Search Tag: outcomes

ICU Management

Benchmarking Rapid Response Teams

2016 30 Sep

1 in 4 patients on general wards in hospital who trigger a Rapid Response Team intervention require admission to an intensive care unit, according to the analysis of 1188 patients from 51 centres in 5 countries, published in Resuscitation.Jonathan Bannard-Smith and colleagues, on behalf of the Medical Emergency Teams: Hospital Outcomes in a Day (METHOD)... Read more

Executive Health Management

What’s in a Star Rating?

2016 11 Apr

In a bid to assist patients in their choice of hospital based on quality rating, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just introduced a five-star hospital rating system. The rating focuses on patient experience within the framework of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. Presently, measures of quality... Read more

Executive Health Management

Truth Hurts - but Won't Kill

2016 05 Jan

No organisation is perfect and even the "best" managers can make bad decisions that may make it difficult for employees to do their work — resulting in poor customer service or a low-quality product. So how do employees explain the problem to the bosses without offending (or angering) them?"Telling truth to power is challenging when your livelihood... Read more

Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

Insurance Status Affects Outcomes For Brain Tumour Patients

2015 05 Mar

Uninsured brain tumour patients or those who use Medicaid experience longer hospital stays and are more likely to develop medical complications, compared to patients with private health insurance. The insurance status of patient populations served by different hospitals should be considered in the assignment of hospital quality ratings, which are influenced... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ECR15: Toshiba Satellite Lunch Symposium: Better Outcomes from Detection to Treatment

2015 25 Feb

Toshiba Medical Systems invites you to the educational event "Better Outcomes from Detection to Treatment" we offer at ECR to learn more about how we are bringing innovation to life. In addition to two lunch symposia on Thursday and Friday, our comprehensive hands-on workshop program throughout the day from Wednesday to Saturday provides the opportunity to... Read more


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