EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Consolidation Fails to Lower Healthcare Costs

A new study published in JAMA showed that between 2009 and 2012, total expenditures per patient for hospital, professional, laboratory, pharmaceutical... Read more

Transparency in Pricing May Lower Claim Payments

According to a new study published in JAMA, searching a health service pricing website before using the service results in lower payments for... Read more

Q&A: Ebola and Health Implications for the EU

The current Ebola outbreak affecting the West Africa region is the worst such outbreak on record. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared... Read more

Telenursing: Proper Communication Avoids Malpractice Claims

Telephone advice nursing, or ‘telenursing’ including telephone triage, is defined as the practice of providing ‘a component of telephone nursing... Read more

Diabetes Screening Urged For All After Age 45

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has amended its recommendations on screening for diabetes following a review of current... Read more

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I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

  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

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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

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

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 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

 Clarence Chant

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

We provide an overview of the various facets of pharmacist practice in...

Prof. Peter Pronovost

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient...

 Brian Orta

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

Sir Muir Gray

Value-Based Healthcare Revolution Ahead

  Tremendous progress has been made over the last forty years due to the...

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