International Diabetes Federation Predicts Global Increase in Diabetes
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) one in ten of the world's population will have diabetes by 2035. The latest edition... Read more
MEDICA 2013: Philips Unveils Healthcare Transforming Solutions at Congress
New healthcare solutions developed with users and patients help improve the recovery process and treatment options for patients while supporting... Read more
MEDICA 2013: Swisslog to Present Healthcare-Specific Innovations
From November 20 to 23, 2013, Swisslog Healthcare Solutions will present its latest innovations at the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA,... Read more
Widespread Inappropriate Lab Testing Revealed in Extensive Analysis
More than 5 billion laboratory tests conducted each year in the US, making it healthcare’s single highest volume activity.A major study analysing... Read more
ECDC Findings: Carbapenem-Resistant Infections Still Increasing Across Europe
The European Centre has released the latest EU figures on antibiotic resistance for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), documenting an remarkable... 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
Beside the new European Medical Device Regulation (MDR), there is another major regulatory challenge for the current medical device industry - the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).MDR came into force in early 2017, whereas MDSAP will become mandatory for all manufacturers who want to sell their medical devices in Canada in 2019 and in the... Read more
Good Health is something that all of us look forward to. Many a times we also take it for granted. Caring for our health is an intrinsic part of our daily lives. We watch what we eat, we exercise, we consume tonnes of advice on managing our health needs and we visit healthcare facilities when we believe we need expert care. When we engage with a healthcare... Read more
This question is taken from the descriptor for the panel discussion ‘Prioritising Women’s Health’ at the Health Care Summit taking place on the 10th of October 2017. What is the state of women’s health? Women’s health remains an unfinished agenda. Health interventions and infrastructures are dominated by short term rather than long term objectives. ... 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
Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist
What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director why... Read more
Technology Update: Meritas POC Analyzer - Best Decision at POC
There has been a lot of talk at the ESC Congress about sustainable cardiology... Read more
Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States
As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology... 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,...
Based on the long-established and reliable OTF/AS cryostat, the new OTF5000 brings the extensive range of Bright cryostats completely up to date. New styling coupled with improved user ergonomics, the latest blade systems in the ever-reliable and powerful...
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 Clini-RF is a new type of freezer designed to rapidly freeze specimens for sectioning or processing. It has a rapid freezer tank which can hold object holders as well as hexane for immersion of the specimens. The Clini-RF eliminates the need to use...