Search Tag: Patient-centred

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

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

Executive Health Management

5 Hospital Benefits of Patient-Centred Care

2015 09 Jun

The patient-centred care model benefits patients who become more empowered and receive better care. More than a trend, industry experts and policy advocates everywhere have touted it as the strategy that will fix the healthcare system once and for all, according to Richard Kimball Jr., a financial executive with deep proficiency in the healthcare industry... Read more

Executive Health Management

National Recognition For Nationwide Children’s Hospital

2015 16 Mar

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centred processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced. Nationwide Children’s achieved Level 3 standards, the highest... Read more

Executive Health Management

High-Earning MDs: Fewer Patients, More Procedures

2014 12 Dec

A UCLA study has shown for the first time that higher-earning physicians make more money by ordering more procedures and services per patient, rather than by seeing more patients. This "very surprising" finding may not be in the best interest of patients, according to a research letter published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine . Researchers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Philips and Russia’s MEDSI Enter Healthcare Technology Partnership

2014 27 Jan

Philips and Russia’s largest network of private clinics sign MOU for strategic partnership Royal Philips and MEDSI, Russia’s largest network of private clinics, have announced a strategic partnership to develop a clinical network aimed at providing efficient medical care in Russia.  MEDSI president Alexey Chupin, and Peter Vullinghs, CEO... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pharmaceutical Innovation Must Align with Patient Needs, Says New Report

2013 18 Jul

For the first time, more people in European Union (EU) countries are aged over 65 years than under 15 years. Much of the rest of the world, including low-and middle-income countries, is moving in a similar direction. A new WHO report calls for pharmaceutical researchers to adjust their research and development work to take account of this shift.... Read more