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Using Health Services Must Not Break Family Finances

High-level officials from health and finance ministries in 27 countries, and other experts, strongly supported the ideas underlying universal... Read more

Researchers Discover How the Bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus Colonises the Nose

A collaboration between researchers at the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and the Department of Microbiology at Trinity College Dublin... Read more

CVD Data to be Standardised Across Europe

Budgets are becoming tighter and health systems are under pressure to address the increasing burden of chronic diseases. Tackling chronic diseases... Read more

High-performance Direct Radiography Solution Enhances Staff Ergonomics

Agfa HealthCare has announced an agreement with Belgian university hospital UZ Brussels to implement its DX-D 800 direct radiography (DR) solution... Read more

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Home Monitoring May Improve Quality of Life for Cystic Fibrosis Patients and Reduce Healthcare Costs

ERT, a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes research services to biopharmaceutical organisations, medical device companies and... 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

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 Jan G. Zijlstra, MD, PhD

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

 Jonathan Downham

Podcasting

The Story Behind Critical Care Practitioner  Podcasts are audio files made...

 Simona Agger Ganassi

Health and Climate Changes: The importance of the Role of the Health Sector

The Challenge of Our Times Recent years have seen an increasing awareness...

Prof. Michael West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

Dr. Roberto Traducci

Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings

Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria della...

Dr. Thomas M Hemmerling, MSc, MD, DEAA

An Introduction to Robots in Anaesthesia

Technological advancement has made robots an integral part of several fields,...

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