National Recognition For Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centred processes... Read more
HIMSS Stage 7 Awarded to Radboud University Medical Center
Radboud University Medical Center in the first hospital in the Netherlands and the third in Europe to receive a Stage 7 Award by HIMSS Analytics... Read more
Many Severe Sepsis Survivors Experience Preventable Readmissions
Rehospitalisation within 90 days is common for survivors of severe sepsis, in which internal organs begin to shut down in response to serious... Read more
Physician-Pharma Conflicts of Interest Matter To Clinical Trial Participants
New research suggests that multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are interested in knowing the details of their physicians’ financial relationships... Read more
Medical Documentation: Fair Return on Time Investment?
The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected... 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 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
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 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
Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test
For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of CareChest pain patients... Read more
European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities
Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of... 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 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...
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,...