EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Geriatric Consultations Improve Outcomes for Elderly ER Patients

Patients over the age of 65 who need surgical treatment for traumatic injuries benefit from early consultation with a geriatrician, according... Read more

Patient Questionnaire Helps Measure Postoperative Disability

An international study suggests that a simple-to-use patient questionnaire can help doctors measure the risk of disability in patients following... Read more

Ebola: Local Health Departments' Role in Global Crisis

Experience with the Ebola outbreak highlights local health departments' essential role in responding to global health threats posed by infectious... Read more

Most Cancer Patients Prefer Shared Decision Making

Patient perceptions of care quality are increasingly considered in healthcare performance metrics. The Institute of Medicine has recommended... Read more

Excessive Patient Demands Not Driving Healthcare Costs

The high costs of healthcare are not driven by cancer patients requesting expensive tests or treatments beyond their doctor’s recommendations,... Read more

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I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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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Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

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 Alain Cribier

Alain Cribier

Pioneering Interventional CardiologistDon’t undertake a project unless...

Prof. Todd Dorman

Critical Care Education and Leadership

Todd Dorman takes office as President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine...

Prof. Massimo Antonelli

Introduction

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex environment, due to the sur...

 Shashank Patil

POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown...

Dr. Sam A. Miotke

Burn Care: Regionalisation, Organisation and Triage

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

Prof. Armand R.J. Girbes

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

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

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