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Health Management

Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

2018 20 Feb

Opportunities and challenges Tips and pointers from FutureLearn trainer on optimal use of social media for crisis management, patient engagement and preventive healthcare. How important is it that healthcare engages in social media practice? What about social media is most challenging for healthcare organisations? In this era of information... Read more

Health Management

Enhancing the patient experience with video information

2018 20 Feb

Modern-day devices to help the modern-day patient. How the use of video information and modern-day devices can help with patients who are dealing with anxiety in anticipation of radiology testing and treatment. In December 2015, Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s imaging services department was selected and honoured as one of seven grant recipients by... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS Pop Health Forum 2017

2017 02 Oct

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IT Management

Interim CIOs - The Important Role They Play

2017 22 May

For a Chief Information Officer serving in an interim capacity, one major task he/she needs to focus on is assisting with the successful CIO search. There are also a number of things the interim CIO can do to help address a range of issues that currently challenge healthcare CIOs. These challenges include:   How to improve patient engagement... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

2017 03 Apr

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also reaped financial benefits. See Also : Why Don’t We Introduce Patients Into Healthcare Management? Press Ganey’s annual “Strategic Insights” report examined patient experience scores, care quality data... Read more

IT Management

Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

2016 31 Aug

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite successful in engaging patients and providing them with a great experience while meeting the demands of a value-based system. According to Debra Albert, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president... Read more

Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 25 Aug

HOW TO DEFINE, MEASURE, AND INCREASE POSITIVE AND REIMBURSABLE PATIENT CARE OUTCOMES Due to increasing cost pressure, established remuneration models for healthcare services are changing all around the world. As part of the move toward value-based care, patient outcomes are entering the spotlight. Thus, hospital managers face the challenge of... Read more

Executive Health Management

3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

2016 07 Feb

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another. A Viewpoint article appearing in JAMA discusses how implementation science can be used as a framework for planning innovations in healthcare delivery. 1. A Framework Based on Implementation Science Implementation... Read more

ICU Management

MyICU App Introduced

2015 11 Nov

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Cente r (BIDMC), in Boston, USA, has launched a new app, MyICU, that serves as a communication tool to better engage ICU patients and family members in decisions. The app can be accessed from the dedicated iPad in each ICU room, or remotely via a smartphone or home computer, using a secure login. The online tool allows... Read more