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Executive Health Management

Top 9 Hospital Management Tips

2019 29 Aug

Effective management is the key to success for any business and the same can be said for the management of hospital systems. Here we explore the top nine management tips to running your hospital successfully.   1) Training of Hospital Staff  New staff introduced to the hospital must be competent hospital managers. Hospital staff should be encouraged... Read more

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Hospital as a Brand

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The authors examine the process involved in creating a strong brand and the advantages that this can bring to an organisation and in particular hospitals by enabling them to establish a significant and distinguished position against their competitors.   In manufacturing, retailing and the service sector, it is indisputable: in order... Read more

Executive Health Management

#Pinksocks: Changing the World With Heart Speak, Hugs and Gifting

2019 26 Aug

Summary: HealthManagement.org spoke to Nick Adkins, founder of #pinksocks, a movement that began in healthcare and spreading like wildfire in all industries by activating people to connect by sharing each other’s stories with compassion and empathy to work together as one.     What does it mean to be part of the pink socks tribe?  ... Read more

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

IMAGING Management

Radiologists benefit by direct communication with patients

2019 19 Mar

Radiologists have long been considered “ doctors’ doctors ,” as they communicate primarily with referring physicians and other radiologists. A key reason behind this: radiologists expend much of their professional effort interpreting medical imaging examinations. They create a formal report to communicate the results of the examination with referring... Read more

ICU Management

Communication myths of anaesthetists

2019 14 Mar

Vital minutes before unconsciousness   Anaesthesia is a diverse specialty with a wide range of necessary skills, one of which is effective communication.   The myth that anaesthetists pick the specialty ‘because you don’t need to talk to your patients’ persists. Whether said in jest or disdain this concept gains ground because, yes... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dealing with 'different personalities' in the radiology department

2019 13 Mar

The work environment of a radiologist consists of working closely with medical students, residents, fellows and ancillary staff, in addition to spending long periods of time in a small space with other radiologists. It is therefore necessary for radiologists to work well together or as a team.  It's worth noting that teams are more about personality... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding bad communication

2019 22 Feb

Deter defensiveness, solve problems Chris Argyris’ insights on bad communication and defensiveness are the building blocks for organisational communication. A celebrated business theorist, Chris Argyris (1923-2013) was James Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Harvard Business School. His concepts form... Read more

IT Management

24th Annual Greystone Healthcare Internet Conference

2019 04 Nov

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