Search Tag: crisis management

Health Management

Battle to be Won by Virtue

2020 03 Aug

Healthcare workers around the world are overburdened, exhausted and anxious. But some of them take the time to sit back and reflect on what is happening. One such person, a leading expert at the COVID-19 reference hospital in Cyprus, talks about the feelings during the pandemic and the meaning of virtue in the face of a crisis.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 09 Jul

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... Read more

ICU Management

Hospital Preparedness During COVID-19

2020 08 Jul

One of the biggest challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the delivery of mass critical care. SARS-CoV-2 has put a significant strain on intensive care in most countries across the globe. This has become even more of a challenge because of a lack of staff and essential supplies. It is evident that in order to better cope with such a challenging... Read more

Executive Health Management

Preparing Staff for Crises

2020 11 May

Summary: Staff management during critical times can be and often is very challenging. Therefore, there is a need to learn new processes, acquire new skills/information and use new approaches. A veteran nursing expert talks about how you train, inform and support your staff to achieve the best possible outcomes during a crisis.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 24 Mar

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... Read more

Health Management

Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

2018 20 Feb

Opportunities and challenges Tips and pointers from FutureLearn trainer on optimal use of social media for crisis management, patient engagement and preventive healthcare. How important is it that healthcare engages in social media practice? What about social media is most challenging for healthcare organisations? In this era of information... Read more