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Value-based Payment Programmes That Work

Value-based Payment Programmes That Work

  The shift towards value-based care is expected to continue despite uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform under the Trump administration.... Read more

One-Third of Lab Tests Not Needed

Despite the fact that lab tests are one of the most common orders placed by doctors and most patients get stuck for a blood draw every time... Read more

Predicting Patient Hospitalisation: PCPs vs. Algorithms

A new study shows that primary care physicians (PCPs) were as effective as commonly used predictive algorithms in identifying patients at high... Read more

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions... Read more

Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a University of Michigan surgical team asserts, ought to do the same

Coaching Patients for Surgery Lowered Stays, Saved Money

Patients entering the hospital can often benefit if they prepare their mind and body beforehand. This can be achieved through minor adjustments... Read more

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Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

Herbert Staehr serves as Global Head of Transforming Care Delivery for Siemens Healthineers, driving the company’s activities and messaging around delivering high-value care. In this capacity, he develops and executes programmes and outreach strategies aimed at healthcare providers around the world, as well as stakeholders in every branch of the healthcare... Read more

My dear readers, It is time for thoughts from the island again. It’s time for the nurse’s thoughts! I wanted to share with you all that, as a staff nurse, I still work on COVID-19 wards. I risked it and flew to the Canary Islands in March for sunshine and switching-off time. I needed the urge of summer like a sunflower. I thought in my ‘naïve’... 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

From Our Journals

 Mel Major-Helsloot

Physiotherapy in the ICU e-learning programme

Development and evaluation of a module as part of an undergraduate internatio

 Sam Maiden

Leveraging the Lessons of COVID-19 to Maximise the Benefits of Integrating Care

An overview of the Integrated Care System (ICS), how it can help deliver...

Prof Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

 Chris Finnegan

How Design Can Improve the Healthcare Experience

Design Council’s founding purpose was to elevate the UK’s industrial...

Prof. Boris Brkljačić

ECR 2020: Leadership and Collaboration

Summary: Leadership, collaboration and insights from nations leading...

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

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

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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