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Co-creating a safer and smarter healthcare

Co-creating a safer and smarter healthcare

Healthcare is not always safe, for example, in the USA alone 1000 patients die every day because of medical errors. Therefore, earlier this week DNV GL held a forum to discuss how we can leverage our 150 years’ experience in managing risk to co-cre ...

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DNV GL Healthcare's path to transformation

DNV GL Healthcare's path to transformation

As part of the 150 Year anniversary and Year One of DNV GL, the Six Strategic Themes which we have been working on last year, have been rolled out in six DNV GL offices spanning from Houston to Shanghai. According to Group CSO Bjorn Haugland the r ...

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DNV GL R&I Healthcare publishes Guide to Person Centred Care

DNV GL R&I Healthcare publishes Guide to Person Centred Care

DNV GL Healthcare R&I published a new Guide to Person-Centred Care today. The Guide, written in partnership with Scandinavia’s largest independent think-tank Monday Morning Sustainia, was launched at the BMJ IHI International Forum on Quality a ...

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Patient Safety in Europe

Patient Safety in Europe

It is 5 years since the European Commission published its Recommendations on Patient Safety The Commission is now reviewing progress and identifying areas for further development.  Building on a critical analysis of the evidence base for patient saf ...

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DNV GL setting priorities for a Safer and Smarter Healthcare

DNV GL setting priorities for a Safer and Smarter Healthcare

Concerns over the sustainability of healthcare coupled with its well-recognised poor safety record are leading patients, policy makers and providers to look for new models of care delivery. Building on last year's success, the DNV GL R&I Healthca ...

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Improving performance in healthcare: Where are we?

If our performance in healthcare can be staged from primitive (healthcare should do X), to medieval (healthcare must do X) to modern (X is the norm) to future (X is done), where do you think we now stand? These stages were presented by Dr. Atul Ga ...

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Changing the way we do things in healthcare

Changing the way we do things in healthcare

Imagine that you are admitted into Hospital Sunshine. During a shift change, your care is handed over to other staff. Due to the busyness of the unit, the staff who hand you over do not communicate properly about your specific conditions to the recei ...

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From Live Music to Live Brain Surgery

What happens when healthcare experts from around the world meet in a small city surrounded with breath-taking nature in late spring? Or how is it to experience a dramatic, formal opening ceremony of a world event and to witness a direct transmission ...

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Distilling the lessons - Risk Management for Patient Safety

DNV R&I Healthcare recently held a European Workshop on Risk management for Patient Safety in Brussels as mentioned in this blog some time ago. This workshop brought together international leaders in healthcare research, policy and practice.  Th ...

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