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The Point of Care programme found there was a lack of evidence to support many of the methods now being used to improve services, which often... Read more

Getinge Launches Pass-Through AER at MEDICA

The double-door pass-through unit is designed to be built into a wall, thus assuring a physical barrier soiled and clean areas, thereby reducing... Read more

MAQUET Critical Care introduces two new MCARE world wide

MCare Portal is a customized platform for hospitals, giving access to installed base information, latest news, training material, extensive... Read more

Takeover of German Company Swisslab GmbH Planned for 2009

Through this acquisition, Roche is seeking to expand its portfolio of fully integrated solutions for laboratory diagnostics, including the increasingly... 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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Executive Health Management

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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 Liesbet De Bus, MD

Controversies in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis

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 Joseph Castillo, MSc

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

 Duane Steward

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow


 ECRI Institute, Welwyn Garden City, UK

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For its fourth Deep Dive™ analysis of a particular patient safety topic,...

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Extracorporeal Lung Support in Trauma Patients

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

The ICU ResponseInfection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus...

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