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ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries,... Read more

Improving Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

A new study shows that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to have longer hospital stays and higher mortality and readmissions.... Read more

5 Billion People Lack Access to Surgery

According to a major international study published in The Lancet , two thirds of the world's population have no access to basic surgery and... Read more

Shadowing Improves Patient Care Experience

Understanding every moment of the patient and family experience in their journeys through a healthcare system — from parking in the hospital... Read more

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... Read more

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As Virtual reality (VR) becomes more accessible, it has infiltrated most industries that are trying to use the newest technology to innovate their business practices. There are many instances in which experiencing a situation virtually offers many benefits, especially when attempting to prepare for high risk situations. This has made VR a highly beneficial... Read more

The hustle-bustle and frantic ways of today’s lifestyle can leave a lasting impression on people’s mental health. When faced with mental health issues, it is very difficult for people to do their job, take care of their family or balance their work life. On the other hand, due to high pressure and stress at workplaces, some people become so fragile... Read more

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler for international business. Non-compliance comes at... Read more

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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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Redesigning Cardiovascular Service Line

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Patient Safety & Risk Management

In recent years patient safety and risk management have ‏become important...

 Danielle Bear RD, MRes

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and...

Dr. Jorge Salluh MD, PhD

Critical Care in Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and ranks fifth in the...

 Achim Escher

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis...

 David M. Dror

Financing micro health insurance: theory, methods and evidence

A look at innovations in harnessing voluntary and contributory micro...

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