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Health Management

Competency: Is It the Wonder ‘Drug’? Part 2

2021 19 Mar

In the first part of this article (Berger et al. 2021), we started by defining competency and then discussed burnout, competency acquisition and the link between competency and retention. We also did a comparison between Europe and the United States. This article will delve further into competency and why management should be interested in competency... Read more

Health Management

Big Intelligently Efficient Opportunity that Can Unlock Better Outcomes and Experience of Care

2020 30 Nov

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the dedication of our global health systems. It has also helped inspire new thinking on how to address the key challenges that have been facing healthcare for many years. Empowering a new climate of quality care that is guided by insight to benefit both providers and patients, will create a system as healthy... Read more

Health Management

Restoring Healthcare to Its Purpose

2020 30 Nov

Healthcare leaders around the world and in Europe in particular are increasingly interested in high value care, or value-based healthcare, with many aiming to implement, or already implementing the model in their work. Dr Christina Åkerman is part to many prominent organisations and initiatives in this field. In 2020, she has been keynote speaker... Read more

Health Management

Digital Health Diplomacy in Chained Globalised Health Context

2020 30 Nov

There cannot be a global approach to diseases and health promotion without a tremendous effort to create links. Interoperability of people, processes and information systems is crucial for this purpose. I advance a concept of Digital Health Diplomacy as concentrated international efforts towards supranational interoperability in eHealth/Digital... Read more

Executive Health Management

Let’s Talk About High-Value Care

2020 27 Nov

Several experts from Dell Medical School, Santeon, Diabeter Nederland and Erasmus MC gathered on 26 November to discuss the challenges of high-value care (HVC) during the ongoing EIT Health Summit Series.   You might also like: New Era in High Value Care in Europe   The session focussed on three main HVC areas: outcomes; incentives... Read more

Executive Health Management

Clinical Education During COVID-19

2020 25 Nov

The pandemic has changed the way care is delivered, with clinical staff fighting an unknown disease, others being assigned to previously unfamiliar areas, and medical students being involved as workforce. To adapt, clinical educators must change their ways of working and develop new methods of training delivery. The clinical education team at... Read more

IT Management

From ‘IT Department’ to ‘Digital Team’: Practical Steps

2020 09 Nov

For many health providers, digital transformation is a challenging multidimensional task, but it always starts with an enabled digital team. Several leading U.K. organisations have developed a guide to help leaders facilitate creation and support of such teams.   You might also like: How To Manage a Remote Healthcare Team   The... Read more

Health Management

New Care Delivery Paradigms

2020 22 Oct

The added value of shifting traditional inpatient surgeries to outpatient ambulatory care centres In 2014-2015, under increasing financial pressure, the inpatient hospital beds at ‘Clinique de la Basilique’ (Basilique Clinic) were converted and adapted for outpatient care. Despite challenges, the clinic succeeded in... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to Motivate Your Team to Accept Innovation: A Case Study

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Introducing innovative equipment to an established hospital department may seem like a challenge, and often is one. But the implications can be minimal if a proper management culture is in place and the staff is motivated to succeed. Head of a radiology department shares his experience of one such project. As a community hospital,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding bad communication

2019 22 Feb

Deter defensiveness, solve problems Chris Argyris’ insights on bad communication and defensiveness are the building blocks for organisational communication. A celebrated business theorist, Chris Argyris (1923-2013) was James Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Harvard Business School. His concepts form... Read more