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IT Management

ECRI: Top 10 Healthcare Innovations for 2017

2017 17 Jan

New technologies are made available with a view to improving patient care as well as reducing costs. For healthcare executives, deciding what to bring into their hospitals – and what to keep out – may not be easy.See Also: Health Tech to Watch in 2017   "Navigating new technologies is one of the biggest challenges we hear about from hospital leaders,"... Read more

Executive Health Management

C-suite: Key Challenges in Coming Year

2016 19 Dec

Healthcare executives say staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are among the leading challenges they have to contend with in 2017, according to a new survey by Premiere Inc. Another major concern is "interoperability", with nearly 60 percent of those surveyed saying their organisations are unable to access ambulatory data from their... Read more

Executive Health Management

C-suite: No Egos Please

2016 27 Sep

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians must contribute to make a new model work.   Jason Petros, a consultant at healthcare C-suite recruitment firm Witt/ Keiffer said that leadership needs physicians who can put their egos to the side in order to cooperate... Read more

IT Management

Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

2016 31 Aug

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite successful in engaging patients and providing them with a great experience while meeting the demands of a value-based system. According to Debra Albert, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of patient... Read more

Executive Health Management

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

2016 01 Aug

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a survival plan in place, and to be actively implementing it year round—not just right after the CEO gives notice.When a senior hospital executive departs, he or she may give many months’ notice, but sometimes, departure comes... Read more

IT Management

CIOs in the Boardroom

2016 18 Jul

An article in Modern Healthcare has highlighted the changing role of IT professionals in healthcare management as, with the increasing central role of technology in the hospital landscape, CIOs and CISOs are finally finding a seat in the boardroom and weighing in on big decisions.The publication takes Edward Martinez as an example. Martinez has been... Read more


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