Search Tag: patient care

Executive Health Management

Showing your face motivates staff and raises morale

2018 02 Apr

Hospital leaders who think they are too busy to have a chat with staff and learn what's going on at the facility, don't realise the importance of a hands-on leadership style. Finding the time to interact with your staff at all levels is a good way to keep them motivated at the workplace, which propels them to do their work better.  Setting a weekly... Read more

Health Management

RS85 & GM85

2018 20 Feb

A new and outstanding premium Ultrasound system.RS85 is Samsung’s premium ultrasound system that adopted the integrated solution. It provides enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. Built with exquisite image quality and expert tools, it empowers professionals to make faster and more confident decisions.Among... Read more

Health Management

Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem

2018 20 Feb

A simple solution to a complex problem. Implementing electronic clinical handover in a hospital for better patient safetyClinical handover: defining the problem Clinical handover is defined as inter-clinician communication occurring at care interfaces. This usually refers to changes of shift within a clinical team. In essence, clinical handover is the... Read more

Health Management

Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models. What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand?For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator for healthcare digital... Read more

Health Management

Robotic companion on ward

2018 20 Feb

Fighting hospital patient isolation is the aim of a talkative robot.Looking ahead to increased elderly patient care, researchers have trialled a robot that creates a more social ward environment.What do snowmen have for breakfast?” asks Junior, the hospital’s assistive robotic technology, as he stands in front of a bed-bound patient. it’s not easy to... Read more

Health Management

Happy staff, safe patients

2018 20 Feb

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu. Leading NHS medical director, Dr. Umesh Prabhu on what a hospital can do to improve patient safety – yesterday.Patient safety is a critical area of focus for all healthcare institutions, requiring involvement from all levels, from the board to individual staff members on the frontline, Dr Umesh Prabhu, the former... Read more

Health Management

The lab of the future

2018 25 Jan

Technology is changing the face of medical laboratory operation.   As healthcare technology advances, medical laboratories need to keep ahead of the curve on trends for optimal operation and interoperability. HealthManagement.org looks at key areas where changes are happening at full tilt.Point-of-care testing for lab scientists There have been great... Read more

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Award-winning new doctors’ assistants freeing time in acute NHS hospitals

2018 25 Jan

Pilot reduces doctor overtime and improves efficiency. Developing staff as Doctors' Assistants from HealthCare Assistants in acute National Health Service (NHS) hospitals is safe, efficient, high value and improves patient care.There is a crisis in the UK NHS, with reductions in doctors’ working hours and a relentless increase in numbers and complexity... Read more

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Future medicine, today's healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Is the “Smart Hospital” a chance for change?Prof. Heinemann explains how futuristic and smart technologies that are used in preventive and diagnostic  healthcare, are embedded in a new digital professionalism and quality.Artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostic radiology, robots in nursing and operating theatres, augmented and virtual reality in surgery... Read more

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New toolkit helps nurses use genomics for patient care

2017 09 Nov

Resource available for all levels of genomics competency   The new ‘Method for Introducing a New Competency: Genomics’ (MINC) toolkit is helping nurse leaders fine tune and improve patient care.   Nurses and other health professionals looking to integrate genomics into patient care now have access to an online toolkit with multiple resources as... Read more