Podcast in which Denise Lee Yohn, author of Extraordinary Experience and What Great Brands Do explains what we can learn from retail and restaurant brands.
Imagine that you manage a passionate team, that’s creative and known for its innovative ideas. You’ve no doubt that its members have the skills and energy needed to succeed, but you want to provide them with the structure and direction
Most career advice today encourages us to move forward passionately, intentionally, boldly — and above all, quickly. Career coaches don’t make a lot of money from encouraging people to “get ahead slowly.” However, in terms of fulfilling our long-term goals for
By 2050, the number of Americans over age 65 will more than double. Our current health care system is ill equipped to accommodate their growing needs. The challenge for health providers, payers, business, and government is to redesign services to address
The handbook for laboratories sets out policy and standards for laboratories and includes contact details for the laboratory support service. The handbook includes: laboratory working standards testing algorithms referral guidelines risk assessment procedures laboratory support services The sickle cell and
Routine quality control tests for tomosynthesis systems carried out by medical physics services should be carried out in addition to the 2D tests described in the IPEM Report 89 and NHS Breast Screening Programme (NHSBSP) Equipment Report 0604. The tests
The overall objective of the evaluation was to evaluate the clinical performance of tomosynthesis biopsy using the Hologic Selenia Dimensions and the Hologic Affirm breast biopsy guidance system, and to evaluate the associated technical issues. The detailed objectives were to:
Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On
Primary care physicians (PCPs) have always focused on quality of care, but we found that most in our large, multispecialty practices were unaware of the enormous impact their daily decisions have on the cost of care. In part, this is
Sometimes you have too much on your plate or you’re just not interested in taking on a project you’ve been asked to work on. You might not have a choice in the matter, but if you do, how do you
In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown
Amanda Reynolds writes that the private sector has made significant progress when it comes to boardroom gender balance and this can be replicated in the NHS
Any CEO would agree that having a strong core of seasoned executives running the C-suite is critical. Yet many organizations haven’t developed beyond the hunch phase in terms of knowing how strong their top leaders really are. At Cisco, we designed an
The world is failing in the fight against type 2 diabetes. To change the alarming rate at which the number of people with the condition is growing globally, a fundamentally new approach is needed that goes beyond the formal health care
Now that mindfulness has hit the mainstream, it’s been defined in a variety of ways: moment-to-moment awareness, being in the here and now, relaxing fully into the present. And somewhere along the way we’ve come to equate mindfulness with “good
Article that identifies why exercise is so beneficial, and discusses how you can fit regular exercise into an already busy schedule.
This guide provides an overview of self-management support and the key components for effective implementation. It will be useful both for those starting their self-management support journey and those building on and improving the support that they already provide. It explains
Each year, HBR asks 10 stars in fields outside business — whether it’s politics, sports, the arts, or competitive chess —to offer wisdom on topics of interest to our readers.
When was the last time you sat quietly at your desk and did nothing but think? How would you react if you observed a peer, employee, or manager doing so? Encouraging employees to slow down to focus on the present
Health systems the world over list a strikingly similar set of ambitions: moving to value-based care that improves outcomes, reduces costs, and increases patients’ satisfaction; turning hospitals into health systems; focusing more on preventing ill health rather than treating it;
Review of the year post bringing together the dos and don’ts articles on how to win at work from 2015’s Harvard Business Review.
This report provides summary data on zoonotic infections in animals and humans across the UK in 2014. Zoonoses are diseases which can be transmitted to humans from animals.
