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Researchers To Study Why 50% of Italian Village Are Centenarians

300 People Have Low Rates of Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s   Researchers in the United States and Italy have teamed up to study the lifestyle... Read more

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Hospital Meals: Sit Up for Better Health

New research published in Journal of Advanced Nursing has confirmed what healthcare professionals have always known; patients often eat poorly,... Read more


New President for EPF

On the occasion of the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) Annual General Meeting, EPF members elected five new board members, a new President and... Read more

Which States Do Doctors Misbehave Most in the U.S.?

In fact, the percentage of doctors in the U.S. who get disciplined or pay a malpractice claim is four times less in some states than in others,... Read more

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Poor Root Fillings Caused By Stress, Strict Public Funding

Half of all root fillings in the Swedish public dental service are of poor quality and dentists admit these are difficult, associate them with... Read more

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What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more

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Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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Prof. Guy Frija

Quality and Safety In Radiology

A SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPQuality of Healthcare Quality healthcare by definition...

 Valentin Sinitsyn

Clinical Use of Coronary CT Angiography

CHANGE OF PARADIGMDuring the last decades we have witnessed a tremendous...

 Matus Straka

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

Developing thorough competency in both specialty and professionalism is...

 Alexander Wilmer, MD, PhD

Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Most patients with liver cirrhosis ‏remain in a compensated stage for ‏more...

 Roberta Barelli, MD

Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

The Educational Challenge in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Historically,...

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

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