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Patient violence

UNC Collaboration on Halting Violence Against Clinicians in China

This spring, retired Director of Oral Health at Guangdong General Hospital in China, Chen Zhongwei, was attacked and killed by a patient he treated... Read more

Medic stress

Physician Suicide: Highest Rate in Professions

As the issue of physician suicide comes to the fore in a bid to shake the stigma around this phenomenon, a group of physicians organised a national Day... Read more

Cancer

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease: 12 European Countries

Despite cancer accounting for less than half the number of deaths than CVD in Europe as a whole, in nine of the 15 countries which were members... Read more

Physicians incentives

Incentive Programme for Complex Care Patients: Failed

Incentive payments to primary care physicians for the provision of care for patients with complex health conditions did not improve primary... Read more

Ob-Gyn

Catholic Hospitals Discourage Referrals for Reproductive Services

Catholic hospitals, which represent a growing share of health care in the United States, prohibit staff from providing many common reproductive... 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

 Audrey De Jong, MD, PhD

Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?

Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,...

 Pamela Wible

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he...

Dr. Diana Miglioretti, PhD.

Mammographic Screening for Women with Dense Breasts, Prof. Diana Miglioretti

As breast density legislation is introduced in more and more states of...

 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,...

Dr. Matti Reinikainen

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

Prof. Pedro Póvoa, MD, PhD

Biomarker Guided Antibiotic Therapy: What’s New?

The aim of the present review is to summarise the current evidence for...

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