EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Commissioners Kroes and Borg Welcome Recognition ICT Potential for Health System Reform

A declaration by the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU committing Member States to developing eHealth ecosystems that could contribute... Read more

New Toolkit Available to Support Influenza Communication Campaigns

The new communication toolkit for seasonal influenza targets healthcare workers and people at higher risk of developing influenza-related complications.... Read more

€150 million for Brain Research Launches EU 'Month of the Brain'

At the start of its 'European Month of the Brain' initiative, the European Commission has earmarked some €150 million of funding for 20 new international... Read more

Nanotechnology to Fight Hospital Superbugs

Each year, twice as many people die in Europe from hospital acquired infections than from road accidents. These infectious diseases have developed... Read more

Key Deliverable of Falsified Medicines Directive Achieved

The European Medicines Agency has upgraded its EudraGMP database so that it now contains information on good distribution practice (GDP) in addition... 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. Aseem Malhotra

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 Chris J Lorraine

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

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Interoperability Standards for Medical Device Integration in the OR

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Critical Care Medicine in Korea

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