This guideline covers interventions to maintain and improve the mental wellbeing and independence of people aged 65 or older and how to identify those most at risk of a decline. Recommendations The guideline includes recommendations on: principles of good practice
This quality standard covers diagnosis and management of bladder cancer in adults (18 years and older) referred from primary care. It includes suspected, newly diagnosed and recurrent bladder cancers (urothelial carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma or small cell carcinoma) and
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on joint distraction for ankle osteoarthritis in December 2015. Coding recommendations OPCS-4 W30.1 Application of external fixation
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on implantation of an electrical stimulation system for the lower oesophageal sphincter in December 2015. Coding recommendations
Elosulfase alfa (Vimizim) is recommended as a possible treatment for people with mucopolysaccharidosis type IVa (MPS IVa) only if they sign up to the managed patient access agreement in the managed access agreement. The managed access agreement includes rules for starting and
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on insertion of a subretinal prosthesis system for retinitis pigmentosa in December 2015. Coding recommendations OPCS-4 C84.8 Other
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic interdigital (Morton’s) neuroma in December 2015. Coding recommendations OPCS-4 A60.4 Radiofrequency controlled
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation for a failed surgically implanted mitral valve bioprosthesis in December 2015. Coding
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued full guidance to the NHS in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression in December 2015. Coding recommendations OPCS-4 A09.8 Other specified neurostimulation
Ciclosporin (Ikervis) is recommended as a possible treatment for people with dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears. Related NICE Pathways Eye conditions
Bortezomib (Velcade) is recommended as a possible treatment for adults with mantle cell lymphoma that has not been treated before, if haematopoietic stem cell transplantation is not suitable for them. Related NICE Pathways Blood and bone marrow cancers
Trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) is not recommended. This drug is for adults with advanced HER2-positive breast cancer that has been treated before with trastuzumab and a taxane (paclitaxel or docetaxel). Related NICE Pathway Advanced breast cancer
Apremilast (Otezla) is not recommended for adults with active psoriatic arthritis when earlier treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS) has not worked well enough or isn’t suitable. Related NICE Pathways Musculoskeletal conditions
Abatacept (Orencia), adalimumab (Humira), etanercept (Enbrel) and tocilizumab (RoActemra) are recommended as possible treatments for people with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Adalimumab and etanercept are recommended as possible treatments for people with enthesitis-related juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Etanercept is recommended as
Erlotinib (Tarceva) is recommended as a possible treatment for people with locally advanced or metastatic non‑small‑cell lung cancer that has already been treated with non-targeted chemotherapy because of delayed confirmation of epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase (EGFR‑TK) mutation status,
This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about: oral hygiene and the use of fluoride diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake. Recommendations The recommendations cover: oral health advice given by dentists and dental care professionals
The DH must commit to funding in full the cost of a proposed seven-fold increase in CQC fees for GP practices that could take effect in the coming years, GP leaders have said.
You can’t have escaped this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert, depicting an old man living on the moon, alone. Without getting into why the old man is living on the moon in the first place, it does highlight the issue
Public Health England monitors winter health indicators on a weekly basis, from November to April.
Report presenting 2014 data for HIV in South East England. Additional Items Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in the South East: 2014 data presentation Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in the South East: 2014 data text
It is uncertain which simple measures of childhood obesity are best for predicting future obesity-related health problems and the persistence of obesity into adolescence and adulthood. This study aims to investigate the ability of simple measures, such as body mass index
Stressful situations are all too common in a workplace that’s facing budget cuts, staff layoffs, and department changes. It may become harder and harder to manage your emotions under these circumstances, but it’s even more important for you to do
Being approachable is key to building relationships with your colleagues, and to creating a strong team in which trust, confidence and ideas can flow. When you’re approachable, team members do not sit on, or cover up, problems. This means that
The purpose of communication is to get your message across to others clearly and unambiguously.
Whether someone demonstrates self-confidence by being decisive, trying new things, or staying in control when things get difficult, a person with high self-confidence seems to live life with passion and enthusiasm. Other people tend to trust and respect these confident
Looks at 10 of the most common leadership and management errors, and highlights what you can do to avoid them. If you can learn about these here, rather than through experience, you’ll save yourself a lot of trouble!
This article looks at the benefits of hosting a customer event or conference. It also looks at a step-by-step approach that you can use to plan and deliver a successful event.
Health Education England (HEE) is predicting it will achieve its ‘worst case scenario’ for GP recruitment by 2020, but will exceed the government’s target of 5,000 extra doctors.