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Medicines

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

Hospital waiting room

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

Hospital

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

Cost-savings

Joint Incentives for Surgical Savings

There are significant cost-saving opportunities in the management of operating room inventory if surgeons agree to standardise supplies used... Read more

ABIM maintenance of certification (MOC) programme

Maintaining Medical Certification at Valuable Time Cost

New research indicates that the cost of completing the American Board of Internal Medicine’s maintenance of certification (MOC) programme may... 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

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

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

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

From Our Journals

Prof. John G Laffey, MD, MA

ARDS Still Under-Recognised, Under-Treated

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) seems to be underrecognised,...

Dr. Wolf E. Hautz, MD, MME

Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

Switzerland is a country of 8.2 million inhabitants, who mostly live outside...

Prof. Jean-Louis Teboul, MD, PhD.

Fluids for the Patient with Leaky Lungs

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterised by increas...

 Pauline Fontaine

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged...

 Parthasarathy Raghava, MS, M.Sc.(Hons.), BE(Hons.)

Current Developments in the European PCI Devices Market

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the major causes of death worldwide...

 Joachim Herzig, Professor

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

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