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Executive Health Management

IHF Awards 2020: Call for Entries is Now Open

2020 16 Mar

Today, 16 March 2020, submission of entries for the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards 2020 has opened. The awards will be presented during the 44th IHF World Hospital Congress (WHC) to be held on 2-5 November 2020 in Barcelona, Spain.   You may also like : Winners of the IHF Awards 2019   The IHF Awards... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare 2030: Transformation in the Next Decade

2020 29 Jan

2020 marks the start of a new decade and, with factors such as the Silver Tsunami, digitalisation and emerging technologies that still have to prove their worth in the mix, it’s one which will be game-changing. HealthManagement.org spoke to four experts on what changes they think will lead to the most beneficial transformation in healthcare over the... Read more

ICU Management

Promoting Family Engagement in the ICU

2019 23 Nov

The environment in an intensive care unit can often be intimidating for families and visitors. In addition, the machines, beeps, and all the alarms make the ICU appear foreboding. The ICU staff also have to follow rigid guidelines about patient visiting hours, allowing some visitors entry while denying others. All in all, many families and loved ones... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient-Centred Radiology

2019 06 Aug

Patients today are taking a more active role in their health, and in response to this, more emphasis is being made to keep the patient at the centre of care. Especially in radiology, more areas of the field are focussing on patient-centred healthcare experiences. Initiatives such as the co-location of radiologists and clinicians and creating easy-to-understand... Read more

Executive Health Management

Harvard and ACS Develop Value Measurement Tool

2019 24 Jul

A new collaboration between the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Harvard Business School' s (HBS) Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness aims to improve healthcare value. The initiative's ultimate objective is to develop a tool that hospitals can use to better measure quality and cost of care delivery.     Officials from both organisations,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Shared Decision Making and Cardiovascular Care

2019 20 Jun

As the focus on patient-centred care increases, healthcare authorities are trying their best to establish progressive programmes and policies that encourage clinicians to integrate approaches that consider patient needs first. For example, US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have embedded policies in 2019 that offer incentives to healthcare providers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) Prize 2020

2020 05 Nov

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Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 3, 2019

2019 22 May

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Executive Health Management

Secrets of innovation success

2019 22 May

International transfer of successful lessons and strategies is essential for improving quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare services.  Innovators in both developed and developing nations have found ways to deliver healthcare at a significantly lower cost while increasing access and quality, but we need more... Read more

ICU Management

How to manage sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU

2019 14 Mar

Managing sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU   Pain management and sedation are closely linked in the intensive care unit. In the past, clinicians were using sedative agents too liberally, often with benzodiazepines. And several issues were observed in the ICU, including the problems of delirium, weakness and prolonged ICU... Read more