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The right way to appraise staff performance

2018 23 Jan

Hospitals need not wait for yearly performance reviews to give feedback and assessments to physicians and other medical staff. There are instances when giving feedback in real time is necessary so that medical professionals realise the urgency or importance of implementing the suggestions for the benefit of patients. According to experts, feedback... Read more

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Back to School: Report Card Feedback Effective for Training Surgeons?

2015 22 Dec

One-on-one feedback and written report cards are effective tools for helping surgery residents do better in preventing dangerous blood clots among hospitalised patients, according to a new Johns Hopkins study published in Annals of Surgery . Researchers explain that the feedback strategy was designed to enhance the use of correct therapy in surgery... Read more

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The Show Must Go On?

2015 29 Sep

A paper published in the journal Organizational Dynamics provides a leadership learning framework developed as a result of the authors' research with Broadway producers. This framework will enable individuals to develop personal leadership learning strategies as well as encourage organisations to provide opportunities that foster effective leadership... Read more

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Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

2015 30 Aug

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting changes in behaviour to improve surgical practice and teamwork, according to a new study published online by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Researchers at Ariadne Labs, Boston, applied multi-source... Read more

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Shadowing Improves Patient Care Experience

2015 29 Apr

Understanding every moment of the patient and family experience in their journeys through a healthcare system — from parking in the hospital garage to being treated in the ICU — is key to achieving patient-centred care. This is the philosophy behind a novel quality improvement programme implemented at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).... Read more

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Online Physician Profiles Include Patient Feedback

2015 21 Feb

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) has begun adding the results of patient surveys to the profiles of individual physicians on its website ( www.rush.edu ). Rush has added the patient evaluation scores to about 100 physician profiles since the beginning of 2015 and expects to reach approximately 180 in all. The profiles appear on the site’s... Read more