Stewarts Care & Dalkia Ltd were the winners of the Public Private Healthcare Collaboration award at the Biomnis Healthcare Innovation Awards hosted by Investnet, which recognised groundbreaking performances by individuals and organisations involved in Irish healthcare
In a strategic development, HMI has initiated the development of a new national structure, which will define it as a truly national organisation and allow local members to establish and participate in local committees
Health Minister Dr. James Reilly has appointed a new Interim Executive Board of the HSE, which, he says, will run the health services in a more effective manner "with greater emphasis on service delivery, more integration and less duplication"
The Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, Dublin has been recognised for a sixth year as one of the ‘Best Large Workplaces in Ireland,’ according to a comprehensive study by the Great Place to Work Institute Ireland
Trusts in Northern Ireland worked better when they included hospitals and community services within the one legal entity, management consultant George Nixon told the HMI South Forum in Waterford Regional Hospital
Times of crisis are times for passion and leadership to deliver major reform and we need passion and leadership to create a health system which will provide the best healthcare equally to all citizens, writes Dr. Fergus O’Ferrall
The different approaches of Fine Gael and Labour to the planned new universal health insurance systems were swiftly fused in the Programme for Government to form a coherent plan of action, writes Liz McManus, who was author of both the Labour Party’s health policy document Curing Our Ills, which proposed an insurance-based system and the subsequent document Our Good Health, which fleshed this out
Dublin fire fighter, Neil McCabe, who won the 2011 National Green Leader Award for innovation and leadership, and succeeded in making his Fire Station in Kilbarrack the first carbon neutral fire station in the world, says his plans could just as easily be used in hospitals and healthcare agencies. Maureen Browne reports
Sustainable practices in waste, water, chemical use, procurement and transportation, to name a few, all have potential to boost the bottom line while also improving environmental and human health outcomes, writes John Harrington
A number of service areas where there is existing work - or potential for future work - in cross-border service delivery, have been identified by a new cross border acute services modelling tool, which is being used to establish how cross border hospital services can provide mutual benefits for the people of the border region, writes Vanya Sargent
Leading Harvard lecturer, Hugh O’Doherty posed questions about the difference (and connections) between authority and leadership, leaders and leading, purpose and task, linear structures and complex inter relationships, when he addressed 60 Beaumont Hospital managers, writes Anne McNeely
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