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IT Management

Population Health Lagging: Confused Implementation Strategy

2016 09 Feb

In the U.S., a national study has found slow progress in implementing population health management even though healthcare providers believe it will be important for future market success. The study synthesises survey responses from more than 300 executives and in-depth interviews with more than 100 key decision makers across U.S. healthcare delivery... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Admittance: Does Gender Matter?

2016 10 Jan

Using a survey, with eight cases differing only in regard to the gender of the patient, researchers in Sweden have demonstrated an absence of a gender bias related to ICU admission in Swedish hospitals. Survey results show that female physicians were more likely to admit patients than their male colleagues, regardless of the gender of the patient. The... Read more

ICU Management

Survey: In-Hospital Care of Critically Ill Patients in France

2015 31 Dec

When patients present with organ failure to French teaching hospitals, the receiving hospitals have very varied staffing and organisation, according to a survey by the French Society of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care - Sociéte française d’anesthésie et de réanimation (SFAR). The results have been published in the Society’s journal, Anaesthesia Critical... Read more

ICU Management

Survey: In-Hospital Care of Critically Ill Patients in France

2015 29 Sep

When patients present with organ failure to French teaching hospitals, the receiving hospitals have very varied staffing and organisation, according to a survey by the French Society of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care - Sociéte française d’anesthésie et de réanimation (SFAR). The results of the survey have been published in the Society’s journal, Anaesthesia... Read more

IMAGING Management

Low-tech Tool Benefits Radiologists

2015 14 Jun

In an era of sophisticated business analytics and elaborate social media campaigns, one low-tech tool remains useful: a survey of key stakeholders. For the Department of Radiology at New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, use of this low-tech tool has made a lot of difference in terms of service quality improvements and greater collaboration... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

2015 23 May

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence of effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. In addition, "providers have not been able to effectively leverage technology tools" to improve population health... Read more

ICU Management

Adaptive Clinical Trials - the Ethical View

2015 12 May

Adaptive clinical trials (ACTs) represent an innovative approach to trial design and conduct, where the primary goal of adaptations is to improve scientific value and statistical efficiency. In addition to having distinguishing scientific features, ACTs also may involve ethical considerations that differ from more traditional randomised controlled trials... Read more

Executive Health Management

Online Physician Profiles Include Patient Feedback

2015 21 Feb

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) has begun adding the results of patient surveys to the profiles of individual physicians on its website (www.rush.edu). Rush has added the patient evaluation scores to about 100 physician profiles since the beginning of 2015 and expects to reach approximately 180 in all. The profiles appear on the site’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Almost One Third of All Nursing Care Activities Omitted in European Hospitals

2013 12 Nov

A recent study conducted by the Institute of Nursing Sciences at the University of Basel and published in the journal "BMJ Quality & Safety", surveyed the conditions in which registered nurses practice their profession.The lack of time for nursing care activities in hospitals across Europe has a severely negative impact, though variability between and... Read more

IT Management

Accenture Survey Reveals English Patients’ Interest in Digital Medical Records

2013 08 Nov

A recent Accenture survey of over 9,000 consumers in nine countries shows that only 16% of consumers residing in England say they have full access to their electronic medical records. By stating they would be willing to switch doctors in order to gain access to their electronic medical records (EMR), 42% of English support the growing trend toward digital... Read more


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