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IT Management

Need ideas? Take a Walk in the Woods

2016 25 Feb

Creating a more idea- and innovation-friendly culture within an organisation can help to facilitate change that leads to improved work processes and overall performance. However, the quest for the best idea may lead to conflict or disagreement between individuals. Consider this example: It's time to acquire an electronic medical record system, and one... Read more

Executive Health Management

5 Steps: Forward Thinking that Works

2016 24 Feb

“Forward thinking” is becoming a buzzword in business; in fact, the phrase is often included in the core values or vision statements of many organisations — both big and small. An innovation expert clarifies that forward thinking is more than a generic phrase. It describes how organisations proactively look toward the future to identify opportunities,... Read more

ICU Management

5 Steps Towards ICU Care for the 21st Century

2016 23 Feb

The intensive care unit (ICU) is an organisational intervention in itself , gathering the sickest patients in a single space, with care from a multidisciplinary team. Debate continues on the optimal organisation  and staffing of the ICU. However, the changing healthcare landscape means that it is unlikely there will be enough healthcare staff to meet... Read more

IT Management

Pinpoint Hidden Talent

2016 18 Feb

Organisations work hard to recruit the best talent. They put out compelling recruitment ads and hiring managers scrutinise applicants' resumes for indicators of the right skills and experience. Once people are hired, however, the details of their backgrounds are easily forgotten.This phenomenon is referred to as "resumenesia", a malady causing massive... Read more

Executive Health Management

3 Ways to Measure Your Leadership Success

2016 17 Feb

The ability to make people follow your command may give you reason to think that you are an effective leader. But measuring your success as a leader requires a far more nuanced view, according to a strategy+business blog post by Eric J. McNulty, director of research at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative (NPLI) at the Harvard School of Public... Read more

ICU Management

ESICM 2015: Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: A Symbiotic Relationship?

2015 13 Oct

Critical care does not only happen in the ICU, but how can emergency medicine and intensive care medicine work optimally together? Several models were presented at the 2015 European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Berlin 3-7 October.  Solution 1: Shock LabIntensive care and emergency medicine do have a symbiotic relationship,... Read more

Health Management

Leadership of Staff

2014 08 Nov

Senior managers must prepare their organisation for tomorrow's world, in which the quality of the results of holistically designed meta-processes counts. Their remit goes far beyond achieving successful daily management structures, and demands a new set of qualities. These include the capacity to envision future scenarios and be answerable for their... Read more

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