European Commission Reaffirms its Support for the European Partnership for Action against Cancer

On October 13 & 14, 2010, the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) held the "ECPC Cancer Summit: Making the Cancer Partnership Work", in... Read more


European Commission Preparing an EU Wide Smoking Ban

In an interview with the German daily Die Welt, John Dalli, the EU Commissionner for Health and Consumer Policy, announced that he is looking... Read more


HITM Official Supporter of Global E-Health Forum

  The European Association of Healthcare IT Managers is one of the official supporters of the upcoming Global E-Health Forum, which will take... Read more


EDMA and EFCC Agree to Enhance Cooperation

The European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association (EDMA) and the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFCC) have... Read more


MEP working groups call for more action in fighting chronic diseases

Aiming to bring prevention of chronic diseases to the top of the EU agenda, the MEP Heart Group, the MEP Group for Kidney Health, the EU Diabetes... 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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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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