Search Tag: Risk Management

Health Management

Quality and safety: the role of the board

2018 20 Feb

A new framework for active involvement A new framework from Health Service Executive supports hospitals in aim to improve care quality and safety. As hospitals try to drive rapid improvement, boards have an opportunity and a responsibility to make better quality of care the organisation’s top priority. This critical partnership between... Read more

IT Management

Medical device risk management

2017 12 Sep

These days the use of many medical devices requires them to connect or interact with other devices or IT systems. That's why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants device manufacturers to make safe connectivity a central part of their design process. Manufacturers need to provide a "reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness" for their interoperable... Read more

IT Management

2017 31 Jul

What would you remove from current business training and education, what would you replace it with and why?   I would replace the outdated leadership and ethics courses with a cybersecurity and ethical leadership course, which would reframe the business world and provide the definitions for the new normality. Risk management education would... Read more

IT Management

Risk Management: Cybersecurity

2017 04 Jul

A cyberattack does not occur spontaneously for it requires some planning and preparation. These attacks make use of a variety of techniques, including methods of social engineering, and they are prepared stealthily and a long time in advance, says IT security expert Stefan Rass, associate professor at the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI),... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare's Risk Management Challenges

2017 14 Jun

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act and its replacement bill (American Health Care Act) hanging in the balance, this poses a risk to hospitals and other healthcare organisations. "It’s hard to plan around unknowns and the future of both laws is presently uncertain. The risk is that large areas of reimbursement will change and regardless of how... Read more

Health Management

Patient Safety & Risk Management

2016 25 Aug

In recent years patient safety and risk management have ‏become important topics of debate at different levels of ‏healthcare throughout Europe so that where there is one, ‏the other is also found.   In this article we will bring these topics together, putting ‏them in the context of the Input-Management-Processes- ‏Outcomes (IMPO ) model,... Read more

Health Management

A Closer Look At Financial Performance in Healthcare

2016 25 Aug

MANAGING COSTS, RISK, AND FINANCING TO CREATE AN ECONOMICALLY SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS Healthcare providers around the world face resource shortages, economic and regulatory uncertainty, and increasing market volatility. Trends such as alternative compensation models and public-private partnerships are leading people to rethink established business... Read more

Executive Health Management

EAHM IMPO Workshop 2016

2016 17 Nov

The European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) has been founded in 1970 under French law. It is the umbrella association for 28 leading hospital management associations in 25 European countries representing over 16,000 individual members. The EAHM serves explicitly and exclusively the public interest. It does not pursue any political, economical... Read more

IMAGING Management

McKesson Appoints Kathy McElligott to Executive Vice President, Chief Information and CTO

2015 22 Jun

McKesson Corporation has announced that Kathy McElligott has been appointed to executive vice president and chief information (CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO) effective  July 20 . McElligott comes to McKesson from Emerson where she served as CIO since 2010 and managed Emerson’s information technology strategy and information security for... Read more