Search Tag: efficiency

IT Management

Do AI-Friendly Chiefs Lead More Successful Organisations?

2019 20 Jun

A report published by Deep Knowledge Analytics shows that AI-Friendly chiefs are more likely to help drive their organisation to success.   Researchers did a deep dive with 50 pharma and tech corporations and discovered that when CEOs and board members embraced AI, it indicated R&D efficiency and the likelihood of more success in drug discovery.... Read more

IT Management

Improving care and outcomes with Machine Learning

2019 06 Mar

  Amazon Web Services (AWS) is supporting machine learning in patient care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) with an academic research grant.   With a range of AWS machine learning services, the Harvard Medical School -affiliated teaching hospital will explore new ways that the technology can enhance clinical care,... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI powers radiologists

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary Artificial intelligence ( AI ) is clearly the new trend in automation. This article, "The AI-powered radiologist" , authored by Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio , a radiologist at the Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Universitario de A Coruña (Spain), highlights the advances in AI technology that will propel a revolution in... Read more

Executive Health Management

How can automation improve outpatient care while reducing costs?

2019 21 Jan

The new role of hospitals and the triple aim challenge Rather than being an unaffordable luxury, automation can quickly deliver an impressive return on investment. The list of advanced technology and automation in healthcare is growing, from using Amazon Echoes to provide adult social care (paconsulting.com/ou... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiology efficiency: from burnout to wellbeing

2018 11 Dec

Radiologists burnout at a higher average rate then doctors that practice in all other medical specialities. There are a variety of factors that lead to symptoms of burnout in the medical profession but for radiologists the major cause is the extreme pressure to do more in less time. Coupled with bureaucratic workload routine, a decreasing sense of... Read more

Executive Health Management

Is your lab demonstrating its true value?

2018 22 Sep

Today’s clinical laboratory faces increased patient volumes, a rise in chronic illnesses and more educated patients demanding real-time information — all leading to rising costs. As a result, laboratories are often an easy target for budget cuts because decision makers are focused more on cost instead of total value. Solutions, such as headcount... Read more

Executive Health Management

5 ways to reduce staff turnover

2018 01 May

Job satisfaction has often been equated with efficiency and productivity in the workplace. So what makes employees happy and successful at work? They need fair compensation, a safe environment, support from managers, empowerment to do their jobs the right way, time off to recharge, etc. The same is true for healthcare workers. In a recent blog post,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Research Improves Hospital Efficiency, Length of Stay, Healthcare Costs

2017 11 Jun

According to a study by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the IE Business School, public hospitals that generate more scientific publications are more efficient at attending patients. Findings of the study are published in the journal Research Policy. Study researchers also analysed the reduction in health care costs that could be associated... Read more

Executive Health Management

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

2017 17 Mar

  Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional... Read more

IT Management

Better Alert Management Needed for EHRs

2016 21 Mar

Interoperability has its advantages with information sharing across networks helping improve efficiency in patient care. But it also comes as no surprise that there are also costs to being connected as has been shown by a study on emails connected to Electronics health Records (EHRs) Researchers in Texas undertook a study on email overload and found... Read more