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Hospital Invests in Sustaining Local Community

St. Luke's Hospital is helping preserve it midtown neighbourhood and has taken on the role of residential real estate developer. Westport Today... Read more

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Cancer Drug Costs Need to Drop

In a manifesto, a group of eminent oncologists note how the steep prices of cancer drugs are affecting the care of patients with cancer. They... Read more


Better Medication Management Reduces Readmissions

According to the American Heart Association, poor medication adherence costs the healthcare system approximately $300 billion annually due to... Read more

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Better Resource Management Minimises Weekend Mortality

Since several studies have now shown that patients admitted to hospitals during the weekend are more likely to die and have serious complications,... Read more


New Outpatient Model

A hospital in Texas has created a short-stay center to address the increasing demand for outpatient services and a surplus of inpatient beds.... 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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Dr. Steve Mathieu

Getting Started With Twitter

The growth of social media for medical CPD has been astronomical over recent...

Dr. med. Jörg Glahn

ICU-Related Dysphagia

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and TreatmentDue to malnutrition...

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Patient Safety and Social Media

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing...

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

Dr. med. René Patzwahl

SOCRATES: An Electronic Evaluation System to Advance Medical Trainees

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

Dr Maurizio Cecconi

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

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

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