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Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting... Read more

Parkland Hospital

Big Hospital Rooms for Bariatric Patients Growing Trend

Parkland Hospital in Dallas has recently revamped its facilities and has redesigned its 862 single-patient rooms in the 17-story tower to accommodate... Read more

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Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis... Read more

Patient-Doctor Visit

Teaching Doctors Empathy

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription while doctors... Read more

Soundproofing hospital rooms for better care

Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys and squeaking... Read more

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Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast Asia region (2014),... Read more

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

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Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

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

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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

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Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

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CT Dose Management: A Pan European Strategy

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 Peter Rose

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ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited, chronic,...

 Ronny Beer

Optimising Nutrition With an Integrated Nutrition Module: Myth or Reality?

As a neurointensivist with a strong interest in nutritional support, I...

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