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German Cabinet Approves Contentious Health Reforms

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats spent months furiously debating the reforms that will affect almost... Read more

Hospital beds and 480 jobs axed

The bed cuts by Epsom and St Helier Hospitals Trust are in addition to 43 which have already been axed. The trust said it was reducing the amount... Read more

HSE told it must 'stop flying kites'

Dr Martin Daly, chair-man of the Irish Medical Organisation Read more

Nurse shortage boosts death rates

Scientists discovered mortality was 26% higher for the hospitals with the worst staffing levels compared with those with more nurses per patient. The... Read more

Outcry as most new nurses fail to find full-time work

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) study found that of 500 newly-qualified nurses questioned, 71 per cent were still searching for a Band Five... 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

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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 Christine Petioky

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

 Jan Filochowski

Leading and Learning in the Real World

Leadership is a generic term, so when we talk about leaders in the NHS...

 Pēteris Zilgalvis

Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

Dr Miklos Lipcsey, MD, PhD

Emergency Intraosseous Access: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities and Limitations

The intraosseous needle is an essential tool in emergency settings when...

 Brian Orta, MHA

Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...

Prof. David Koff

Healthcare Leadership Crisis: the Canadian Solution

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