EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Locum tenens: what is patient mortality rate?

"Locum tenens" physicians are those hired by hospitals to temporarily take the place of regular doctors who, for one reason or another, are... Read more

Shock chairman resignation over 'unrealistic' UK health funding

Funding problems in NHS have led to the resignation of Lord Kerslake as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, according... Read more

Transforming value-based healthcare payment models

Provision of quality care at low cost is at the heart of the new value-based care model. Evidence suggests that value-based contracting has... Read more

Insiders cause most data security breaches

The latest Protenus breach barometer shows this year's security trend remained true for October – i.e., at least one breach occurs in the healthcare... Read more

Hospital CEO departures dropped in 2017

So far this year, the number of hospital CEOs who have left their jobs is down by nearly 37 percent from the previous year. Between January... Read more

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In 1976, I became the first Vice President of Marketing for General Electric’s CT programme. This was of major importance to Jack Welch, my group executive. I started by talking to many luminary doctors interested in GE's approach to CT. The unanswered question was, "how do doctors decide between the manufacturers?” After several weeks of integrating... Read more

My dear readers,   Time is moving very fast, and we are coming to the end of another big, big year.   Last month I wrote about September, when I had the great chance to be in Iceland to attend the European Nurse Managers Congress, which, as I stated, was mind-blowing.   My October continued to be absolutely epic – BECAUSE great colleagues from... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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 Uta Melzer

Confronting Risk

That the use of ionising radiation for medical purposes holds both tremendous...

Dr. Richard Sandford

ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited,...

Prof Jean-Louis Vincent

Ageing Population

T he process of ageing cannot be defined by a number. The World Health...

 Bettina Siewert

Building a new culture of safety

Providing employees with the right environment and skills   Human

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care Unit This review article aims...

 Christian Lovis

COVID-19 Care Continuum

Think back to January 1, 2020. Can you even remember what the outlook...

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