Monthly Archives: March, 2010

An Taoiseach presents Fellowships to HMI Members

An Taoiseach, Mr. Brian Cowen, T.D. with HMI Fellowship recipients.

HMI Fellowship conferring photos

Awards for significant contribution to the health services by An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, T.D.

President’s message

Your new Health Manager

Editor’s letter

An exciting new communication

HSE must address trust and control

Early review needed of role of management and leadership style in the HSE.

We need information, information, information

What is needed in the Irish health services now is the hard slog of implementation rather than big ideas.

HMI forum

Health Managers raised a wide range of concerns including centralisation, working in silos, increasing paperwork, resource allocation and differences between patients’ and providers’ priorities at the HMI Forum in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Maureen Browne reports.

Governance and accountability challenges

Beaumont Hospital CEO, Liam Duffy warns of governance and accountability challenges in the implementation of HSE National Strategies and development of Academic Health Centres.

Transformation in practice

Beaumont Hospital Director of Nursing, Marie Keane explains how the hospital provided 35 additional ‘new’ OPD clinics and cut patient LOS to less than Healthstat targets without any additional resources.

Detailed patient costings this year

The first round of detailed patient costings involving about 12 hospitals should be available this year, Dr. Barry White, HSE's National Director of Quality & Clinical Care told the Forum.

Healthcare Risk Managers’ Forum incorporated into HMI

Recent collaboration between the Healthcare Risk Managers’ Forum (HRMF) and the HMI which has resulted in an incorporation of the HRMF into the HMI heralds the dawning of an exciting era of dialogue and debate writes Cora McCaughan.

Time for thought and action!

At this time of the year it’s a good idea to take an inward critical glance at yourself and what you want from your career and your personal life, advises Keith McCarthy.

FETAC accredited programmes available from HMI

HMI Advanced Certificate in Healthcare Management (FETAC Level 6) New programme commencing October 2010. Open programme: 16 days over a period of 8 months. Download...

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