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Executive Health Management

Patients Recording Surgery: Transparency or Medical Trainwreck?

2015 21 Dec

StatNews talks about the recent debate in healthcare over whether patients should be allowed to record their surgical procedures.  Jennifer Kritz, spokesperson for Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center communicates that the number of patients who wish to record their surgeries and the stages of care such as doctor instructions and physical therapy... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Resource Management Minimises Weekend Mortality

2015 03 Aug

Since several studies have now shown that patients admitted to hospitals during the weekend are more likely to die and have serious complications, researchers from Loyola University Health System have devised strategies that could help reduce the "weekend effect."The study conducted by Loyola researchers focuses on factors that could reduce the length... Read more

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4 Ways to Reduce Waiting Times

2015 19 Jul

In order to provide better health care, it is important for hospitals to reduce their wait times, particularly in the emergency department (ED). It is a fact that patients who are treated quickly have better health outcomes as compared to those who have to wait for a long time. This is especially true for health conditions such as heart attacks and... Read more

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