Doctors Demand Apology: BMJ Medical Error Deaths 'Shoddy' Study
Two Pennsylvania doctors have reacted against a BMJ paper that claimed one third of deaths in the U.S. are caused by medical errors. Shyam Sabat,... Read more
Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly
A report in Kaiser Health News has highlighted the serious lack of physicians available to tend to the growing population of elderly in the U.S.... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
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
2016 04 Aug
How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency Introduction Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes. This is also true for healthcare.... Read more
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
Implementing Dose Monitoring Software In A Radiology Department
MEETING THE CHALLENGESImplementation Considerations Before planning im... Read more
Lung Protective Ventilation - Twinstream® Pulsatile Bi-Level Ventilation (P-BLV)
The Twinstream® ventilator (Carl Reiner GMBH, Vienna, Austria) is an e... Read more
Breast Density and Choosing Optimal Breast Screening
DenseBreast-info.org was set up in 2015 to provide education to patients... Read more
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...