Call for Tender on Prevention Strategies for Type 2 Diabetes

The action will focus on developing prevention strategies for schoolchildren (teenagers, 12–14 years) at risk of type 2 diabetes.The first phase... Read more

Empowering Children in Clinical Trials

There is evidence that over 50 percent of medicinal products developed for children have not been tested or authorised for use by this age group.... Read more

Study Finds No Link Between Medtech Innovation and Increase in Health Expenditure

MedTech Europe, the alliance of European Medical Technology Industry Associations, welcomes new research from the European Health Technology... Read more

WHO Launches New Tool to Estimate Health Costs of Climate Change

WHO/Europe developed a new tool to help Member States estimate the costs associated with damage to health due to climate change, and those of... Read more

Shortening the Time from Medical Research to Treatment

Chronic diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's have seen an increase across Europe due to higher life expectancy and changes in lifestyle. In... 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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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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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

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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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The aim of the present review is to summarise the current evidence for...

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