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Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, newly licensed registered nurses... Read more

Hand Hygiene Prevents Infections

PRIMIT - Web Programme Encourages Hand Washing

A randomised trial of more than 16,000 households in the UK used a web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing and found that... Read more

Patient ratings for hospitals

Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

Best Cleaning Methods for Hospital Rooms

Study Finds Gaps in Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms

A new systematic overview published in Annals of Internal Medicine finds a lack of evidence as to which methods are most effective at reducing... Read more

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Improving Health Information Exchange in the ER

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency... 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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Dr. Christian P Subbe

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

Dr. Catherine Mandel

The Radiology Events Register (RaER)

The Role and Value of Incident Reporting in&n

Dr. Frédéric Barbut, PharmD, PhD

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Prof. Jordi Rello, MD, PhD.

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

Dr. Francis Zarb

Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

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