Maximum collegiality: Improvement of physicians` professional efficiency and quality of life by creating (informal) “backup-squads” in hospitals
Background: Lack of time in hospitals Everyday life as a doctor is characterized by foreign determination. We have the feeling as if our work can
How safe is going into a hospital?
Safety of healthcare vs. aviation Patient harm due to adverse events is among the top 10 causes of death and disability across the world. Medication
The case for medical leadership
Responsibility for outcomes requires accepting leadership roles in hospitals Urgent calls for medical leadership have dramatically increased as healthcare delivery systems grapple with reform, constrained
Modern challenges in healthcare
Economic pressure There are manifold challenges in healthcare that have a deep impact on every hospital’s strategy and patient care. Let’s start with financing: Hospitals
Background: Why do we implement business principles in healthcare?
Positive correlation between management and performance in business firms 20 years ago Charan and Colvin identified poor strategy execution as the primary cause for 70% of the