Lower Patient Satisfaction With Nurses Trained Abroad

A new study published in BMJ Open concludes that the employment of nurses trained abroad as a substitute for nurses educated at home presents... Read more


Physician Burnout is Worsening

An update from a three-year study that evaluated burnout and work-life balance reveals that burnout among American physicians is worse today... Read more

Medical Professionals

Research Tackles Medic Performance Across Demography

A recent report by the General Medical Council reviews the issues as to why medics from one demographic group perform differently from those... Read more


Complex Infection Data Confusing for Consumers

According to a study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, patients often find it difficult to decipher complex numeric data... Read more

Hospital Staff

How To Keep Medics in Face of Shortage

A recent study predicts that by 2025, the U.S. will face a shortage of 46,000 to 90,000 physicians. Keeping in mind the fact that it takes approximately... Read more

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  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they are. Physicians have a strong internal drive to provide the best possible care for their patients and to continuously improve quality of care. But how do they know if they succeed?   Right now, we have a situation in healthcare where treatment results are not or are very minimally... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with pathophysiology in general. As an illustrator, I enjoy the opportunity to express my creativity and explore how the human body works. I feel lucky to be a PA in the field of internal medicine, where I get to help patients with a wide spectrum of issues. It’s very rewarding to take... Read more

Robert W. Wachter, MD is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also directs the Division of Hospital Medicine. Author of 250 articles and 6 books, he coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing... Read more

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Executive Health Management

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

2016 26 Oct

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction   The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it.   As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of a Good Reputation

2016 03 Aug

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients and qualified staff   Introduction   Whether in consumer goods, financial services, or medical technology, a company’s reputation is key to its commercial success. Brand awareness and a good reputation produce trust, and sustained trust is priceless.   Although it is difficult... Read more

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Dr. Christopher Lockie, FRCA

Infection Prevention in the ICU

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Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

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Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

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Antibiotic Management in the ICU

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Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

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