Search Tag: budget

ICU Management

ISICEM18: What you need to know about ICU cost control

2018 27 Mar

Controlling ICU costs requires good interdisciplinary communication and optimised resource allocation and use. It does not mean that patient outcomes will be compromised.Taking on budgeting can be daunting, but there are key points to bear in mind, according to Jukka Takala, professor of Intensive Care Medicine in the University of Bern, Switzerland,... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity on a Budget

2017 01 Aug

Budgetary constraints often make it difficult for some hospitals to protect highly sensitive health information. But infosec experts say organisations just have to be creative to find the best approach to meeting security needs in the absence of a bigger budget. One option is to get a vendor who is able to recommend the needed technology and other security... Read more

Executive Health Management

From “Basket-Case” To Top Hospital

2014 02 Jun

When Circle Holdings took over the 40 million-pound debt of Hinchingbrooke Hospital in the town of Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in 2012, it was the first time a private firm had stepped in to manage a struggling NHS hospital. Two years into the 10-year deal, the facility’s deficit has been reduced and it is expected to break even in 2014.'Dysfunctional'... Read more

Executive Health Management

Accenture: 33% of European Hospitals Report Operating Losses

2014 10 Apr

Accenture’s recent ‘European Hospital Rating Report’ has conducted an in-depth review of the 2011 financial statements from more than 1,500 public and privately owned hospitals hospitals across Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Norway, and Switzerland. In Spain only private hospitals were included, as sufficient public hospital data... Read more