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Executive Health Management

Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) Prize 2021

2021 19 May

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ICU Management

The Post-ICU Patient - Management of Long-Term Impairments After Critical Illness

2020 24 Nov

Survivors of critical illness and their caregivers frequently face long-term impairments of cognition, mental health, mobility and beyond, which demand for a patient-centred transition management and well-coordinated, outpatient post-ICU care. Introduction In recent years, the post-ICU sequelae of survivors of critical illness have become... Read more

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 9, 2020

2020 12 Nov

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Health Management

Patients’ Revolution, Patients’ Evolution

2020 12 Nov

Healthcare is in constant change. Today the change is driven by the patients. Access to patient data has changed the way healthcare is delivered, where it is delivered and who delivers it. A lot has already been achieved, and although there is still long way to go, the result will be the truly person-centric healthcare. Key Points... Read more

Health Management

Cover Story: Patient Transformers

2020 22 Oct

Today’s patient is armed, informed and fully engaged in their care delivery. How does this abundance of knowledge change hospital systems and care delivery? How much is the patient already a care consumer with choices - and is there such a thing as too much choice? What innovative ideas is the market offering to face these challenges?... Read more

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