EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Coffee and Cigarette Consumption Not All Bad News

According to a new study it appears that drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing... Read more

Major Research Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity Crisis

A significant study will have scientists investigate the genetic, dietary and social factors impacting child obesity.With childhood obesity... Read more

It’s Official: Sugar Substitute Aspartame ‘Is Safe’

The European Food Safety Authority has concluded that the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe and poses no threat to consumers’ health.At... Read more

NICE Warning: Incorrect Use of IV drips Causing Fatalities

A report published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence warns that one third of surgery patients' death within days was caused... Read more

Tumour Promoting Gene Discovered

More than one per cent of all cancer patients carry a gene which drives the development of tumours, and it is the first time ever that researchers... 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

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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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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Stockholm Science City Foundation: Hagastaden

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