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Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies.... Read more

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Eliminating Emotional Harm to Patients

Hospitals should strive to eliminate emotional harm as much as they do to reduce or eliminate physical harm to patients, according to a BMJ article... Read more

Techniques that help to make change happen

10 Tools for Change Management

Technology, rising competition and consumer trends are only some of the many challenges that companies have to deal with in today's ever-changing... Read more

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Patient Safety: Reducing Dietary Errors

Dietary errors occurred in 285 events reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority between January 2009 and June 2014, with eight events... Read more

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Effectiveness of Cross-Border Healthcare

European Patients Forum (EPF) organised a major European conference on cross-border healthcare in Brussels, Belgium. Patient leaders from across... Read more

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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

By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... 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

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 Anne O’Hanlon

Anne O’Hanlon

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Dr. Agnès Leotsakos PhD

Shaping the future of dementia care

Re-examining approaches for dementia management. The potential of...

 Paul Sidhu

Paul Sidhu

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Prof. Julia Wendon

Liver Intensive Care

Professor Julia Wendon is a liver intensive care specialist and Clinical...

 Luis Martí-Bonmatí

Organisational Change in Newly Integrated Medical Imaging Departments

INCREASE COMMITMENT BY TEAM INVOLVEMENT In Europe, departments of...

 Colin Wright

Person-centred approaches: a new core skills training framework

Colin Wright, Framework Development Manager at Skills for Health, provides...

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