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Executive Health Management

#hellomynameis: compassionate care through social media

2019 22 Jul

This July 23rd marks another #hellomynameis Day, a campaign created by Dr. Kate Granger MBE and Chris Pointon to put both staff and patient trust back into healthcare. The inspiration behind the campaign arose when Dr. Granger was admitted into hospital and found herself frustrated with healthcare staff who did not introduce themselves before administering... Read more

Health Management

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

2016 13 Nov

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he was to graduate medical school. Kevin's parents were so excited to attend their son's graduation. Instead, they attended his funeral. On May 10, 2016 we lost another bright, young soul to suicide. Sean Petro was in his third year at the USC Keck School of Medicine. His suicide... Read more

Health Management

Patients' Rights Have No Borders

2016 13 Nov

Seeking Healthcare in Another Member State   The diversity of health systems, especially in terms of quality and safety policies, has always been mentioned as the biggest obstacle to cross-border care in the European Union. The implementation of the directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare (Council Directive 2011/24/EU)... Read more