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Frog Skin May Provide “Kiss of Death” for Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Kissing a frog won’t turn it into a prince — except in fairy tales ― but frogs may be hopping toward a real-world transformation into princely... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare and TomTec partner on echocardiography analysis and measurement solution

IMPAX Cardiovascular intends to expand offering with Image-Arena analysis and quantification tool for multimodal 2D/3D/4D data Agfa HealthCare,... Read more

First Example of Green+ Hospitals in Germany: Siemens Equips Ethianum in Heidelberg with Futureproof Infrastructure

The Ethianum in Heidelberg is one of the first clinics in Germany to align itself consistently according to sustainability criteria, thus making... Read more

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Council Agrees on New Rules for Patients’ rights in Cross-Border Healthcare

The Council in charge of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs has agreed on a draft directive concerning the application of... Read more

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Postsurgical Pulmonary Complications Cost US Healthcare System $11.9 Billion Annually

  Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognised innovator in mechanical ventilation and respiratory care devices,... 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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 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

Dr. David Brealey

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

 Ha Mieu Ho, BS

Biomarkers in Heart Failure

Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have...

 Duane Steward

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

COMPUTER MODEL LOOKS AT ER FUNCTIONS, EVEN BEFORE IT’S BUILT   With the...

 Konstantin Feise

Ultrasound Guides the Way in Stuttgart

CLEARLY SEE WHAT TO EXPECT DURING AN OPERATIONDr Konstantin Feise, a d...

 Donna Plecha

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice...

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