Search Tag: decision-making

Executive Health Management

Supporting Diagnostic and Therapeutic Decision-Making Along the Patient Pathway

2020 09 Mar

Making the right decisions, patient by patient, day by day is at the core of what every healthcare provider must do. These decisions often have to be made fast, under the pressure of extremely high workload, complex bureaucracy and long working hours. Quick and easy access to information is critical here, and digitalization can contribute... Read more

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3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

2016 07 Feb

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another. A Viewpoint article appearing in JAMA discusses how implementation science can be used as a framework for planning innovations in healthcare delivery. 1. A Framework Based on Implementation Science Implementation... Read more

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Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

2015 27 Oct

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia and pain relief options after receiving "decision aids" in the form of informational brochures. The results were presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ® 2015 annual meeting held in San Diego, California. Surgery... Read more