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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

The Heidelberg New Working Time Model

A new working time model has been proposed by researchers at the University of Heidelberg which may improve patient care quality by avoiding... Read more

Study: 34% of Trauma Patients Undertriaged

A new study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine found that 34 percent of major trauma patients are undertriaged in the United... 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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 Annika Reintam Blaser, MD, PhD

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

Prof Anders Perner

Centre for Research in Intensive Care

The Centre for Research in Intensive Care (CRIC) was established in 2015...

Dr Veronique Semjonow

Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test

For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of CareChest pain patients...

 Ted Reuss

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Dr. John Muscedere, MD

a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

A Quality Improvement InitiativeThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research...

Dr. Chulananda Goonasekera, MD PhD FRCP FCAI M Phil MRCPCH

Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

An Evolving Specialty Sri Lanka is steadily progressing to establish critical...

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