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Risk of Death Higher for Patients Admitted at Weekend

According to an analysis published in The BMJ, patients who are admitted to hospital at the weekend are likely to be sicker and also have a higher... Read more

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Unethical Targets in India's Private Hospitals

The BMJ reports that doctors working in India's private hospitals are often under pressure to carry out unnecessary tests and procedures in order... Read more

Nighttime at Hospital

Graveyard Shift No Impact on Next Day Surgery

According to a new study that examined the effects of sleep deprivation on surgeons, patients that received common operations in the daytime... Read more

Emergency Medical Service

Pilots Reduce Readmissions and Overcrowding

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care and collaborators from the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency and the Glendale and... Read more

Hospital Food

Healthy Options Leads to Rise in Hospital Retail Meals

More and more hospital cafeterias are serving retail meals and drawing in more paying customers. Modern Healthcare reports that hospitals served... Read more

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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

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more

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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

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... 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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 Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERS

Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

A Real Causality With Worse Outcomes or Just a Marker of Severity? Candida...

 Tess Harris

ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited, chronic,...

Prof. Gernot Marx, MD

Telemedicine is the Future

Professor Gernot Marx is Director of the Department of Intensive Care...

Dr. Salvador Casado Buendía, MD

Getting Started with a Health Blog

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

 Thomas West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

Prof. Davide Caramella

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points• Radiology departments need to communicate with patients about...

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