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Study: Patients with in-hospital stroke face delays for diagnosis and treatment

Protocol Urged for In-hospital Stroke Patients

A Canadian study published online in JAMA Neurology reveals that patients who had a stroke while hospitalised for another reason waited longer... Read more

Top 5 Ways to Improve Patient Experience

Becker’s Hospital Review recently published tips on how hospitals in the U.S. could improve their Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare... Read more

Johns Hopkins study questions quality of US health data

Health Data Quality Questioned

Most US clinical registries that collect data on patient outcomes are substandard and do not really track in a systematic way how well physicians... Read more

Reducing Medication Administration Errors

This study aimed to develop clinical decision support (CDS) tools to decrease errors in medication administration, which have been shown to be... Read more

ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries,... Read more

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My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time for thoughts from the island again. Before I share more, I hope you are all okay – despite the heat waves. As I said in my previous articles, what will be next? What else do we have to overcome, or is this our future - living and dealing with extreme situations, i.e. pandemics, war, climate chaos etc.?   This... Read more

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last week I did my first shift in a little private hospital in my hometown. When I arrived on the ward, I called in at the Sister's office. As I headed towards her door, I realised I was the only nurse wearing a mask. I was still in my civilian clothes, and as I said, my mask was... 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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Imaging

Our cover story this issue is Imaging. The radiology armamentarium...

 Hannelore Aerts

The Reuse of Health Data: Governance and Trust As Catalysers for Quality

Summary: The European Institute’s for Innovation through Health Data...

Dr. Gerrit Slooter

Transforming Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

How End to End Enhanced Recovery and Prehabilitation Transformed Colorectal...

 James Scott

Prognosis Negative

THE HEALTH SECTOR’S CYBER -HYGIENE EPIDEMIC Nietzsche said, “ All...

 Adam Layland

Appraisals in Healthcare: Are Traditional Performance Appraisals Suitable for Healthcare Workers?

Further work is required in healthcare settings to create productive...

Dr. Pilar Manchón

Patient Communication in Radiology - Learning From COVID-19 Experience

Nothing will be the same after the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19...

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