EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

CE Mark Approval for Beckman Coulter’s Vitamin D Total Assay

It was announced that Beckman Coulter has received the CE Mark approval for Access 25 (OH) Vitamin D Total assay for use on the Access 2 and... Read more

How To Print Your Own Tissue Types

It sounds like a futuristic dream, yet it has been researched for a number of years already: simply printing out tissue and organs.Scientists... Read more

EU Rules on Medical Device Approval System Strengthened

Vital measures aiming at improving current approval method and patient safety are endorsed in plenary session, setting a solid discussion base... Read more

Outdoor Air Pollution Classified as Major Environmental Contributor to Fatal Cancer by IARC

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the dedicated cancer agency of the World Health Organisation, has in a recent statement... Read more

Medical Implants Procedures Revised to Increase Device Controls

To further ensure the safety of patients undergoing treatment for breast or hip implants the European Parliament's Environment Committee has... 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

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Oliver A. Cornely

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Dr. Karen Luxford

Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

 Carlos Faustmann

Esaote's Long Term Vision

On the occasion of Esaote’s recent launch of their latest mobile ultrasound...

 Shirley Cramer

The Challenges of Integration

“Buzzwords abound in healthcare. The latest, ‘Integration’, will only be...

Prof. Todd Dorman

Critical Care Education and Leadership

Todd Dorman takes office as President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine...

 Claire Church

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

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