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Hospital Meals: Sit Up for Better Health

New research published in Journal of Advanced Nursing has confirmed what healthcare professionals have always known; patients often eat poorly,... Read more

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New President for EPF

On the occasion of the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) Annual General Meeting, EPF members elected five new board members, a new President and... Read more

Which States Do Doctors Misbehave Most in the U.S.?

In fact, the percentage of doctors in the U.S. who get disciplined or pay a malpractice claim is four times less in some states than in others,... Read more

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Poor Root Fillings Caused By Stress, Strict Public Funding

Half of all root fillings in the Swedish public dental service are of poor quality and dentists admit these are difficult, associate them with... Read more

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Sitting For Less Than 3 Hours a Day Could Increase Life Expectancy

Prolonged Daily Sitting Linked to 3.8% of All-Cause Deaths   A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that sitting... 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

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

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

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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Dr. Zudin Puthucheary, PhD

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

Dr Maurizio Cecconi

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

 Rowland Illing, DM MRCS FRCR

Affidea - Healthcare Without Borders

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 Michael E. Springer

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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The Future of Image Guided Therapy

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Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose...

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