Search Tag: Skills

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

Cardiology Management

A Value-Based Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

2019 26 Aug

Enhancing Atrial Fibrillation Procedure Flow Garners Profound Results   One year ago, Health Management published Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership . The article outlined the bold ambitions of Oslo University Hospital – a leading center in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) – to expand access and enhance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

2019 26 Aug

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could help to reduce risks and generate economic benefits?   Introduction   Intravenous administration of fluids and drugs is an important part of patient care for the critically ill. However, the contamination of infusion solutions by particles is a largely unknown and underestimated... Read more

Health Management

Person-centred approaches: a new core skills training framework

2017 19 Sep

Colin Wright, Framework Development Manager at Skills for Health, provides guidance and key points for best practice when implementing and using a new Core Skills training framework.   In the summer, Skills for Health released a brand-new Core Skills Education and Training Framework called Person- Centred Approaches. The framework aims to distil... Read more

ICU Management

Intra-Osseous Access in Adults: An Indispensable Tool

2016 19 Apr

Intra-osseous (IO) infusion is an indispensable tool in life-threatening situations that can be learned quickly and easily, according to a systematic review published in Critical Care .   The review, by Franck Petipas, MD, of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and the Laboratory of Anatomy, Biomechanics and Simulation, University... Read more

Executive Health Management

OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed

2016 21 Mar

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), according to the latest report by the economic group. The report suggests that countries should now reform their training and employment strategies to better respond to people’s changing... Read more

IT Management

Pinpoint Hidden Talent

2016 18 Feb

Organisations work hard to recruit the best talent. They put out compelling recruitment ads and hiring managers scrutinise applicants' resumes for indicators of the right skills and experience. Once people are hired, however, the details of their backgrounds are easily forgotten. This phenomenon is referred to as "resumenesia", a malady causing massive... Read more

Executive Health Management

Corruption Influences Migration of Skilled Workers

2013 20 May

Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers report the authors of a new study published in EMBO reports. Qualified workers are in demand in many countries around the world. They are internationally mobile and have the flexibility to take on new challenges. However, if the exodus of skilled workers... Read more