Tag Archives: Must

Beyond Care and Outcomes, Hospitals Must Deliver on Civics, Inclusivity, Equity, and Value – Lown Institute’s Best Hospitals

The core business of hospitals is patient care, often baked with teaching and research. But wait — there’s more, asserts the Lown Institute in their approach to ranking America’s Best Hospitals in 2020. The Institute’s methodology for assessing what’s “best” addresses ten pillars. Several of these are the “stick-to-the-knitting” components of the Webster Dictionary definition… Read More »

‘As coronavirus eases we must tackle the drinking crisis and coming surge’

Covid-19 isn’t kind to sufferers of certain medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart ­disease. And along with the pressures we are all under, we can add alcohol to that list. The harm drink does to our health and finances usually reflects what’s going on in the country. In bad times,… Read More »

Coronavirus: UK must prepare for second virus wave – health leaders

Health leaders are calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the “real risk” of a second wave of coronavirus. In an open letter published in the British Medical Journal, ministers were warned that urgent action would be needed to prevent further loss of life. The presidents of the… Read More »