Healthcare systems across the globe are grappling with similar issues: managing rising costs, achieving better outcomes, developing more patient-focused care, and adapting to new technologies.
In addition to these ongoing challenges, the COVID-19 pandemic has created extraordinary new pressures and risks, not only for healthcare providers and staff but for entire communities and countries.
Supplementing the ongoing Insights Series, we have now launched a new set of publications, Insights Series – The New Normal.
This special edition is focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides recommendations on how to confront the current SARS-CoV-2 outbreak and its implications, as well as strategies and ideas on how to emerge from the current crisis stronger, more resilient, and better prepared to address the healthcare challenges that lie ahead.
How to protect healthcare workers during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic?
This thought leadership paper highlights concrete steps to mitigate the physical risk to healthcare workers and to safeguard their well-being. Find out more.
Who are the leaders in digital health and what can we learn from them in times of COVID-19?
Insight Series, issue 16
The current status of digitalization around the globe. We asked healthcare executives to rate their maturity in digitalization. Find out more
How does Finland's healthcare system contribute to the nation's happiness?
Insight Series, issue 15
This thought leadership paper looks at the current challenges in healthcare and looks at the steps the Finnish government has taken to transform care delivery. Find out more
How can we overcome the challenges of today’s diagnostics?
Insight Series, issue 14This thought leadership paper describes the current challenges of diagnostics and presents four matching approaches to overcoming them, both for COVID-19 and for the practice of medicine. Find out more
Sight to the world: How Aravind improves access to care for millions
Insights Series, issue 13
How did Aravind give access to care to
millions in Southern India and what lessons can be taken from their
example? Find out more.
The COVID-19 pandemic leads to a significant acceleration of digitalization in healthcare
Insights Series, issue 12
This paper provides the key steps a healthcare organization can take to accelerate digital transformation for success in the era of COVID-19 and beyond. Find out more
How can expanding precision medicine help in effectively managing pandemics?
Insights Series, issue 11
This thought leadership paper discusses 5 critical domains for success in public health in managing and preparing for pandemics. Find out more
Remote work for healthcare professionals
Insights Series, issue 10
This thought leadership paper offers five steps healthcare providers can and should take to implement remote work within their organizations. Find out more
How to manage the impact of caregiver stress and trauma in the COVID-19 era?
Insight Series, issue 9
This thought leadership paper introduces a three-part strategy for healthcare leaders to address their staff's trauma and stress in order to ensure their organization's long-term viability. Find out more
Seeing opportunities, not barriers: 7 strategies for thriving in a market with COVID-19
Insights Series, issue 8
This paper offers practical suggestions for how healthcare organizations can thrive during the current crisis, and emerge stronger and better prepared to withstand similar challenges in the future. Find out more
Do one thing, and do it better than anyone else
Insights Series, issue 7
This paper explores how the Martini-Klinik became the global leader in prostate surgery and which decisions and tactics helped in optimizing clinical operations. Find out more
Standardization and personalization: Lessons from other industries
Insights Series, issue 6
In this paper, Professor Michael T. Modic gives practical recommendations that can help healthcare organizations lead the way to greater standardization and more effective personalization. Find out more
Reducing fear and anxiety by redesigning the patient experience
Insights Series, issue 5
This paper examines how Emily Sedgwick, MD, and her team at the Baylor Clinic deliver outcomes that matter to patients with a better diagnostic experience in breast care. Find out more
Achieve twice as much but only work half as hard
Insights Series, issue 4
This detailed analysis examines how Zwanger-Pesiri provides radiology services that meet the highest professional standards while also offering superb, personalized customer service. Find out more
A blueprint for an impactful patient experience program
Insight Series, issue 3
Siemens Healthineers and The Beryl Institute conducted a study to identify the most important factors that influence a patient's experience of healthcare. Find out more
A culture of diversity, respect, and inclusion
Insights Series, issue 2
This paper is designed to help healthcare leaders envision and implement team-based care and create positive workplaces. Find out more
Five steps every hospital CEO should start taking today
Insights Series, issue 1
In this paper, Brent James states that 25% of hospital costs are waste caused by unwarranted variations and how hospital executives can eliminate these. Find out more