Search Tag: value

IMAGING Management


2014 22 Jul

In the latest of their series on the Imaging Value Chain for the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR), Giles Boland, Richard Duszak Jr and William Mayo-Smith look at optimising modality operations.   A successful imaging outcome for a patient requires that each step of the workflow, from examination request to timely communication...Read more

ICU Management


2014 29 Sep

Early detection and response to abnormal laboratory values is crucial in critical care. However, traditional electronic medical record (EMR) interfaces mark laboratory tests as abnormal based on standard reference ranges derived from healthy, middle-aged adults. This yields many false positive alerts with subsequent alert-fatigue when applied to complex...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 08 Oct

Who could imagine medicine without imaging, said Dr. Geraldine McGinty (pictured), speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Bologna last week . McGinty, Chair, American College of Radiology’s Commission on Economics, outlined the Imaging 3.0 proposition , developed by the American College of Radiology to promote the...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 05 Feb

A study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center suggests that medical breakthroughs may not be as valuable as they appear in scientific journals if their delivery to patients in the real world is not feasible. Understanding the health economics of a particular treatment involves calculating the incremental cost effectiveness ratio (ICER) which...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 09 Mar

The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected information is valuable. Many medical records departments continue to use paper charts, which are more convenient for documenting a patient’s story. Hospitals which have transitioned to electronic medical...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 15 Jun

Adding value in radiology can be as simple as remembering to introduce yourself when you contact a referring doctor, according to Nathaniel Margolis, MD and colleagues, writing in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.  As healthcare transitions from volume-based to value-based (Imaging 3.0), they suggest 15 practical ways for trainees to...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 29 Jun

The future is in our hands, according to Professor Sir Muir Gray presenting the Mayneord Lecture at UKRC 2015 in Liverpool today. Clinicians rather than health service commissioners need to be deciding how resources are spent on population imaging. “The future is something we have to imagine, design, plan and construct”, added Gray. Two healthcare...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 09 Oct

Creating a culture of high value patient-centred radiological care is achievable and has a strong business case, says Geraldine McGinty , New York, a strong advocate of patient-centred care and Imaging 3.0™. Speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona, McGinty told a tale of two cities, illustrating how services in very...Read more

ICU Management


2016 30 May

Equitable Healthcare With increased emphasis on financial constraint in healthcare, resource allocation discussions are heard more commonly in clinical departments. As agents of the patient, clinicians are faced with struggles to ensure that individual patients can receive costly treatments, despite growing demands for healthcare throughout society....Read more

ICU Management


2016 29 Jul

In the move to value-based payment for U.S. healthcare, performance measures will increase in importance, and will focus on clinical quality, resource utilisation, clinical practice improvement and meaningful use of electronic health record technology. Current performance measures, however, often lack validity and interdisciplinary measures are needed...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 21 Nov

In the era of value-based patient-centred healthcare, one way for radiologists to demonstrate value beyond radiology reporting is to take part in multidisciplinary tumour boards (MTBs), say Michele D, Lesslie and Jay R. Parikh, from the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, writing in Academic Radiology...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 28 Nov

Value-based healthcare, a team-based approach and continued innovation in radiology are driving the focus on looking beyond imaging to push radiology forward, said Richard L. Baron, president of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), speaking at the annual scientific meeting in Chicago this week. It is not a change of culture that is required,...Read more

Health Management


2017 21 Aug

Diabeter explains how a focus on best outcomes leads to cost reductions and an ‘Olympic’ team   The 2017 Value-Based Healthcare (VBH C) Award, organised by the VBH C Center, Europe, saw 14 outstanding initiatives presented, but it was Diabeter that took the first prize.   Diabeter is a patient-centric, Dutch-certified clinic network that...Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 27 Mar

Find the IFC on Social Media   Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 18 Apr

Find VBHC Europe on Social Media Read more

Executive Health Management


2019 13 Nov

Summary: A new initiative, called ACS THRIVE (Transforming Healthcare Resources to Increase Value and Efficiency), was launched this summer to help hospitals and surgical practices improve patient outcomes while lowering the cost of delivering care. A collaboration between the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Harvard Business School's (HBS)...Read more