MEDICA 2013: Meeting point for top decision-makers in the medical industry

At the COMPAMED, suppliers demonstrate a maximum level of technical progress in the field of mini componentsOnce again, from 20 to 23 November... Read more

Health Spending Growth Halted Across OECD Countries Affected by Financial Crisis

As published by a new OECD report, total health spending has fallen in one of three OECD countries between 2009 and 2011, with those hardest... Read more

International Diabetes Federation Predicts Global Increase in Diabetes

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) one in ten of the world's population will have diabetes by 2035. The latest edition... Read more

MEDICA 2013: Philips Unveils Healthcare Transforming Solutions at Congress

New healthcare solutions developed with users and patients help improve the recovery process and treatment options for patients while supporting... Read more

MEDICA 2013: Swisslog to Present Healthcare-Specific Innovations

From November 20 to 23, 2013, Swisslog Healthcare Solutions will present its latest innovations at the world’s largest medical trade fair, MEDICA,... 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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