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Executive Health Management

Trust in Healthcare Declines Amongst US Doctors, Patients During Pandemic

2021 31 May

Physicians and patients report a loss of trust in the U.S. healthcare system since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and doctors’ trust in healthcare organisation leadership also lowered according to a recent survey. However, health consumers’ trust in doctors themselves has generally has held steady during the pandemic, and physician respondents... Read more

Executive Health Management

2015-2016 Best Hospitals Report

2015 24 Jul

U.S. News & World Report has released the 26th edition of the Best Hospitals rankings, which are based on consumer-friendly data and information on nearly 5,000 medical centres nationwide. The Best Hospitals methodology measures patient volume, patient safety, risk-adjusted survival rates and adequacy of nurse staffing, among other care-related factors.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why Most Clinicians Work While Sick

2015 11 Jul

A recent study shows that many physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician assistants, report to work while being sick despite recognising this can put patients at risk. In a survey of attending physicians and APCs at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, respondents reported... Read more

IT Management

Survey: Increasing Use of Health IT Among Doctors

2015 19 May

Physicians have become more proficient with electronic health records (EHRs) and are increasingly using healthcare IT functions that help them provide quality patient care. These are among the key findings of Accenture's latest online survey covering 2,619 doctors in Australia, Brazil, England, Norway, Singapore and the U.S.   Doctors' routine use... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Well Do We Know Doctors?

2014 23 Dec

In the BMJ's weekly quiz for doctors, 50 respondents were asked to define their personality. The results reveal a wide choice of adjectives related to their working style, their personality, and their attitude among others. The most popular adjectives included competitive, committed, conscientious, determined, driven, exacting, hardworking, obsessional,... Read more