Search Tag: physician leaders

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

2019 26 Aug

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could help to reduce risks and generate economic benefits?   Introduction   Intravenous administration of fluids and drugs is an important part of patient care for the critically ill. However, the contamination of infusion solutions by particles is a largely unknown and underestimated... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical schools promote desperately-needed leadership training

2018 25 May

Healthcare systems are evolving rapidly and medical schools need to keep up by strengthening programmes to help physician leaders master the diverse skills necessary to navigate emerging challenges in the field, according to a new Perspective article published in the New England Journal of Medicine.   "Academic medicine has been somewhat complacent... Read more

Executive Health Management

C-suite: No Egos Please

2016 27 Sep

An expanded leadership role for doctors can be a key driver for transforming the needs of healthcare but both health facilities and physicians must contribute to make a new model work.   Jason Petros, a consultant at healthcare C-suite recruitment firm Witt/ Keiffer said that leadership needs physicians who can put their egos to the... Read more