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Hospital-associated MRSA bacteria

Bundled Intervention Reduces Surgical Site Infections

A multicentre study published in JAMA shows that implementation of a multifaceted intervention can be effective in reducing surgical site infections... Read more

Patient-healthcare worker interaction in a nursing home

High Rates of MRSA Transmission in Nursing Homes

According to a new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, healthcare workers often contaminate their gloves and gowns... Read more

Hospital productivity better than thought

Hospital Productivity Improving

A new study by University of Southern California economists shows that hospital productivity growth — the increase in output produced from inputs... Read more

patient-doctor visit

The Medical Memory Helps Information Recall

A vexing problem that healthcare providers face is the challenge of explaining a serious diagnosis or complex procedure to a patient. Most of... Read more

Antibiotic resistance

New Chip Allows Optimal Antibiotic Selection

Researchers at the University of Toronto have designed a diagnostic chip that can help reduce testing time for antibiotic resistance from days... 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

 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three distinguished...

 Joel Starkopf, MD, PhD

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

Dr. Lakshman Karalliedde, DA FCA

Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

An Evolving Specialty Sri Lanka is steadily progressing to establish critical...

 Pauline Fontaine

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

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

 Peter Rose, Managing Director

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