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Health Management

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

2016 25 Aug

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in cybersecurity?   First, the wrong executives such as Chief Financial Officers are ‏in charge of IT and cybersecurity strategy in half US healthcare ‏organisations. One third have no cybersecurity executive on ‏staff. In too many organisations qualified cybersecurity executives... Read more

ICU Management

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

2016 30 May

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable tool in medicine and may fill a void in medical education curricula. Factors impacting CRM implementation into the clinical environment are identified. Human factors (HF) account for the majority of adverse events in highrisk environments, and human factors awareness is therefore essential.... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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Executive Health Management

OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed

2016 21 Mar

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), according to the latest report by the economic group. The report suggests that countries should now reform their training and employment strategies to better respond to people’s changing health... Read more

ICU Management

Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

2016 11 Mar

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will provide an overview of how to accelerate adoption of bedside ultrasonography, based on experience in a large hospital system. Developing an evidence-based ultrasound training programme and the economic benefits of proven safety practices, such as ultrasound-guided central venous catheterisation... Read more

Health Management

2016 08 Feb

All organisations talk about service, but for healthcare organisations, service is everything. Fostering an exceptional service culture throughout your healthcare organisation can be a challenge, but it can be done.  In my book, Raising the Bar on Service Excellence, I talk about what it takes to get the people within the organisation to this level.... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to Tackle Workplace Bullying

2016 05 Jan

Strenuous work demands, an atmosphere that places an emphasis on performance, and a rapidly changing environment promote a culture in healthcare that is tolerant of workplace bullying, according to an article in the journal Radiology Management. While physicians can be considered as the primary culprit of bullying, healthcare bullies can be any one... Read more

Executive Health Management

Back to School: Report Card Feedback Effective for Training Surgeons?

2015 22 Dec

One-on-one feedback and written report cards are effective tools for helping surgery residents do better in preventing dangerous blood clots among hospitalised patients, according to a new Johns Hopkins study published in Annals of Surgery. Researchers explain that the feedback strategy was designed to enhance the use of correct therapy in surgery patients... Read more

ICU Management

Intraosseous Access Training with Tea and Cake

2015 22 Dec

A hospital in the UK has adopted a novel technique for technical skill training — used initially for difficult airway training — to train anaesthetic and intensive care unit (ICU) staff for intraosseous (IO) access, according to an article published in the journal Resuscitation. The authors say the training approach can be applied to many resuscitation... Read more

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Having Med Students in the ER Does Not Slow Care

2015 21 Dec

As part of their training, medical students have become involved in bedside care and this has raised concerns over the possible effect on quality of care. Now, new research from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that the presence of trainees does not slow care in the emergency department (ED). The results indicate a balance between... Read more

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