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Programme Reduces Infections, Saves Lives and Money

Acclaimed checklist programme gives tenfold return on investment     A quality improvement programme that saves lives by dramatically reducing... Read more

First Manufacturer Receives Official Approval of the E-Health Card in Germany

On October 1 2011, Germany will begin the country-wide distribution of its new electronic health card. Morpho (Safran group) is the first manufacturer... Read more

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WHO Director-General Names Sir Liam Donaldson Envoy for Patient Safety

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan has named Professor Sir Liam Donaldson as WHO Envoy for Patient Safety. In this role, Sir Liam, who served... Read more

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Hospital 2.0 – the Perpetual Beta Version

  During the annual congress of the Austrian Association of Hospital Directors in Graz, roughly 300 participants and healthcare decision makers... Read more

EU Digital Agenda: Addressing the Challenges of an Ageing Population

The European Commission calls on EU Member States to develop and pursue a common vision on how to coordinate research at EU level in the field... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

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

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The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... 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

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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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Dr. Margherita Labardi

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling...

 José María Cepeda Díez

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multithemed sites, self-managed...

Dr. Marlies Ostermann

Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury

Where Are We Now?Acute kidney injury (AKI) has been recognised as a ma...

Prof Jean-Michel Constantin, MD, PhD

Early Mobilisation in ICU: From Concept to Reality - Four Steps to Change Patient Outcomes

For years, 28-day survival was the holy grail of ICU physicians. As ICU...

Prof. Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS

Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations

Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data...

Ultrasound Fights Cancer With Microbubbles

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