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High Rates Of Avoidable Hospitalisations In Poor Communities

In New Jersey, USA, communities with low per capita income levels are found to have high rates of preventable hospital visits, according to a... Read more

Report Highlights Entrapment Gaps in Hospital Beds

A recent report published in the online journal Age and Ageing outlines the findings from a survey of beds within a large teaching hospital in... Read more

A £2m Award To Study Bacterial Polymer Resistance

Morgan Alexander, Professor of Biomedical Surfaces in the School of Pharmacy and Paul Williams, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, in the School... Read more

New and Advanced Therapy for Chronic Inflammatory Disease

The pharmaceutical industry and scientific researchers are developing new and improved drugs for the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases.... Read more

Philips Acquires Unisensor, Strengthens Diagnostic Analysis Capability

Philips has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Unisensor, an innovator in the field of optical analysis of fluids for diagnostic... 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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 Guy De Backer

Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years

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Cardio-Oncology: A Developing Specialty for Comprehensive Cardiac Care

Over the past several decades there have been significant and important...

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Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

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Geriatrics In Turkey

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The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that...

 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

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