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Pod-and-huddle ED Model Speeds Processes

Emergency departments (ED) are usually designed in a linear flow, attaching nurses or physicians to particular patients and specific tasks. However,... Read more

Stethescope

Improving Patient Safety by Cutting Misdiagnosis

According to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Cente, it is time... Read more

C. Difficile

C. Diff Infection Needs Concerted Action

According to an article published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical for controlling... Read more

MEDICA 2015

MEDICA is the world's largest event for the medical sector and is organised every year in November in Düsseldorf, Germany. This year, the event... Read more

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Nurses Helping Employers Create Safe and Productive Workplaces

Across the U.S., nurses are on the frontline of efforts to create a Culture of Health in the workplace to foster individual well-being, beneficial... 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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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

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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

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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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 Valentin Sinitsyn

Clinical Use of Coronary CT Angiography

CHANGE OF PARADIGMDuring the last decades we have witnessed a tremendous...

Dr. Salvador Casado Buendía, MD

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

Prof. Ingrid Egerod

Critical Care in Denmark

Interview with Professor Ingrid EgerodProf. Ingrid Egerod, RN, MSN, PhD...

Dr. Fernando Suarez Sipmann

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

 Jayna Gardner-Gray, MD

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

 Jason M Duran, MD, PhD

Biomarkers in Heart Failure

Cardiac biomarkers, including natriuretic peptides and troponins, have...

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