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Admitting patterns of junior doctors may be behind ‘weekend effect’ in hospitals, study suggests

Study led by University of Cambridge researchers links the ‘weekend effect’ of increased hospital mortality to junior doctors admitting a lower proportion of healthy patients at the weekend compared to weekdays. The "weekend effect" of increased hospital mortality has been…

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Healthcare leadership

Primary Care Innovation Academy Programme is launched by Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). An innovative 10-day leadership programme for emerging primary care leaders in medicine, jointly organised by Cambridge Judge Business School and…

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Healthcare leadership

Separate and concentrate

Mortality rates would decline if hospitals had separate units for routine and complex procedures along with more effective routing of patients, says a new study co-authored by Professor Stefan Scholtes of Cambridge Judge based on 250,000 patient episodes at 60…

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Physician heal thyself: engineering a new national health system

The National Health Service turned 70 in 2018 – but, amid the celebrations, its health is faltering. By working closely with local hospitals and GPs, researchers at the University of Cambridge are developing bold new ideas they believe will help…

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Healthcare policy & drug development (The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcast series)

How ageing societies can afford healthcare for all and reform an organisational system that has not kept pace with technology. L-R: Paul Tracey, Michael Kitson, Kamal Munir, Stefan Scholtes, Nektarios Oraiopoulos In this episode, joining podcast host Michael Kitson, University…

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Cambridge Independent: Stabilising the patient and curing the ills of the NHS

Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management at Cambridge Judge, comments on a growing NHS crisis, including the need for more money and better use of technology. He says that achieving transformative change will take around 10 years: “This…

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Forget the TV drama, it’s routine care that leaves our NHS hospitals with constipation

For many lucky people who have never been hospitalised, the popular image of hospitals is a glamorous one, as portrayed on hit television shows like Casualty, Grey’s Anatomy and House. by Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management In…

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Cambridge Independent: NHS system in need of vital surgery

Hospitals are not as glamorous as portrayed in popular shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” or “House”, writes Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management at Cambridge Judge Business School. In reality, hospitals have many routine procedures that don’t need much…

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Cambridge Independent: Seven ways to cure the ills of the NHS

Stefan Scholtes, Dennis Gillings Professor of Health Management at Cambridge Judge, delivers his prescription for Britain’s National Health Service – from simplifying the hospital structure to solving the social care crisis to raising more money. Read the full article [cambridgeindependent.co.uk]  …

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Separating routine and complex healthcare

Simplifying general hospital services to make them more manageable is a route to solving the current healthcare crisis, say two healthcare experts at Cambridge Judge Business School. Every day seems to bring fresh misery for the NHS - from the…

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