Search Tag: Policy

IT Management

Can Software Improve Compliance?

2015 04 Sep

Healthcare providers deal with numerous requirements from different regulatory bodies, and having a policy management system can help them stay up to date on these requirements and improve compliance. By automating policy management, hospitals can save time and money, as well as reduce risk, according to Saud Juman, CEO and founder of PolicyMedical,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Mergers: Managing Staff Expectations to Sustain Job Satisfaction

2015 25 Jan

Hospital mergers began in the UK in the late 1990s to deal with underperformance. Despite their prevalence, there is a lack of research on how such organisational changes affect job satisfaction levels and potentially compromise the quality of healthcare services provided. A recent study about the impact of hospital mergers on employee satisfaction aimed... Read more

Cardiology Management

Ensuring Patient Access to Guideline-Based Therapies

2014 17 Nov

Misalignment between evidence-informed clinical care guideline recommendations and reimbursement policies has created care gaps that lead to suboptimal outcomes for patients denied access to guideline-based therapies. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AFib) is discussed as an example in a study which appears in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Book Ties Community Wellness To National Health

2014 11 Jul

Faculty from the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences have published a book which provides a guide for interpreting how leaders, laws and innovation affect public health. The book also addresses the impact of poverty as a predictor of a nation’s wellness. Population Health -- Management, Policy and Technology, First... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Implementation of ICU Infection Control Practices Inconsistent

2014 30 Jan

According to a new study, the largest of its kind, U.S. hospital intensive care units (ICUs) show uneven compliance with infection prevention policies. The findings are published in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC),A... Read more

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