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Only Half of Physicians Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

State databases that monitor prescription medications to prevent the abuse and misuse of controlled substances are used by only half of physicians,... Read more

Hospital Aesthetics Not Enough To Improve Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction ratings do not rise in proportion to hospital renovation expenditures, according to a pre- and post-evaluation study conducted... Read more

EAHP Calls for Universal Use of Electronic Prescribing Across Europe

Ahead of its annual Congress in Hamburg, which is focused on the topic of patient safety, the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)... Read more

28 February is Rare Disease Day 2015

Rare Disease Day is observed on the final day of February each year. What began as a European event has become a worldwide campaign, with thousands... Read more

Measuring Physician Compassion: Patients Respond to Optimism

Many physicians struggle to deliver bad news to cancer patients. They must balance the need to honestly inform patients about their prognoses... Read more

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Poliomyelitis The lowest annual polio prevalence seen to date was in 2016, with 37 reported cases, so this disease may well be next to be eradicated. The following world regions have been declared polio-free: The Americas (1994); Indo-West Pacific region (1997); Europe (1998); Western Pacific region, including China (2000); and Southeast Asia region (2014),... Read more

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears. Gary had been diagnosed two weeks earlier with early-stage bladder cancer and underwent cystoscopic surgery. The catheter was removed a few days later then was put back in because of urinary retention. His urologist removed the catheter, again, on a Thursday afternoon. By Friday... Read more

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

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Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

Executive Health Management

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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 Chris Finnegan

How Design Can Improve the Healthcare Experience

Design Council’s founding purpose was to elevate the UK’s industrial design...

 Shirley Cramer

Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

 Michelle Kearns

Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO

The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief digital officer...

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Increased Functionality in 5D Ultrasound

With the aim of reducing the time factor and ‏increasing convenience in...

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