Search Tag: Patients

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

Change content default value Read more

ICU Management

Establishing a relationship of trust and care

2018 16 Mar

The chaplain is a resource of ethically competent support and a compassionate caring presence for patients, families and ICU staff. An admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) is often a traumatic experience for both patients and families. Although members of the critical care team are specially trained to provide care and treatment requiring... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

2018 13 Mar

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology service, according to a study carried out at a private Swiss radiology clinic. Andreas Gutzeit, MD , of Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne presented the research at the European Congress of Radiology, which was held... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 2, 2018

2018 20 Feb

Change content default value Read more

Health Management

Happy staff, safe patients

2018 20 Feb

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu.  Leading NHS medical director, Dr. Umesh Prabhu on what a hospital can do to improve patient safety – yesterday. Patient safety is a critical area of focus for all healthcare institutions, requiring involvement from all levels, from the board to individual staff members on the frontline, Dr Umesh Prabhu,... Read more

Health Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 25 Jan

Change content default value Read more

Health Management

The lab of the future

2018 25 Jan

T e c h n o l o g y i s ch a n g i n g t h e f a ce o f m e d i c a l l a bo r a t o r y o p er a t i o n.   As healthca r e t echnology advan c es, medical labo r atories need to k eep   ahead of th e... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

Change content default value Read more

Health Management

Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

2017 21 Aug

Patient-centric healthcare has come strongly into focus in recent years. Efforts by healthcare organisations to be more patient-centred include a range of measures, such as patient councils and feedback sessions. Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, which is part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has pioneered patient mentoring of executives. HealthManagement... Read more

ICU Management

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

2017 28 May

Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many initiatives have begun focusing their care around patients and their medical conditions. This requires focusing on patient value (Porter and Teisberg 2006). When focusing on value for patients, a few challenges may arise. Firstly, the meaning of value for patients varies widely among... Read more