Breaching Patient Confidentiality on Social Networking Sites

Over half of 78 US medical schools studied had reported cases of students posting unprofessional content online. One in 10 of these contained... Read more

Reduced Hospital Infections in Scotland

The Scottish Patient Safety Programme, which has been running for more than a year and a half is said to have decreased ventilator-acquired... Read more

CareFusion - Fusing technology and intelligence to improve patient care.

Since July 1, the new company is known as CareFusion Corporation. CareFusion became a separate publicly traded company on Sept. 1, 2009 from... Read more

Transforming Medicines Cost Management in Hospitals

ReportPlus delivers detailed and graphical reports on medicines usage and costs for hospitals1 via a simple interface - providing pharmacy and... Read more

TRUMPF Releases OR Tabletop Designed for Pediatric Patients

The OR tabletop, designed for children up to 100 cm in height and weighing a maximum of 80 kg, gives the surgeon optimal access to the surgical... Read more

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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

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... 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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 Annika Reintam Blaser, MD, PhD

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