Accenture: 33% of European Hospitals Report Operating Losses
Accenture’s recent ‘European Hospital Rating Report’ has conducted an in-depth review of the 2011 financial statements from more than 1,500... Read more
World Health Day 2014: Preventing Vector-Borne diseases
“Small bite, big threat” More than half the world’s population is at risk from diseases such as malaria, dengue, leishmaniasis, Lyme... Read more
Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2014: Europe - A New Healthcare, Sustainable and Affordable
A new concept of ‘frugal innovation’ will be crucial to address the market challenges of the next few years Frost & Sullivan's annual... Read more
Dr. Roberto Frontini - President European Association of Hospital Pharmacists
Dr. Roberto Frontini, President European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) Currently Director of Pharmacy at the University... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard to read the news without coming across a report on the doctor-shortage, its impact on patient care and the growing cost of agency locums. Indeed, according to a recent analysis from the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation, the gap between available staff and... Read more
Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, a position that he has held since 1989. He is also Co-Medical Director of Operating Room Services. He serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is also a member of the Medical... Read more
Head of Marketing
By now, everyone is familiar with the impact that a shortage of nurses has on healthcare organisations. In any hospital, nurses are one of the highest budget components, and not just because of absolute employee numbers. Excessive overtime and the stress associated with it increases costs twice: first with the increased rate of pay, and second with... 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
New Philips Technology to Empower Emergency Departments
Philips innovation in advanced health technology is delivering next generation... Read more
Continuing rehabilitation after intensive care unit discharge
Opportunities for technology and innovation This article discusses... Read more
Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication
Medical imaging is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role at many points... 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,...