Pharmacists Play Critical Role in Improving Patient Health
According to a study conducted by Scot H. Simpson, professor in the faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta,... Read more
Some Preoperative Tests Still Common Despite Low Value
While guidelines from professional associations have sought to discourage use of certain preoperative tests considered to be of low value and... Read more
Productivity Gains and Not Wage Cuts Can Restrain Health Care Prices
According to a new study by New York University, researchers found very little evidence to support the belief that healthcare workers'... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
23 July marks international #hellomynameis day, the campaign which spreads the message on something that is sadly lacking in some healthcare quarters: simple and human communication between staff and patients. HealthManagement.org caught up with campaign co-founder, Chris Pointon, to find out about the wildfire changes the campaign is making in... Read more
As Virtual reality (VR) becomes more accessible, it has infiltrated most industries that are trying to use the newest technology to innovate their business practices. There are many instances in which experiencing a situation virtually offers many benefits, especially when attempting to prepare for high risk situations. This has made VR a highly beneficial... Read more
The hustle-bustle and frantic ways of today’s lifestyle can leave a lasting impression on people’s mental health. When faced with mental health issues, it is very difficult for people to do their job, take care of their family or balance their work life. On the other hand, due to high pressure and stress at workplaces, some people become so fragile... Read more
2017 16 May
Introduction Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure to improve outcomes – whether because they are operating in a fee-for-performance or value-based care environment, or simply because today’s increasingly informed patients are deliberately pursuing treatment at facilities with a reputation for superior care. Whatever... Read more
2017 07 Apr
Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract patients, qualified staff, and recommendations from referring physicians. This white paper examines the factors that shape hospitals’ reputations in the eyes of these audiences, the assumptions that patients make about hospital quality, the role of the Internet and public... Read more
2017 21 Mar
Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve their overall quality of care. In order to contend with this challenge, many hospitals have implemented measures to establish high-quality care standards. For the most part, hospitals have elected to establish clinical pathways designed to govern the entire care process,... Read more
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: Unanswered Questions
The value and importance of multidisciplinary teams in breast cancer... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives
Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference... Read more
Helping healthcare face up to enterprise risk management
The Institute of Risk Management is bringing together best international... Read more
The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'
Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the... Read more
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
Multidrug resistance (MDR) is increasing worldwide and has been a... Read more
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...