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New 'Door-to-Discharge' Programme to Help Hospitals Save Millions

Texas-based VHA, a national healthcare network of more than 1,400 hospitals and 28,000 non-acute care providers, is using its nationwide comparative... Read more

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Long-Term Trial Concludes: Low-dose CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths

Initial results of the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) show that former and heavy smokers screened for lung cancer with low-dose "spiral"... Read more

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Smaller Hospitals Looking Increasingly to Big Vendors for Clinical IT Solutions

Small hospitals with fewer than 150 beds are increasingly focusing less on traditional community clinical information systems (CIS) vendors and... Read more

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New Three Dimensional Nerve Maps of MRI Brain Scans

Researchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a new software tool, which converts MRI scans of the brain into three-dimensional... Read more

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Good Hospital IT Infrastructure Key to Successful Implementation of Speech Recognition Systems

Hospital trusts Europe-wide are increasingly implementing speech recognition systems to reduce documentation costs, cut transcription backlogs... 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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