Search Tag: physician

Cardiology Management

5 Practices to Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships

2020 13 Jan

A new paper published by researchers from Stanford highlights five practices that could play a critical role in implementing and achieving more meaningful interactions with patients. The paper, published in JAMA, addresses the need to repair doctor-patient relationships as they exist today. It is based on research conducted with Presence, an interdisciplinary... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine: The road ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific... Read more

Executive Health Management

Trust-abundant team principles

2019 22 Feb

Effective models of trust How can you incorporate the all-important ingredient of trust within your healthcare team? Once upon a time, it was possible for a doctor to hold most of what she needed to know to practice medicine within her own brain. This was long before Google and before medicine was carved up into specialties... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists-administrators must be partners

2019 15 Jan

Radiologists and administrators working together is key to successfully navigate within the current 'lion's arena'- unpredictable, demanding, shifting healthcare ecosystem. In a report published in the JACR , experts show that leadership of a department or organisation, when there is intentional and mindful doctor-administrator partnership results... Read more

IMAGING Management

High burnout in U.S. radiology dept chairs

2019 15 Jan

A significant number of academic radiology department chairs in the United States suffer from burnout according to the first study investigating burnout among these medical professionals, published in Academic Radiology . Researchers found that burnout in radiology chairs needs to be dealt with immediately through national, institutional and departmental... Read more

Executive Health Management

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

2018 26 Sep

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently time is something which physicians and staff can never have enough of.  "Making the most of this time and communicating well is key," says Matt Eventoff, a communication and messaging strategist and founder... Read more

Health Management

The lab of the future

2018 25 Jan

T e c h n o l o g y i s ch a n g i n g t h e f a ce o f m e d i c a l l a bo r a t o r y o p er a t i o n.   As healthca r e t echnology advan c es, medical labo r atories need to k eep   ahead of th e... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to fire a physician

2017 07 Nov

Removing an employed physician from a practice is never easy. There are many things to consider, in particular, the needs of patients under his or her care. However, there comes a time when it becomes necessary for management to terminate a provider. Experts say several steps could provide a framework to make the process a bit smoother. While the... Read more

IT Management

2017 19 Jul

I have been a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for many years but when at conferences, still, I am met with disbelief when people ask me about my field of work and I reply: "I am a physician".   Admittedly my one-in-three on call days are behind me and my focus has shifted to the more theoretical, academic field... Read more