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Some Preoperative Tests Still Common Despite Low Value

While guidelines from professional associations have sought to discourage use of certain preoperative tests considered to be of low value and... Read more

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Connections between Birth Month and Health

Scientists at Columbia University have developed a computational method that investigates the relationship between birth month and disease risk.... Read more

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Productivity Gains and Not Wage Cuts Can Restrain Health Care Prices

According to a new study by New York University, researchers found very little evidence to support the belief that healthcare workers' wage... Read more

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Some Hospitals Marking Up Prices More Than 1,000%

A study published in Health Affairs lists the 50 hospitals in the United States that mark up treatments by more than 10 times the costs allowed... Read more

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Early Provision of Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, early palliative care for hospitalised patients with advanced cancer... Read more

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The healthcare challenges created by an ageing population are well documented. But with the NHS coming under ever increasing pressure to address bed blocking that is acknowledged to affect service provision across every hospital, the problems associated with elderly patients – especially with so many living alone – is fast becoming a priority. Yet... Read more

More than 115 Americans die from opioid overdoses daily, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The cost to deal with opioid drug abuse, including healthcare, lost productivity, criminal justice involvement and addiction treatment, has climbed to over $78 billion a year. To say this is a large problem would be an understatement.... Read more

Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per year and by 2050, the population is expected to rise to about 2.4 billion, with some of the countries doubling or even tripling their numbers; making Africa the region with the largest population growth. This places the continent in a favourable position with a large proportion... Read more

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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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more

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