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Pressure To Prescribe: More Antibiotics Ordered Where Physicians Compete With Clinics

Wealthier areas of the US have more antibiotic prescriptions written per capita, where there is greater competition among care providers, according... Read more

WHO 'Taken Aback' By Measles Resurgence in Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been “taken aback” by the outbreak of measles across Europe, as news came on Wednesday about the measles-related... Read more

Tool Predicts Risk of Chronic Pain After Surgery

A study has developed a new scoring system that helps physicians identify patients’ risks of chronic pain after surgery. Researchers needed to... Read more

Online Physician Profiles Include Patient Feedback

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) has begun adding the results of patient surveys to the profiles of individual physicians on its... Read more

Video About End-of-Life Procedures Informs Decisions of Terminally Ill Patients

A video which describes assistive and resuscitation procedures, such as CPR and intubation, helps seriously ill older patients to decide whether... 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

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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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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

 Maria-Helena Smet

In Small Doses

Reducing dose to improve the long-term health and Safety of preemies and...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Emergency Medicine & Trauma

Providing seamless emergency care is the ideal for those of us who work...

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Creating a Safety Network for Use in a Clinical Environment

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 Panos E Vardas

Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine

During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced...

 Ashley Maltz

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before he...

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