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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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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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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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 Kristin Baird

Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things

But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king” is thrown...

 Albert Reiter, MD

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

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Prof. Michael Pinsky

35 Years of ISICEM

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Dr. Kaushik Bhowmick

Training the Intensivists of the Future

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare...

 Audrey De Jong, MD, PhD

Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?

Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology and Pathology and Finland and Estonia

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