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Nurses

Happy Nurses Improve Outcomes

According to a study of a team of Kaiser Permanente, nurses have a significant impact on the success of a hospital. The study is published in ... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

4 Ways to Reduce Waiting Times

In order to provide better health care, it is important for hospitals to reduce their wait times, particularly in the emergency department (ED). ... Read more

online ratings: choosing the right surgeon

Ratings Sites Enable Online Surgeon Comparison

Two new web sites provide "ratings" of surgeons based on analysis of data on surgical complications rates and patient outcomes. These ratings... Read more

the right mix of core and contingent staff

Creating an Effective Workforce

Amidst changing trends in patient care delivery, it behooves healthcare providers to improve quality while also containing costs. A hospital's... Read more

skin wound treatment using ultrasound

Ultrasound Speeds Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and Elderly

Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, according to a pioneering study... Read more

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Imagine this nightmare scenario. You are diagnosed with renal cancer. The recommended treatment is removal of a kidney. You check into the hospital, have the operation. You wake up assuming you’re cured, only to be told that the surgeon mistakenly removed the healthy kidney and left the diseased one inside. This may sound like something out of a horror... Read more

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and  Health  Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more

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

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

From Our Journals

 Clarence Chant PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP, FCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

We provide an overview of the various facets of pharmacist practice...

Dr. Job van der Heijden PhD.

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing...

 Baher Al Hakim

Preparing your lab for the future

The gain from entering the digital landscape. With the clock clicking...

Prof. Nikolas Papantoniou

EUROSON Congress Preview

The EUROSON 2015 congress is organised by the Hellenic Society of Ultrasound...

Dr Gavin Troughton

Current State of Glycaemic Control Practice

Elevated blood glucose is a widely recognised response to critical illness,...

Dr Veronique Semjonow

Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test

For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of Care Chest pain...

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