EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

World Cancer Day: Cancer Services Investment Could Save Millions of Lives

On World Cancer Day 2015, leading global public health experts from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announce that millions... Read more

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We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

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

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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 your hospital’s... 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 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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 Pieter Depuydt

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ICU

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 James Hanison

Medication Safety

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 Danielle Bear

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

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Putting Quality and Safety for Patients First: ESR EuroSafe Imaging

The demand for medical imaging examinations is constantly growing, and...

 Georg Schmitz

Ultrasound: Pushing the Boundaries with Unconventional Techniques

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES WITH UNCONVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg...

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