Latest Research Project Renews Hopes for AIDS Vaccine
December 1st is annual World AIDS Day, presenting an ideal opportunity to view the progress made by medical research in fighting the disease.There... Read more
Effective Childrens’ Cancer Diagnosis Can Be Radiation-Free
It has been proven that there is no need to expose children to radiation in order to efficiently rule out the possibility of liver cancer.Clinicians... Read more
Artificial Skin Grown from Umbilical Cord Stem Cells
The University of Granada has developed a major scientific breakthrough which will aid the immediate use of artificially-grown skin for major... Read more
MEDICA 2013: 2nd Joint European Hospital Conference Brings Together Europe's Clinical Experts
Within the scope of the 36th German Hospital Conference in Düsseldorf, the "2nd Joint European Hospital Conference" will be take place on 22... Read more
MEDICA 2013: Meeting point for top decision-makers in the medical industry
At the COMPAMED, suppliers demonstrate a maximum level of technical progress in the field of mini componentsOnce again, from 20 to 23 November... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more
Improve Yourself and Your Healthcare OrganisationOne of the most basic lessons you learn in first year business school is the SWOT analysis - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It's a great framework to apply to your business to understand what you do well, what you can improve on, and where the greatest threats to your organisation... Read more
Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years. However there are still three outstanding problems which are found in every health service no matter how they are structured and funded. One of these problems is huge and unwarranted variation in access, quality, cost and outcome, and this reveals a further two: Underuse... 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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more
Fundamentals of Critical Care - Interview with Michael Pinsky
Michael Pinsky is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University... Read more
Appraisals in Healthcare: Are Traditional Performance Appraisals Suitable for Healthcare Workers?
Further work is required in healthcare settings to create productive systems... Read more
Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA
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Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation
Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with... Read more
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 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 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,...