US Outspends Europe On Cancer Care But Mortality Remains High
A report that presents results “substantially contrary to previous findings” suggests that cancer mortality rates in the United States have... Read more
Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas
A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions... Read more
Only Half of Physicians Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
State databases that monitor prescription medications to prevent the abuse and misuse of controlled substances are used by only half of physicians,... Read more
Hospital Aesthetics Not Enough To Improve Patient Satisfaction
Patient satisfaction ratings do not rise in proportion to hospital renovation expenditures, according to a pre- and post-evaluation study conducted... Read more
EAHP Calls for Universal Use of Electronic Prescribing Across Europe
Ahead of its annual Congress in Hamburg, which is focused on the topic of patient safety, the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
It is not uncommon that healthcare management teams are heavily pressed for time. Why should they put AI solutions for their radiology department on their priority list? In this blog post, we propose 4 reasons why board members of hospitals and private clinics should put AI in radiology on their agenda and develop a strategy for incorporating AI solutions.... Read more
Mike Biselli, former professional Athlete, and now health-tech entrepreneur dedicated to reimagining healthcare. Mike and his team have developed a unique concept in healthcare. The creation of Catalyst HTI a 180,000 square foot, first-of-its-kind industry facility in Denver houses 50+ health-tech startups and Fortune 20s all aligned in the race to... Read more
Every two years, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organises a conference that brings together 500 health industry executives from around the globe for networking and enriching discussions. For the 8th IFC Global Private Healthcare Conference, held in Miami on March 27–28, we also unveiled a bold new initiative that aims to prod the industry... 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
The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results
Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have... Read more
Patient responsibility for following up on test results
A risk manager recently asked for guidance on the patient's... 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...
This fully featured ICU ventilator is the first ventilator able to be used at a magnetic field strength of up to 50 mT. The HAMILTON-MR1 combines reliability and high performance with patient-adaptive modes that support advanced lung-protective strategies,...