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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

Study Finds Best US Hospitals Are Run by Physicians

Top-performing hospitals are typically ones headed by a medical doctor rather than a manager. That is the finding from a new study of what makes... Read more

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Europe Can Make a Difference Against Health Inequalities

ECDC Director says "Europe can make a difference against health inequalities", at an informal Meeting of Ministers of Health.   An informal... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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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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 Gerry O’Dwyer

At the Crossroads - The Future of Healthcare

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Prostate Self-care and Awareness

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The first randomised controlled trial (RCT) on MRI and mammography in women...

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Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

 André van Est

Organisational Change in Newly Integrated Medical Imaging Departments

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