NHS - The Sunshine Rule

UK Follows US Transparency Model for Healthcare Savings

As of 2016, UK National Health Service (NHS) staff will be obliged to declare gifts or hospitality received from drug companies and medical device... Read more


Fast Food Ousted to Improve Hospital Staff Health

Starting September, the Cleveland Clinic has removed McDonalds from its cafeteria and has decided to focus on healthier food options for its... Read more

360-degree feedback is an effective tool

Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting... Read more

Parkland Hospital

Big Hospital Rooms for Bariatric Patients Growing Trend

Parkland Hospital in Dallas has recently revamped its facilities and has redesigned its 862 single-patient rooms in the 17-story tower to accommodate... Read more


Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis... 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

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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Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten, MD, PhD.

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

Prof. Jeffrey Lipman

Physiotherapy Services in the Australian ICU

Physiotherapists are key members of the Australian intensive care unit...

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

Prof. Damien Gruson

The R-Evolution in Laboratory Medicine: The Need for a New Medical Paradigm

The EuroMedLab Congress this year aims to offer insight into the direction...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman, MD

Point-of-Care US: A New Service Delivery Model

Medical care in the Netherlands is organised through a gatekeeper, the...

 Brian Orta, MHA

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to...

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