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The World Needs New Antibiotics

The problem of antibiotic resistance continues to be a threat to healthcare and yet, investment in the development of new antibiotics remains... Read more

Who Really Makes Medical Decisions?

In today's healthcare, insurance companies hold a dominating position with respect to medical decisions about patient care. Dr Linda Girgis,... Read more

Improved Emergency Care Could Reduce Hospital Admissions

According to a three-year analysis by researchers at Mount Sinai, applying palliative care principles to emergency departments may reduce the... Read more

Study: Patients with in-hospital stroke face delays for diagnosis and treatment

Protocol Urged for In-hospital Stroke Patients

A Canadian study published online in JAMA Neurology reveals that patients who had a stroke while hospitalised for another reason waited longer... Read more

Top 5 Ways to Improve Patient Experience

Becker’s Hospital Review recently published tips on how hospitals in the U.S. could improve their Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare... 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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 Richard L. Izzo

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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Dr. Roberto Traducci

Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings

Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria della...

Dr. Evren Senturk

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

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

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Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

Dr. Leonel Lagunes, MD

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

 Abdallah Al-Mohammad

Designing a Hospital Cardiology Outreach Service

  The cardiology team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS ‏Foundation...

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