical Device Approval System Strengthened

Vital measures aiming at improving current approval method and patient safety are endorsed in plenary session, setting a solid discussion base... Read more

Outdoor Air Pollution Classified as Major Environmental Contributor to Fatal Cancer by IARC

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the dedicated cancer agency of the World Health Organisation, has in a recent statement... Read more

Medical Implants Procedures Revised to Increase Device Controls

To further ensure the safety of patients undergoing treatment for breast or hip implants the European Parliament's Environment Committee has... Read more

2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery... Read more

European In Vitro Diagnostic Industry Believes Proposed Transition Period is Insufficient

The European in vitro diagnostic industry appreciates the outcome of the vote in the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment, Public... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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Executive Health Management

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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Dr. William J. Mohr, MD,  FACS

Burn Care: Regionalisation, Organisation and Triage

The interdisciplinary nature of burn care has driven centre regionalisation....

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

In Turkey intensive care was not a separate specialty for years, and was...

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

Dr. Morey Menacker

Perception versus Reality in the Era of the ACA

Fear not! This is not another diatribe for or against the Affordable Care...

Prof. Armand R.J. Girbes, MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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