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Executive Health Management

Addressing Consumer Needs in Hospitals

2015 15 Dec

Findings of a new survey show that healthcare organisations do not have sufficient understanding of consumer needs nor effective strategies to meet those needs. The survey was conducted with an unidentified number of hospital and health system executives. Ninety-six percent of the respondents said that understanding patients as consumers is very important... Read more

Health Management

2014 21 Oct

Rainer Herzog is an expert in e- and mHealth. He has more than twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical technology and ICT industries.  Herzog is currently the Managing Director of HIMSS Europe GmbH, a cause based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS was founded in 1961 and... Read more

IT Management

Study: Clinical Leadership Vital to IT Adoption and Competency

2014 03 Jun

Healthcare organisations, which adopt new information technology (IT), should rely on clinical leaders with technical informatics and IT project management skills for its successful implementation, according to a study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics. Process improvements and quality care ultimately depend on the attentive... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Mergers: Managing Complex Change in a Complex Environment

2011 10 Oct

Hospital mergers are an increasingly common phenomenon in the healthcare sector but how can we successfully manage such radical changes? (E)Hospital spoke to Dr. Soki Choi, a consultant, teacher and researcher from the Karolinska Institute to find out more about the topic. Dr. Choi performed an extensive study of the flagship merger of two Swedish university... Read more

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