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Health Management

Quality and safety in radiology

2018 20 Feb

New book to provide a roadmap for optimisation In a soon-to-be released book, experts offer their knowledge and guidance for optimising quality and safety in radiological practice. Summer 2018 will see the release of a monograph edited by Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach and Prof. Giles Boland. Quality and Safety in Imaging provides a roadmap for... Read more

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

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 5, 2017

2017 09 Nov

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Health Management

Building a new culture of safety

2017 09 Nov

Providing employees with the right environment and skills   Human factors such as authority gradients are important barriers to safety event reporting in healthcare and warrant implementation of specific countermeasures and cultural change.   Introduction   Safety event reporting is the cornerstone of all quality assurance and improvement efforts.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improving the efficiency and safety of regional anaesthesia with point-of-care ultrasound

2017 27 Sep

Dr Jim Corcoran carries out an ultrasound scan using the SonoSite instrument Ultrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. Jim Corcoran, consultant neuroanaesthetist and clinical director for perioperative... Read more

Executive Health Management

Safety culture

2017 12 Sep

Creating a culture of safety within an organisation will have more chance of being successful when its leadership is totally involved. This has been shown by the experiences of Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston and the Seattle-based Virginia Mason Health System. Clinical representation on the board of directors is critical for a health system... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

2017 16 Mar

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality and Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Pronovost is a leading authority on patient safety and developed a scientifically... Read more

Executive Health Management

IFHE-EU 2017

2017 29 May

Welcome to Bologna in MAY 2017 For the 7th European Congress for International Federation of Hospital Engineering The SIAIS  (Italian Society of Architecture and Engineering for Healthcare) association of Italian Hospital Engineering is proud to organize the 7th Congress of IFHE-EU, the bi-annual conference of IFHE Europe, the European branch... Read more

IT Management

New Alliance Aims to Improve mHealth App Use

2017 10 Jan

Mobile health apps and devices (e.g., wearables) are useful tools for people to take control over their own health and wellness. As more of these mHealth apps become available, the issue of whether these digital tools are being used properly comes to the fore. Luckily, a new alliance has been formed primarily to improve the safety and effectiveness... Read more