Description: Oxford University Hospitals, with circa 14000 employees, is one of the largest healthcare providers in England. It offers secondary, tertiary and quaternary to the people of Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley and beyond with a million patient contacts each year. The Covid-19 pandemic exposed healthcare teams to novel challenges that required changes to their practice. […]
Now more than ever, systems convening is an essential leadership skill to address complex health care challenges. Systems conveners enable learning across boundaries, connect people across silos, and apply a broader view to local settings to address complex changes across different social landscapes. ‘Systems Convening: A crucial form of leadership for the 21st century’ by […]
Health care leaders and professionals have been working to make the health care system more agile and integrated. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exposed and accelerated the need for this transformation. Learning health systems align science, informatics, incentives and culture for continuous improvement and innovation. They allow health care organizations to share best practices and […]
Health care leaders and professionals have been working to make the health care system more agile and integrated. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exposed and accelerated the need for this transformation. Learning health systems (LHS) align science, informatics, incentives and culture for continuous improvement and innovation. They allow health care organizations to share best practices […]
On January 28, 2021, THTex welcomed Justin E. Bekelman, MD, Director of the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation at the Abramson Cancer Center. Dr. Bekelman is a Professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology, Medicine, and Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine, faculty in the Center for Health […]
Over the last years home dialysis has become the preferred treatment option for some patients with kidney failure. However, determining efficient and effective daily home-dialysis service plans imposes multiple challenges to hospital administrators, as it is a complex task with a number of interrelated decisions. These decisions are about the number of nurses required for […]
The panel discussion on the role of entrepreneurship in transforming healthcare delivery took place at the Telfer School of Management on November 28, 2019. The event attracted over 40 participants from academia, regional hospitals, government and private sector.
New article at the Dalla Lana School of Medicine, University of Toronto talks about Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) and the fact that physicians must be involved in health system reform. Read the article here.
Dr. Wojtek Michalowski and Dr. Michael Fung-Kee-Fung have published a new article in Healthcare Management Forum entitled Business school teams up with clinical innovators: An opportunity for health system transformation. Healthcare represents one of the largest sectors in the economy with the health spending on average accounting for about 9% of GDP in OECD countries. […]