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
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
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
Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed
Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed A recent study published in the International Journal of Surgery focuses on challenges... Read more
OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed
The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
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
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
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
Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care
Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during... Read more
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...
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,...