Search Tag: patient-centred care

Executive Health Management

The need and speed of cooperation instead of competition in research

2018 22 Sep

Questions that need to be answered taking into account benefits for the patient. Academic rivalry is not in the patient’s interest, and as long as patients are not involved in healthcare and healthcare research on an equal basis there will be no solutions for the questions that need answering. Leó Szilárd wrote in 1948 The Mark Gable... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: The patient is at the centre

2017 05 Oct

“Keeping the patient at the centre of everything we do” was the key message from the U.S. Society of Critical Care Medicine President, Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FCCM, who reinforced the increased focus on patient- and family-centred care in a presentation to the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine’s 3oth annual congress, which met in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lean Management Supplements Value-based Care

2017 20 Jun

Patient-centred care is at the heart of the value-based system. But relying on value-based care alone to improve quality and outcomes may not be enough, especially amidst uncertainty brought about by regulatory and political changes. With the transition moving at an “uncertain tempo,” this leaves healthcare organisations with a mix of value-based... Read more

Health Management

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

2017 16 Feb

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their seminal 2006 book, Redefining Health Care. At the time, several sceptics raised questions about the evidence and practicality of its prescriptions. One reviewer noted, “There are few data to support their concepts. … no one has tried anything like the approaches they suggest.” A... Read more

Health Management

Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery

2017 16 Feb

Around the world, value-based care delivery is gaining adherents (New Zealand Ministry of Health 2016; King’s Health Partners 2016). Improving value—health outcomes that matter to patients for the cost of delivering those outcomes—is now widely recognised as a critical objective of health care reform. Since the publication of Redefining health care (Porter... Read more