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Preventing Infections during Healthcare Laundry Process

According to a review published online in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of... Read more

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How Productive are Patient Satisfaction Surveys?

According to a recent report from The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan research institute, patient satisfaction surveys may be doing more harm... Read more

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Hospital Model Predicts Mortality

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a new tool can help clinicians assess hospital patients' risk of... Read more

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5 Traits a Healthcare CEO Needs

Healthcare organisations that aim to survive and grow need CEOs that understand the continuum of care and are capable of providing patients a... Read more

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'Hotspotting' Valuable for Population Health Management

Leaders at Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City, Utah) discussed their organisation's efforts in population health hotspotting during a recent... 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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 Bert van Meurs

The Future of Image Guided Therapy

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Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

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Noninvasive Ventilation

In less than two decades noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has become...

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In Turkey intensive care was not a separate specialty for years, and was...

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CT Dose Management: A Pan European Strategy

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