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Executive Health Management

Three Ways to Thrive in the Face of Today’s Cost Constraints

2017 17 Mar

Executive summary All around the world, today’s hospitals are operating in an environment of downward cost pressures, yet are being expected to demonstrate improved outcomes – which usually entails costly innovations to improve infrastructure, staffing, and technology. This white paper explores how such investments can actually lower costs by preventing... Read more

IT Management

Cognitive Computing Used to Fight Physician Burnout

2017 07 Mar

Healthcare leaders continue to find ways to address the problem of physician burnout as this impacts on patient care. At the Cleveland Clinic, cognitive computing is now used to reduce clinician workloads as well as simplify workflows and increase efficiency.See Also: Burnout: Practical Psychological Strategies to Cope Through a collaboration with IBM,... Read more

Executive Health Management

American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 2017

2017 09 Feb

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Health Management

2016 08 Dec

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive (BSSD) to GB and Northern Ireland law in February 2018, an expert working party has published a practical guide for hospitals to help ensure optimum dose management and patient safety when administering CT scans and X-rays. Through the standardisation of medical imaging and the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Silent Hospital of the Future

2016 05 Sep

With noise pollution increasingly regarded as an ‘under-the-radar’ threat to patient safety, experts from a range of fields are teaming up to design a hospital of the future – one that is silent.Experts come from fields both within and out with healthcare and include healthcare leaders, acousticians and even musicians according to Quartz. This multi-professional... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

IMAGING Management

Structured Reports Save Time and Add Value for Doctors and Patients

2016 06 Apr

Anna has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and sits, hopeful and concerned, next to her physician. Dr. Sara Karlsson picks up a tablet and accesses Anna’s most recent radiology report in three taps. Sara reads the report, selects a thumbnail image, and places the tablet between them. Rather than explain what each line of text means, she... Read more

IT Management

NextMed / MMVR22 (Medicine Meets Virtual Reality)

2016 04 Apr

Medicine Meets Virtual Reality was conceived in 1991 to explore the healthcare utilization of rapidly evolving computing and communications technologies. Physicians, educators, scientists, and engineers gathered to assess how patient care and medical education could be enhanced by increasingly powerful and affordable computers and the newly emerging... Read more