Bill Shields
Bermuda Shorts 19: lockdown diary 2
by Bill Shields
07 July 2020

Covid-19 has presented many challenges to Bermuda’s health services, including the procurement of PPE and staffing pressures. But it will also have a financial impact and raises questions about how services should be funded moving forward.

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Bermuda shorts 18: lockdown diary 1
by Bill Shields
20 April 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer starts a lockdown diary reporting on his own experience of quarantine and then self-isolation and the territory’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Bermuda shorts 17: going bananas!
by Bill Shields
06 April 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board's chief financial officer reflects on self-quarantine and the territory’s procurement and staffing challenges in the face of Covid-19

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Bermuda shorts 16: I’ve never heard of Leonard Skinner!
by Bill Shields
13 January 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer reflects on health systems’ different approaches – both real and perceived differences – to tackling the same wider determinants of health

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Bermuda shorts 15: Shaken not stirred
by Bill Shields
17 October 2019

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer reflects on his first experience of a hurricane and offers an inside view on the delivery of high-quality care and excellent customer service. Meanwhile the board takes its first steps towards a system that incentivises value rather than utilisation.

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Bermuda shorts 14: happy holidays!
by Bill Shields
15 August 2019

It may be holiday season, but Bermuda Hospitals Board is moving ahead fast with a new partnership with a major US hospital group – providing an opportunity to enhance services and learn about a new payment approach.

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Bermuda shorts 13: hurricane season
by Bill Shields
06 June 2019

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Bill Shields contemplates the early arrival of the storm season and introduction of a new healthcare funding model

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Bermuda shorts 12: spring forward
by Bill Shields
04 April 2019

Daylight saving time ushers in longer days as Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Bill Shields contemplates a move away from fee-for-service funding

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