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Resident Duty Hour Limits Don't Improve Surgical Patient Safety

A retrospective study published online in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows that work hour restrictions for resident physician,... Read more

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Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients... Read more

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Why Most Clinicians Work While Sick

A recent study shows that many physicians and advanced practice clinicians (APCs), including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician... Read more

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Promoting Healthy Lifestyle to Combat Non-communicable Disease

Leading experts in cardiology and preventive medicine have issued a call to action to tackle the global problem of deaths from non-communicable... Read more

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Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies.... Read more

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Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

Herbert Staehr serves as Global Head of Transforming Care Delivery for Siemens Healthineers, driving the company’s activities and messaging around delivering high-value care. In this capacity, he develops and executes programmes and outreach strategies aimed at healthcare providers around the world, as well as stakeholders in every branch of the healthcare... Read more

My dear readers, It is time for thoughts from the island again. It’s time for the nurse’s thoughts! I wanted to share with you all that, as a staff nurse, I still work on COVID-19 wards. I risked it and flew to the Canary Islands in March for sunshine and switching-off time. I needed the urge of summer like a sunflower. I thought in my ‘naïve’... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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 Alexandre Lourenço

RESET 2021 – What Worked, What Failed, What Comes Now

A report of the  digital conference  on Reset 2021, organised

Dr. Mark Wilks

Clinical Benefits of Rapid Pathogen Testing with PCR/ESI-MS

Dr. Mark Wilks, Clinical Scientist, Microbiology  at Barts Health NHS...

Dr. Rafael Vidal Perez

The Role of Telecardiology - Lessons from COVID-19 A Missed Opportunity or a New Hope?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdowns and restrictions...

Dr. Lukas Lambert

Lukas Lambert

Top Quote from Blog Appropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive...

Prof Jean-Louis Vincent

Book Review: The Organization of Critical Care

There are not many good books on this topic, and the present one includes cont

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the...

hospital management, h-r management, quality management, healthcare managementHospital Management discussions to improve all outcomes, quality, patient safety, human resources in healthcare enterprises.

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