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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

Measles Elimination Target Only Met by Half of the EU/EEA Countries

Fourteen out of the 30 reporting countries to ECDC (29 EU/EEA countries plus Croatia) have met the elimination target of less than one case of... Read more

EU Research Making Headway in Early Cancer Detection

An EU-funded project is pushing the envelope on cancer treatment delivery, through the development of emerging technology based on magnetic resonance... 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

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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

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

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 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

Assoc. Prof. Daryl Jones

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

 Shirley Cramer

Steering the Integration Agenda: Stable Leadership Needed

Service Integration Overcoming barriers between the health and care sectors...

 François Beloncle, MD

Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the ‏most...

Dr. Gerardo Tusman

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

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