2014 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award Honours Pascale Cossart
EMBO and the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) announce Pascale Cossart, a world renowned bacteriologist and Professor at the... Read more
Innovative Home Medication Dispensing Service Introduced by Philips
Chronically ill patients living independently at home can now benefit from a new service combining automated dispensers and personalised pre-packed... Read more
Philips Announces Milestone in Largest Ever Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial
Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular diseaseRoyal... Read more
Study Investigates Online Physician Rating Sites’ Influence
A new study investigating the US population’s awareness of online physician ratings sites has found that 65% of respondents are aware of these... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward. Besides... Read more
I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected. At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more
I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are often missing pages, even volumes, when it comes to the leadership skills fundamental to our roles as senior leaders. We are pleased to accept invitations to join management teams and boards of directors. Our excitement, however, is usually fleeting. Our pride and enthusiasm are... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more
2017 17 Mar
Executive summary In today’s competitive hiring environment, hospitals must do all they can to attract, retain, and develop their workforce. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction. It also addresses how to build the kind of institutional climate... Read more
Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations
Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data... Read more
MRI Safety: Professionals, Practice, Credentialing
“The safe modality.” That’s what MRI is frequently referred to as. In a... Read more
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
Multidrug resistance (MDR) is increasing worldwide and has been ackn... Read more
Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay
Many patients presenting to the hospital emergency department do not need... Read more
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...
Certified Hospital Applications from Surgical Planning to Patient-Specific Treatment The Materialise Mimics Care Suite is the essential, certified platform for image-based planning and Medical 3D Printing in hospitals. With one package, you can address...
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 fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...