Search Tag: quality improvement

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

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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

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People Powered Health Movement for patients

2019 22 May

The People Powered Health Movement is ignited by Accreditation Canada (AC) and the newly created Health Standards Organization (HSO) and has a bold ambition of achieving quality health services for all. This interview was conducted with Leslee J. Thompson during the International Patient Experience Symposium in Abu Dhabi. Health Standards... Read more

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Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2018 22 Sep

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/blog/index  or contact [email protected]  Bethan Herring Emergency Department Clinical Fellow - Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK TOP QUOTE FROM BLOG Prompt cards in the Emergency Department “Prompt... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 24 Aug

Quality Improvement (QI) methods in healthcare are normally delivered through classroom-based education. This traditional way of training individuals creates an abundance of barriers such as financial outlay, geographical spread of learners, suitable time and venues for hosting training sessions etc. for educating multi-professional groups who need... Read more

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SALUS-2nd European Healthcare Design 2016

2016 27 Jun

Global forum, holistic approach  Providing an interdisciplinary forum for policy advisors, researchers and practitioners from around the globe, the 2nd European Healthcare Design 2016 (EHD 2016) Congress & Exhibition will be held on 27–28 June, 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK. Organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global... Read more

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Hospital Meals: Sit Up for Better Health

2016 28 Mar

New research published in Journal of Advanced Nursing has confirmed what healthcare professionals have always known; patients often eat poorly, and that the hospital mealtime environment may contribute to this problem. Wiley researchers observed 601 meals in four hospital wards during 2013 and made the following interesting findings: ·      ... Read more

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High Reliability Health Care Summit 2016

2016 22 Feb

In the quest to eliminate preventable harm and consistently deliver outstanding care, many health care organizations seek to learn from the successes of high-reliability organizations (HROs). HROs operate in complex, dynamic environments where there is constant risk of catastrophic failure. Yet these organizations perform well day after day because... Read more

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'Collaboration' Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Lean Management

2015 28 Sep

Use of Lean management methodology to improve care efficiencies is new for healthcare. A new report in The Journal of Nursing Administration describes how a Lean-based in the emergency department of a large hospital significantly reduced patients’ wait times and length of stay, while improving patient throughput and satisfaction level. The approach... Read more