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Some organisations, especially those that have been around for a while, struggle with innovation. The reason is often quite simple: they’re so good at doing what they’ve always done that they have no inclination to change. Over time trial-and-error has…

United Kingdom

Customer satisfaction measurement forerunner HappyOrNot has collected millions of feedbacks about healthcare services around the world. The results suggest that patient satisfaction in UK is ranked amongst top 10 countries.   According to HappyOrNot’s global data insights, consisting of over…

electronic health, electronic patient records

How NHS leaders can bring big data to heel for new models of care Right now, NHS managers and clinicians are under phenomenal pressure to make huge efficiency savings while improving the value of services to patients, and many in…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

A new study, conducted by the not-for-profit research organisation RAND Europe, has found that measures and tools used to assess quality of life are not being used widely in the treatment and care of patients with cancer, despite being used…

Rotten fruit, food hygiene

Companies in the FTSE Healthcare Equipment & Services sector issued five profit warnings in the first quarter of 2016, equal to the record total issued in the previous quarter. In the six months to the end of the first quarter…

digital healthcare

69% of drivers are confused about the new general Government alcohol consumption guidelines 47% of these also believe that consuming one or two drinks before driving is legal TWO THIRDS of Brits admit to being unclear on the new general…

The Ryman Prize is a $250,000 annual award for the world’s best development, advance or achievement that enhances quality of life for older people. The prize is awarded each year by an international jury appointed by The Ryman Foundation. The…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

Study conducted in six European regions contributes to better understanding of how to improve the care for people with incontinence in their daily lives at home and in the community. Patient involvement, knowledge and provisions based on patient profiles were…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

A new report from NHS Benchmarking, published on April 11th, has for the first time combined financial, workforce, quality and outcome data to paint a uniquely detailed picture of current standards in acute hospital care for older people. Key findings…

Innovations coming from outside the traditional healthcare industry span a wide spectrum of products and services, but all take advantage of advances in digital technologies and the ability to analyze and present large amounts of data in new ways. From…