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Executive Health Management

The whole patient? The whole person

2018 07 Nov

I am myself and my circumstances (Ortega y Gasset). Patients are people when they leave the doctor´s office. They live a life, have jobs and families. Taking a whole person approach is the only way forward to face today´s and tomorrow´s healthcare challenges. Why is talking about the whole person relevant today in healthcare? Let’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?

2018 07 Nov

What is the potential for a more rounded healthcare approach? If we want to implement the WHO definition of health, we need to build people-centred care and service systems that we will evaluate the patient as a whole. In 1948, the World Health Organization defined the concept of health as follows: “A state of complete physical, mental... Read more

Executive Health Management

Measuring Patient Engagement

2018 07 Nov

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the issues and opportunities in quantifying patient engagement in pharma. It is an exciting time to be a member of the ‘patient economy’. For close to a decade pharma has worked relentlessly – sometimes seeming to run in circles – chasing the ‘perfect’ infrastructure to implement... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven steps to the ‘Perfect Patient Information Journey’

2018 07 Nov

Leadership comes first. High-quality patient information is crucial to the success of personalised care. Leadership from the management team is critical in embedding patient information throughout patient pathways. Why should healthcare managers make patient information a priority when there are so many other pressing items... Read more

Executive Health Management

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

2018 26 Sep

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently time is something which physicians and staff can never have enough of.  "Making the most of this time and communicating well is key," says Matt Eventoff, a communication and messaging strategist and founder... Read more

Executive Health Management

Meet your new designer: the patient

2018 31 Jul

Unlike providers who only see the care that they're directly engaged in, the patient sees “the big picture” of care – from the diagnosis to treatment of an ailment, including (outpatient) support services. This kind of experience gives patients a different view on what happens in hospitals and other health services. And their "insights” can be... Read more

Executive Health Management

General Data Protection Regulation and healthcare

2018 23 May

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders? The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving... 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... 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

Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more