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Health Management

Quality and safety: the role of the board

2018 20 Feb

A new framework for active involvementA 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 broadly-focused executive... 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

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.“We have... 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 and... 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, new anti-cancer... Read more

Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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Health Management

Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwined: Rambam Health Care Campus

2016 13 Nov

RAMBAM HEALTH CARE CAMPUS   The philosophy at Rambam Health Care is medicine, technology and humanity intertwined. Please explain.   Rambam is a very uniquely positioned hospital. It started in 1938 as a hospital for patients, founded by the British mandatory regime, and has grown to be a major academic hospital that includes the Faculty of Medicine of... Read more

Executive Health Management

Vietnamese Prime Minister honours VK hospital projects

2016 19 Aug

The Vietnamese Prime Minster, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, visited the project sites of Bach Mai 2 and Viet Duc 2 Hospitals in Phu Ly City, Ha Nam Province, last Saturday, 5th August. These two VK designed 1,000 bed hospitals are part of the Vietnamese Ministry of Health’s programme to provide higher quality hospital facilities for the people of Hanoi and northern... Read more

ICU Management

Cardiac Arrest Centres - the Fourth Link

2016 01 Aug

Treatment of cardiac arrest out of hospital has improved over the last few years. Unlike other acute conditions such as trauma few countries have implemented a regional system of cardiac arrest centres.In their review, Eldar Søreide, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway and Michael Busch, Department... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMS Hospital Star Ratings Preview

2016 26 Jul

The CMS ratings agency has released information on distribution of star ratings on hospital quality ahead of release of publishing much-anticipated overall ratings. The agency said it hoped to clarify how all kinds of hospitals can show varying quality as shown by star ratings.The CMS also said it hoped to “address any questions or concerns about the... Read more