Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Malpractice: Mentorship Gone Wrong

Much has been written about what makes a good mentorship relationship. This, perhaps, gives the false impression that all mentor-mentee partnerships... Read more

Hospital star ratings

What’s in a Star Rating?

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just... Read more

Pet Pause

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Rush University Medical Centre is developing an innovative programme for helping relieve medic stress and burnout; bringing in four-legged friends... Read more

Team building

Management Wears Scrubs for Team Building

Administrators, board members and reporters donned scrubs for a typical working shift at Mission Health's innovative Immersion Day programme... Read more

Healthcare and aviation lessons

What Aviation and Netflix Can Teach Healthcare

Healthcare operations of the future resemble air traffic control, says MedCity News, as the sector gravitates towards system-wide collaboration... Read more

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What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more

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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

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... 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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 Paul de Schepper

Point-of-Care US: A New Service Delivery Model

Medical care in the Netherlands is organised through a gatekeeper, the...

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At the Crossroads - The Future of Healthcare

Any healthcare leader surveying the healthcare situation in Europe today...

 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors...

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Extracorporeal Lung Support in Trauma Patients

The rationale, indications and challenges of extracorporeal lung assist...

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Biomarker Guided Antibiotic Therapy: What’s New?

The aim of the present review is to summarise the current evidence for...

Prof. Nicholas J. Tustison

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

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