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Patient Care: How Important are Placebo Effects?

Placebos have been used to ease pain and other symptoms for centuries and are used in clinical trials as controls for testing new drug therapies.... Read more

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Eliminating Emotional Harm to Patients

Hospitals should strive to eliminate emotional harm as much as they do to reduce or eliminate physical harm to patients, according to a BMJ article... Read more

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10 Tools for Change Management

Technology, rising competition and consumer trends are only some of the many challenges that companies have to deal with in today's ever-changing... Read more

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Patient Safety: Reducing Dietary Errors

Dietary errors occurred in 285 events reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority between January 2009 and June 2014, with eight events... Read more

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Effectiveness of Cross-Border Healthcare

European Patients Forum (EPF) organised a major European conference on cross-border healthcare in Brussels, Belgium. Patient leaders from across... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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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

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 Spiros Kotopoulis

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Prof. Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS

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 Mansur Hasib

Mansur Hasib

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Prof. Aristomenis Exadaktylos, MD, MSc., FRCEM

Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

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

 Rowland Illing, DM MRCS FRCR

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic...

Dr Maurizia Capuzzo, Medical Doctor

Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

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