Search Tag: Patient-centred

ICU Management

Future Strategies in Sedation and Analgesia

2020 15 Jan

From massive sedation in the past, through current patient-centred sedation protocols, the future may further improve sedation in the ICU. Introduction The concepts for an optimal sedation in the intensive care unit (ICU) should include: Definition of the optimal depth of sedation; The need for agents with on/off effects; The... Read more

Executive Health Management

Top 9 Hospital Management Tips

2019 29 Aug

Effective management is the key to success for any business and the same can be said for the management of hospital systems. Here we explore the top nine management tips to running your hospital successfully.   1) Training of Hospital Staff  New staff introduced to the hospital must be competent hospital managers. Hospital staff should be encouraged... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 12 Jun

Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients.   From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... Read more

IMAGING Management

Teaching Communication Skills to Radiology Residents

2017 24 Jan

Communication skills are essential core competencies that have been associated with improved health outcomes and enhanced satisfaction with care. According to researchers, a communication skills workshop using the experiential learning approach was helpful in improving radiology residents' ability to communicate effectively and resolve conflict in... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View

2016 30 Nov

Professor Guidet has been a university medical professor since 1997. He is a member of the research unit INSERM U1136 at the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), the French public organization entirely dedicated to biological, medical and public health research.   Guidet is past President (2008 – 2010) of the French... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient-Centered Care: Building the Connected Healthcare Enterprise

2016 06 Apr

CIOs and Health IT Leaders Talk Integration, Interoperability and Images INTRODUCTION Clinical studies have long proven that patient-centered care reduces variability, improves quality in clinical practice and patient outcomes and reduces cost. This is the shared goal of healthcare’s Triple Aim: Simultaneously improving the health of... Read more

IT Management

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

2015 11 Dec

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer and more efficient care. However, exam room computing is challenging and there is growing evidence that it can be a threat to patient safety. There is an urgent need to develop and implement patient-centric,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Kidney Disease Management with Remote Consultation

2015 09 Nov

Use of telemedicine has proved to be effective in managing patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego, California. Telenephrology (web-based consultation) is essentially equal to conventional in-person care for managing the disease, and may even be superior for visit compliance, researchers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

2015 27 Oct

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia and pain relief options after receiving "decision aids" in the form of informational brochures. The results were presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ® 2015 annual meeting held in San Diego, California. Surgery... Read more