EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Better Postoperative Outcomes Not Tied To Metrics Reporting

Improved surgical outcomes are not related to the use of systems which capture and report postoperative metrics. Hospitals which participate... Read more

Health Economics: Treatment Values Are Equivocal

A study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center suggests that medical breakthroughs may not be as valuable as they appear in scientific... Read more

Pre-Diagnostic Care Seldom Reflected in Quality Measures

The quality measures endorsed by The National Quality Forum (NQF) are not always applicable to the management of patients prior to their diagnoses,... Read more

Lean Six Sigma: Eliminating Wasteful Practices For Improved Efficiency

Hospitals emergency departments are seldom praised for short wait times, adequate bed capacity and stress-free employees. Those things may be... Read more

"Googling" Guidelines: The Ethics of Physicians Investigating Patients Online

Formal guidelines which address physicians’ use of the internet and social media should be updated to include the ethics of physicians conducting... 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

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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

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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

From Our Journals

Dr David Gattas

Conservative Fluid Management In Intensive Care Medicine

Asserting the existence of a state of permanent controversy is a staple...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

 Abdallah Al-Mohammad

Designing a Hospital Cardiology Outreach Service

  The cardiology team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS ‏Foundation...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multithemed sites, self-managed...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Dan Conley

Two Paths for Medical Device Approval: FDA vs. CE

Several factors influence the length of time it takes for a medical device,...

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