EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

"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

Oesophageal Cancer Screening: Low Risk of Liability Claims

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission... Read more

The Heidelberg New Working Time Model

A new working time model has been proposed by researchers at the University of Heidelberg which may improve patient care quality by avoiding... Read more

Study: 34% of Trauma Patients Undertriaged

A new study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine found that 34 percent of major trauma patients are undertriaged in the United... Read more

New Study Will Evaluate Order Entry Errors

A team of patient safety experts at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is embarking on a study to see if there... 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

From Our Journals

 Lucie Robson

Entrepreneurial Doctors

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

 Ashley Maltz

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he...

 Michael E. Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their seminal...

Dr. med. Orpheus Kolokythas

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

Developing thorough competency in both specialty and professionalism is...

Prof. Djillali Annane

Evidence-Based Care in the Intensive Care Unit

By taking the Hippocratic Oath, physicians commit to practising their...

Prof Bertrand Guidet

Elderly Care in the ICU: Professor Bertrand Guidet

Professor Bertrand Guidet is Director, Medical Intensive Care, St. Antoine...

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