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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

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Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Are rankings the best way to determine healthcare systems?

2018 25 Jan

Uncovering the truth behind healthcare rankings.World healthcare rankings have been published since 2000 but have they made any difference? This article reviews the literature available and focuses on the media’s attention to the latest rankings issued in 2017. When it comes to healthcare, we just adore and perhaps relate easily to league tables stating... Read more

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Amit N. Thakker

2018 25 Jan

Top Quote from Blog: Healthcare Revolution in Africa through Public-Private Partnerships. "A successful investment is not defined solely by financial input, but also by additional critical factors such as collaborations, robust frameworks and policies, scalable economies, targeted opportunities for development, and effective resources, that would bring... Read more

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Angela Maas

2018 25 Jan

Top Quote from Blog: Why I'm a Cardiofeminist."In the Netherlands around 75% of medical students are women, but what we hear from the female students here and in other countries is that the atmosphere that cardiology departments have, the macho behaviour that is still hanging around, means that they don’t want to work there for the rest of their lives.... Read more