EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
ABIM maintenance of certification (MOC) programme

Maintaining Medical Certification at Valuable Time Cost

New research indicates that the cost of completing the American Board of Internal Medicine’s maintenance of certification (MOC) programme may... Read more

NSQIP: vital tool for improving care quality

ACS NSQIP Data 'More Accurate' than Administrative Data

Data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP ® ) are more accurate than administrative... Read more

Medicines

10% of Adverse Drug Events Reported Miss Deadline

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , approximately 10 percent of serious and unexpected adverse events are not reported... Read more

Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare: Drop in Mortality, Hospitalisation and Costs

During 1999-2013, all-cause mortality and hospitalisation rates, along with inpatient expenditure per death, decreased for U.S. Medicare beneficiaries... Read more

Patient Care

Hospitals Seek Patient Family Advice on Care

According to an article published in USA Today, hospitals are turning toward patients and their family members for suggestions to improve quality... 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

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Prof. Robert Martindale MD, PhD

The increased recognition of proteins in critical illness

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 Jacqueline Pflaum-Carlson MD

Early Sepsis Management

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Prof. Daren Heyland MD, MSc, FRCPC

Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET)

Interview with Professor Daren Heyland The Canadian Researchers...

Dr. Cheryl Patton PhD, MHSA, RT (R)(M)

Workplace conflict

It matters how staff deal with it This study sought to answer...

 Donna Cryer JD

Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

Patient-centric healthcare has come strongly into focus in recent years....

 Morten Elbaek Petersen

Morten Elbæk Petersen, CEO, sundhed.dk

“Understand stakeholders’ needs and strategies – sometimes...

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