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New Imaging Technique Reduces Risk in Gallbladder Surgery

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) have developed a new imaging technique to reduce the risk of patients sustaining bile... Read more

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Study: Medication Errors Common in Surgery

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that some sort of mistake or adverse event occurred in 1 out of 2 surgeries studied... Read more

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Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia... Read more

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Perioperative Surgical Home: Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

In its second year of implementation, the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care led to improved quality of care and more cost savings... Read more

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Shared Decision-Making in Germany: Patient and Physician Perspectives

Shared decision making is now anchored in the Law on Patient Rights and the Professional Code for Physicians in Germany. Under this new model,... 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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 Joseph Castillo, MSc

MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System

In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on...

 Paul E.Marik, MBBCh, MMed, FCP(SA),FRCP(C), FCCM, FCCP, FACP, ABPNS, UCNS-NCC, DAvMed, BSc Hons (Pharmacol), DA(SA),DTM&H

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

 Rowland Illing, DM MRCS FRCR

Affidea - Healthcare Without Borders

Affidea is an international healthcare provider focused on advanced diagnostic...

Dr. med. René Patzwahl

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

Developing thorough competency in both specialty and professionalism is...

 Lucie Robson

Increased Functionality in 5D Ultrasound

With the aim of reducing the time factor and ‏increasing convenience in...

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