Willy Heuschen EAHM Secretary General Editor-in-chief On the occasion of the general assembly of the EAHM that will take place on 16 November during Medica in Düsseldorf, the EAHM is organising a seminar on the theme of the evaluation of quality, and more precisely, accreditation, an external procedure for evaluation as a potential quality measurement instrument. This encounter was prepared by


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Willy Heuschen Secrétaire général de l’AEDH Rédacteur en chef Evaluation de la Qualité Des Hôpitaux En Europe - Vers Un Système d’Accréditation Européen? Al’occasion de l’assemblée générale annuelle de l’AEDH qui se tiendra le 16 novembre dans le cadre de Medica à Düsseldorf, l’AEDH organise un séminaire autour du thème de l’évaluation de la qualité, et plus préci

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Willy Heuschen EVKD Generalsekretär ChefredakteurQualitätsmessung in Krankenhäusern in Europa - Auf Dem Weg Zu Einem Europäischen Akkreditierungssystem? Anlässlich der diesjährigen ordentlichen EVKDMitgliederversammlung auf der Medica am 16. November 2007 in Düsseldorf veranstaltet die EVKD ein Seminar zum Thema Qualitätsmessung, schwerpunktmäßig der Akkreditierung, einem externen Evalui

IT Und Medizintechnologie Ziehen an Einem Strang Seite 12 Von Joachim Hiller und Timo Baumann Informationstechnologie und biomedizinische Technologie unterstehen einem stetigen Wandel. Klassische IT Komponenten werden automatisch zu medizintechnischen Komponenten, wenn sie im Gesundheitsbereich genutzt werden, vor allem wenn sie nahe am Patienten eingesetzt werden. Die Klinik am Eichert in Göppingen g

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