15 Patient Safety Collaboratives Funded in England

A new national programme will be launched today by Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, to improve the safety of patients and ensure continual... Read more

Zoom On: Martin Bromiley, Clinical Human Factors Group

Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging... Read more

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2014 Awarded For Brain's 'Inner GPS' Discovery

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with one half to John O´Keefe... Read more

"Virtual Ward" Care Does Not Prevent Readmissions

A study was conducted with patients at high risk of hospital readmission or death after hospital discharge, which used a virtual ward model of... Read more

Oesophageal Cancer Screening: Low Risk of Liability Claims

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission... Read more

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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

The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more

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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

Standardizing Quality of Care

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

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

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Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

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Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

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