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MEDICON Opens with Medicine's Roots Remembered

MEDICON, the three-day congress on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, opened in Paphos, Cyprus today with delegates from Europe,... Read more

MEDICON

Crisis, What Crisis? Clinical Engineers on Cost Cutting at MEDICON

The role that Clinical Engineers have played in developing and implementing health technology and, ultimately, cost cutting in healthcare, goes... Read more

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Researchers To Study Why 50% of Italian Village Are Centenarians

300 People Have Low Rates of Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s   Researchers in the United States and Italy have teamed up to study the lifestyle... Read more

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Hospital Meals: Sit Up for Better Health

New research published in Journal of Advanced Nursing has confirmed what healthcare professionals have always known; patients often eat poorly,... Read more

EPF

New President for EPF

On the occasion of the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) Annual General Meeting, EPF members elected five new board members, a new President and... Read more

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We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward.   Besides... Read more

I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

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7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

2017 16 May

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care.   Whatever your hospital’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

2017 07 Apr

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract patients, qualified staff, and recommendations from referring physicians. This white paper examines the factors that shape hospitals’ reputations in the eyes of these audiences, the assumptions that patients make about hospital quality, the role of the Internet and public performance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

2017 21 Mar

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve their overall quality of care. In order to contend with this challenge, many hospitals have implemented measures to establish high-quality care standards. For the most part, hospitals have elected to establish clinical pathways designed to govern the entire care process, with impressive... Read more

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Fluid Choices in Brain Injury

Fluid management for acute brain damage has changed profoundly in the last...

 Anne-Sophie Parent

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that...

Dr. Vitaly Herasevich

The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

Dr. Karen Luxford

Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

 Xian Su

Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?

Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...

Dr. Svetlena Taneva

Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist

What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director why...

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