EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Higher Quality Scores Do Not Lower SNF Readmissions

According to a new study, the risk of hospital readmission or death at thirty days following hospital discharge for fee-for service Medicare... Read more

15 Patient Safety Collaboratives Funded in England

A new national programme will be launched today by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to improve the safety of patients and ensure continual... Read more

Zoom On: Martin Bromiley, Clinical Human Factors Group

Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging... Read more

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2014 Awarded For Brain's 'Inner GPS' Discovery

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half to John O´Keefe... Read more

"Virtual Ward" Care Does Not Prevent Readmissions

A study was conducted with patients at high risk of hospital readmission or death after hospital discharge, which used a virtual ward model of... Read more

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  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... Read more

“Good morning Mr. Smith. Good to see you, how are you doing? You’re looking for a new car? That’s good news. We decided that it’s going to be a Ford Focus, ST, 2.0 Eco-boost, 184 KW, 6-gear. Let’s see in our stock if there is a possibility for you to choose the colour—otherwise it will be a red one."Does this conversation look strange to you? I hope... Read more

HealthManagement.org is pleased to introduce the new Editor-in-Chief for EXEC, Ms. Ann Marie O'Grady. O’Grady is Chief Executive of Leopardstown Park Hospital, Dublin, a specialist hospital for older people encompassing services that include rehabilitation, respite care, sheltered housing, day-care services and residential care. It is a not-for-profit independent... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Executive Health Management

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

2017 17 Mar

Executive summary  As the costs of caring for patients continue to rise, hospitals all around the world are struggling to contain their operating expenses. This white paper presents seven strategies that successful hospitals have implemented to do just that:   • Tracking and classifying operating expenses • Reducing operating expenses that don’t contribute... Read more

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 Bernd Montag

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

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 Jason M Duran

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Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have...

 Lucie Robson

Entrepreneurial Doctors

They say that necessity is the mother of invention and nowhere is this...

Prof. J. Warren Salmon

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

(even more so than under Obamacare)Now approaching 20% of gross domestic...

 Keith Oliver

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Humanizing Intensive Care

ICU Management interviewed Gabriel Heras La Calle MD (Intensive Care Physician,...

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