Tag: "managers" at medical news
Private Finance Initiative may have had its day in the NHS
... investors need long-term commitment from hospital managers
commitments increasingly unwise for trust boards to make. The final blow could be the Government's own economic operating constraint that debt should not exceed 40% of gross domestic product. Hospital repayments to PFI investors have always been tr...
Training local health workers improves TB control in South Africa
...-physicians provide primary care, equipping middle managers
as outreach trainers is feasible within existing constraints on staff and could improve quality of care....
Key strategy to limit managed care drug costs failing, survey shows
... drugs with the manufacturers via pharmacy benefit managers
but typically failed to disclose that information to physicians, the survey revealed. "Profitably managing something as complex as prescription drug risk requires accurate, timely information, but most of the surveyed physician groups couldn't even ...
Northwestern Memorial named one of '100 Best Places for Working Mothers'
... to support working mothers, the accountability of managers
to implement programs and the successful advancement of women into top paying jobs, board positions and management ranks....
Cognitive therapy reduces repeat suicide attempts by 50 percent
...ns in the community and were tracked by study case managers
by mail and phone throughout the 18 month follow-up period. The case managers
offered referrals to but not payment for local mental health and drug abuse treatment and social s...
July/August 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
... all organizational levels, 3) both clinicians and managers
in leadership roles that encourage participation, 4) the right timing for adapting initiative, and 5) external facilitation that allow people to make sense of their experiences. A whole system participatory action research model that enabled people ...
Efforts to improve hospital care
...th sufficient education of physicians and hospital managers
and sufficient attention from outside entities such as JCAHO and CMS."However, Romano adds that "these high levels of adherence may be somewhat illusory, since physicians and hospitals have become increasingly clever at documenting questionable contr...
Health professionals believe gender bias limits women's progression in NHS
...progression. There is a strong perception that NHS managers
do not view part-time workers for career advancement in the same way as full-time staff. "Those taking part in the study believed there was a further in-built bias in the system meaning women and those from ethnic minorities have to work harder to a...
Sunshine mapping from space means brighter solar energy future
...mation with the business practices of solar energy managers
is the objective of the ENVISOLAR project (Environ...prospective investors. Then once a plant is built, managers
need data updated in near real-time to check the facility is working optimally, and energy output ta...
Home care managers should implement strategies to reduce high nurse turnover
NEWARK, N.J. Home care managers
and administrators should design and implement a p...nter Valley, PA resident, "I wanted to explain to managers
how they can bolster support for their nurses and their practice by incorporating these traits in th...
To boost efficiency, hospitals borrow principles from factory floor
...ons continues to increase," said Lin. "Health-care managers
are seeking new perspectives and creative ways to manage their business. We can engineer medical services with improved cost, quality and efficiency." Lin and his colleagues use animated computer simulations that are based on statistical analy...
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