Search Tag: Hospitals

Cardiology Management

Cardiovascular outcomes at top-ranked vs. nonranked hospitals

2018 06 Dec

A new study conducted by the US News & World Report (USNWR) top-ranked hospitals in terms of cardiovascular care and patient outcomes and compared them to nonranked hospitals.  The objective of the study was to determine whether USNWR top-ranked hospitals performed better than nonranked hospitals. The performance measures that were evaluated... Read more

ICU Management

Noise pollution in hospitals a growing problem

2018 19 Nov

Noise levels in hospitals regularly exceed international recommendations, and the problem is getting worse, according to an editorial in the BMJ by a research team from King's College London and the University of the Arts London (UAL). You might also like : Music room soundproofing to reduce hospital noise Excessive noise can impact patients'... Read more

Health Management

Medical errors: is prevention possible?

2018 21 Aug

How the Patient Safety Movement is striving for zero preventable deaths by 2020 A patient death is distressing enough, but when the cause is a lack of hospital safety culture and it could have been prevented, healthcare needs to act. Now. A health crisis across the globe is claiming over 4.8 million lives every year. It’s devastating... Read more

Executive Health Management

Managed equipment services can be boon for emerging market health

2018 23 May

Solving the waste issue of unused equipment in African hospitals Managed Equipment Services (MES) is an innovative way of tackling the problem of wasted medical equipment stock in sub-Saharan Africa. In healthcare, the private sector is increasingly working with governments to address the needs of health systems. This collaboration... Read more

Health Management

Quality and safety: the role of the board

2018 20 Feb

A new framework for active involvement A new framework from Health Service Executive supports hospitals in aim to improve care quality and safety. As hospitals try to drive rapid improvement, boards have an opportunity and a responsibility to make better quality of care the organisation’s top priority. This critical partnership between... Read more

Health Management

Let's change before we have to

2018 25 Jan

T h e r ac e i s o n t o i m p l e m e n t t e c h n o l o g y e f f e c t i v e l y f or i m p r ov e d l i a i s i n g a n d b e t t e r h e a l t h o u t c o m e s. Healt h technolog y ca n chang e healthcar... Read more

IMAGING Management

Swedish veterinary chain orders Sectra cloud-based PACS to achieve unified solution for all images

2018 10 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has signed a contract with Evidensia Sweden to deliver its solution for reviewing medical images, Sectra PACS . Evidensia is replacing its multiple IT solutions for imaging with a single solution in order to increase efficiency and collaboration across 54 hospitals and clinics.... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Cost of Hospital Violence

2017 08 Aug

Healthcare workers are at significant risk for workplace violence. Data shows that between 2011 and 2013, nearly 75 percent of workplace assaults took place in healthcare settings. This is among the risks that hospitals need to plan for. A new report shows that providers spend billions of dollars preparing for and responding to violence both inside... Read more

Health Management

Hospital Finance: Managing in the Current Financial Climate

2017 07 May

Alternative financing at hospital level can make a difference. In an environment of budget cuts and increasing pressure on healthcare services how does your hospital cope?   In Belgium, and also I think globally, governments and other payers will not be able to keep up with expensive needs, such as an ageing population, personalised medicine,... Read more

Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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