Search Tag: collaboration

ICU Management

Standards for Healthy Critical Care Work Environments Updated

2016 28 Mar

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has announced the publication of the 2nd edition of its Standards for Establishing and Sustaining Healthy Work Environments. The standards, first published in 2005, identified previously discounted systemic behaviours that can result in unsafe conditions, and focus on the human factor. The Association... Read more

IT Management

Need ideas? Take a Walk in the Woods

2016 25 Feb

Creating a more idea- and innovation-friendly culture within an organisation can help to facilitate change that leads to improved work processes and overall performance. However, the quest for the best idea may lead to conflict or disagreement between individuals. Consider this example: It's time to acquire an electronic medical record system, and one... Read more

IT Management

Text Service Helps Care Coordination

2015 27 Jul

Athenahealth's new secure text messaging service "athenaText" makes coordination within care teams easier and faster — which contributes to improved patient care. Integrated with athenahealth’s cloud-based EHR platform, athenaText is available free to the more than one million healthcare professionals on the athenahealth network.The service is accessible... Read more

Executive Health Management

Management Innovation at HOPE AGORA 2015

2015 09 Jun

Healthcare management innovation in the fields of patient care, clinical work, nursing, human resources and information systems were high on the agenda at the thirty fourth European Hospital and Healthcare Federation Agora (HOPE AGORA) congress held in Warsaw on the first two days of June. Held on the theme of “Hospitals 2020: hospitals of the future,... Read more

IT Management

Pharma CMOs Slow to Realise Potential of Digital Health Movement

2015 09 Mar

A survey conducted by Accenture reveals that only a third of chief marketing officers (CMOs) in the pharmaceutical industry view IT as a strategic partner to business objectives. Compared to other industries like banking and retail, the C-suite executives of pharmaceutical companies are less likely to collaborate, and CIOs are far more likely than CMOs... Read more

Executive Health Management

Collaboration Improves Medical Students’ Diagnostic Accuracy

2015 20 Jan

Medical students are more accurate in selecting a correct diagnosis for simulated patient cases when they work in pairs, according to new research from Berlin, Germany. Collaboration improves error correction, bridges gaps in knowledge, and decreases flawed reasoning, the study suggests. The findings are reported in the January 20 issue of JAMA.Colleagues... Read more

Health Management

An Experience in Teleradiology:

2013 28 Nov

A Canadian Solution for Collaboration and Quality Assurance in RadiologyAuthors Dr. Nadine Koff President and Co-founder RealTime Medical Toronto Ontario, Canada [email protected]   Prof. David A. Koff Co-founder RealTimeMedical, Associate Professor and Chair Department of Radiology, McMaster University Radiologist-in-Chief Diagnostic... Read more

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