EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Hospitals Not Making Enough Effort to Prevent C. difficile Infections

According to a survey of a national random sample of hospitals, nearly half of American hospitals aren't taking the steps required to prevent... Read more

Valley Hospital's Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program

An innovative program has been implemented at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ that aims to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and... Read more

Treating Patients with Dignity

A study by Brunel University, London suggests that health and social care professionals put a different emphasis on the meaning of dignity than their... Read more

Randomised Trials in Healthcare Delivery

Economists and other academic researchers have increasingly been using randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to study all sorts of things, including... Read more

Health Awareness Days: Are They Really Effective?

According to a peer-reviewed commentary published online in the American Journal of Public Health, health awareness days have not been appropriately... Read more

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You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the skies and Abba had a hit with ‘Money, Money, Money’ - the second success from their chart-topping album Arrival, which catapulted them to global stardom.   The arrival of Christmas last year illustrated how England’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling with thousands... Read more

More than 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, according to the National Vital Statistics System. Prescription painkillers are at the root of this epidemic, and healthcare providers can help make a dent in these alarmingly fatal statistics. Opioid prescription rates In the 90s, doctors began prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain,... Read more

Due to the immense need to increase efficiency and improve both service quality and patient safety, digital transformation of the healthcare system has become an imperative and not an option. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, overall demand for healthcare is anticipated by McKinsey to increase by 240 percent over the next 20 years. However, the... 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 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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 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness.Today, far...

 Dean Madison

The future of augmented reality in healthcare

Smart technologies shaping the future.   An overview and look to

 Dionysia Lappou

Health spending in Greece under restraint measures

Way forward for sustainability of healthcare sector.Healthcare in Greece...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Education

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to...

Dr. Miriam Poggioli

“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion about...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but...

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