Search Tag: Healthcare

IT Management

2018 17 Apr

Predictive maintenance techniques have been introduced in several industries to help determine the condition of equipment that is already in use to predict when maintenance should be carried out. This approach promises cost savings over routine, regular preventive maintenance, because tasks are performed only when necessary, rather than because the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Simple, economical toolkit improves healthcare outcomes in South India

2018 21 Feb

Resource limitations should not discourage hospitals in finding ways to improve the quality of healthcare services. There are simple, and inexpensive, interventions that can be implemented to achieve quality improvement goals. For example, a simple quality toolkit (of checklists, education materials and quality and performance reporting) helped improve... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

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Health Management

Reputation

2018 20 Feb

Taking control of your reputation has become far more complex in recent decades, with advanced technology presenting widespread opportunities. If well choreographed, use of the many tools, platforms and channels on hand can lead to significant strength, propelling your reputation; but if orchestrated badly, your online and offline involvement could actually... Read more

Health Management

The art of influencing: what’s behind the phenomenon?

2018 20 Feb

What’s behind the phenomenon?Top influencers from the healthcare field weigh in on what it has taken to establish credibility in their niche.Industry influencers have always existed in one shape or form but today their reach has been leveraged by social media networks. The modern-day influencer is a person who can impact opinions and bring ‘food-for-thought’... Read more

Health Management

Bringing live music to adults and children across healthcare

2018 20 Feb

Founded in the same year as the NHS and celebrating its 70th birthday in 2018, the UK charity Music in Hospitals & Care continues to deliver the benefits of live music to adults and children right across the healthcare sector.The conventional wisdom is that even the ancient Greeks and the Egyptians realised there was a link between music and human emotion. Even... Read more

Health Management

The payer determines, but it is not the patient

2018 20 Feb

In healthcare patients are not consumers with the economic power they have in other markets, but the arguments for patient involvement are compelling."Healthcare is like dog food business." Here we hear an American explaining that in healthcare, just like in buying dog food, the consumer is not the one who determines what is on the menu, nor the one who... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting healthcare innovation firmly on the map

2018 30 Jan

Innovation is a key factor to succeed in any business or endeavour. However, innovation efforts within a company often lack a clear mission or fail due to lack of funding. This is where the role of chief innovation or strategy officer becomes important.Particularly in healthcare, there is a need to promote and strengthen the functions of chief innovation... Read more

Health Management

Leading the way in patient healthcare portals

2018 25 Jan

There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to patient portals. With the European Commission's eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 for wide digital health implementation in the works, sundhed.dk explains how to make a success of a health data portal.Can you summarise the current work and objectives of sundhed.dk?sundhed.dk works according to the overall national... Read more

Health Management

Let's change before we have to

2018 25 Jan

The race is on to implement technology effectively for improved liaising and better health outcomes.Health technology can change healthcare but only with implementation of basics such as collaboration, communication and easy exchange, combined with transformation of some traditional workflows. AirBNB, TripAdvisor, Uber, OpenTable, WhatsApp and many... Read more