Video About End-of-Life Procedures Informs Decisions of Terminally Ill Patients
A video which describes assistive and resuscitation procedures, such as CPR and intubation, helps seriously ill older patients to decide whether... Read more
Guidelines for Medical Clearance of Ebola Caregivers
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has issued new guidelines aimed at strengthening procedures for the medical... Read more
Five Ways Physicians Can Improve Patient Compliance
Encouraging patient compliance with medication regimens is an ongoing challenge with serious consequences. Some surveys show that as many as... Read more
Geriatric Consultations Improve Outcomes for Elderly ER Patients
Patients over the age of 65 who need surgical treatment for traumatic injuries benefit from early consultation with a geriatrician, according... Read more
Patient Questionnaire Helps Measure Postoperative Disability
An international study suggests that a simple-to-use patient questionnaire can help doctors measure the risk of disability in patients following... Read more
Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author and international keynote speaker, Koen Kas is driven by the aim to make healthcare personalised, preventive and, above all, delightful. He has published his vision in the books Sick no More, which describes how we will transition from reactive ‘sickcare’ to pro-active healthcare... Read more
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Today the healthcare system is being totally transformed by the use of cloud technology. Here are some of the ways this is happening: C loud computing Cloud computing is more than just uploading your files in Yahoo! Groups or Google Communities to share with a common group. Today, it speaks of large data and resources that companies use.... Read more
Ahead of the Society of Italian healthcare Architecture and Engineering (SIAIS) congress taking place this week in Italy, HealthManagement .org spoke to SIAIS President, Daniela Pedrini about the wider role and issues facing healthcare buildings in the face of emergencies. Hospitals play a vital role in looking after the community during and... Read more
2017 16 May
Introduction Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care. Whatever... Read more
2017 07 Apr
Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract patients, qualified staff, and recommendations from referring physicians. This white paper examines the factors that shape hospitals’ reputations in the eyes of these audiences, the assumptions that patients make about hospital quality, the role of the Internet and public... Read more
2017 21 Mar
Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve their overall quality of care. In order to contend with this challenge, many hospitals have implemented measures to establish high-quality care standards. For the most part, hospitals have elected to establish clinical pathways designed to govern the entire care process,... Read more
European Radiology: Interview with Professor Lluís Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology
As HealthManagement.org The Journal ’s imaging Editor-in-Chief, Professor... Read more
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...