- Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?
- NHS counters GDPR with millions-strong research dataset
- Medical schools promote desperately-needed leadership training
- Obesity kills: doctors call for better training for effective care
- Can wearables help protect healthcare staff from violence?
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... 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 disease... 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
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
The motivation for implementing Patient Blood Management is based on the finding of anaemia, especially in the operative setting, representing a risk factor for increased odds of in-hospital mortality as well as additional complications. All too frequently, patients already have insufficient blood volume when presenting for surgery. During... Read more
The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more
Healthcare in the U.S. is an industry that’s ripe for innovation. From a convoluted insurance system to a complicated chain of care to a lack of price transparency, many factors combine to create a healthcare system that’s slow, expensive, inefficient, and difficult to navigate. But some companies are fast at work addressing the many pain... Read more
2017 16 May
Introduction Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care. Whatever... 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... 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,... Read more
Africa healthcare federation one continent: one team
To meet the pressing need for affordable, quality and equitable healthcare,... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound scanners: key purchasing considerations
Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound refers to ultrasound exams performed by... Read more
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,...
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 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...