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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

The Netherlands Top 2008 European Healthcare Consumer Ranking

The EHCI 2008 groups 34 indicators of quality into six categories: Patient rights and information, e-Health, Waiting time for treatment, Outcomes,... Read more

Study Highlights Obstacles to e-Health Standardisation

The report detailed the specific barriers preventing the adoption of common standards. Political barriers include a lack of government support... Read more

English National Scheme Improves Quality of Life for 100 000 Older People

The project targets older people at risk of hospitalisation. Services include help with basic everyday activities such as shopping and gardening... Read more

DERUNGS Medical Lighting Bright sights at Medica 2008, D

Derungs Licht AG strives to initiate a fundamentally different approach to light. The target is to meet the fast changes in the medical field... 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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Prof. Andreas Valentin, MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

Dr. Jorge Salluh, MD, PhD

Biomarker Guided Antibiotic Therapy: What’s New?

The aim of the present review is to summarise the current evidence for...

Biomarkers in Heart Failure

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

 Dorothy Wade, PhD

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

 Rebecca Stepan

Redesigning Cardiovascular Service Line

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE When Minnesota Heart merged with University of...

Dr. Marlies Ostermann

Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury

Where Are We Now?Acute kidney injury (AKI) has been recognised as a ma...

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