Search Tag: multidisciplinary teams

IMAGING Management

Step Away from the Reading Room to Show Value

2016 21 Nov

In the era of value-based patient-centred healthcare, one way for radiologists to demonstrate value beyond radiology reporting is to take part in multidisciplinary tumour boards (MTBs), say Michele D, Lesslie and Jay R. Parikh, from the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, writing in Academic Radiology... Read more

Cardiology Management

Team Care Has Good Evidence

2016 30 Aug

The focus of the European Society of Cardiology Congress (ESC) is “The Heart Team”. It highlights the importance of teamwork and interactions between all professionals and specialties involved in managing patients with cardiovascular disease. Experts speaking at the congress in Rome this week backed up this theme. Systematic guideline-based nurse... Read more

Health Management

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

2016 27 Feb

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on the design of the care pathway through which the MRI service is delivered (Johnston and Clark 2005; Yazdanparast et al. 2010). Healthcare organisations can create value in terms of improved service quality by developing expertise, reducing errors, increasing efficiency and improving outcomes... Read more

Health Management

Teams in Healthcare Infographic

2016 27 Feb

Download Teams in Healthcare infographic by using the link at the end of the page. Read more

ICU Management

Multidisciplinary Care in the ICU: Who’s in Charge?

2016 08 Feb

Who should direct care in the ICU? And is the model of “ship’s captain” still valid in the era of multidisciplinary team-based care? “The question of who is captain of the ship is too often a distraction and, more importantly, does not contribute to good patient management", write Michael Nurok,  MBChB, PhD, medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical... Read more

ICU Management

I-ACT: A Quality-Improvement Training Model

2014 10 Nov

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) contribute to significant morbidity, mortality, and economic burden in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that one in 25 patients acquires an infection related to care received in the hospital. These infections result in approximately $40 billion in annual excess healthcare... Read more

IMAGING Management

CIRSE 2014: Multidisciplinary Teams: IR Needs to Step Up

2014 17 Sep

Taking part in a multidisciplinary team is "the greatest educational experience you can have as a practising clinician", said  Professor Andy Adam, speaking at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) congress in Glasgow this week. Interventional radiologists need to join colleagues as professional members of multidisciplinary... Read more