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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

changes in physician trainees' working hours

Resident Duty Hour Limits Don't Improve Surgical Patient Safety

A retrospective study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that work hour restrictions for resident physician,... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients... Read more

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  PART 1   It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more

The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... Read more

Unmonitored opioid deaths at home after surgery. Primum Non Nocere. First, do no harm. These wise words form the basis of the oath sworn to our patients. With the vast array of treatment models, administration, and decisions in medicine today, this oath is more poignant than ever. Medical Errors are the third leading cause... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

2019 30 Apr

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital to earn the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s prestigious five-star ranking. Their entry into the PSMF’s five-star Hospital Program was officially announced at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in January 2019. Founded in 1842, Hospital... Read more

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

From Our Journals

MD,PHD Per Skaane

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis : An Emerging Reality

The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening...

 KLAS Research

Women’s Imaging

As the debate continues over optimal mammographic screening ages and intervals,...

 Matt Eventoff

Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication.

When it comes to physician-patient communication, tone is key, from...

 Emma Sutcliffe

Measuring Patient Engagement

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the...

 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness....

 Gerry O’Dwyer

People

Despite that in general health spending is growing slowly, according to...

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