Putting Patients in the Driving Seat: A Digital Future for Healthcare

The European Commission has unveiled an action plan to address barriers to the full use of digital solutions in Europe's healthcare systems.... Read more


HITRUST and (ISC)²® Partner to Develop Professional Standards for Credentialing in Healthcare Information Security

(ISC)² the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, and the Health Information Trust Alliance... Read more


Method Developed by VTT Targets Diagnosis of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Half of patients could be diagnosed a year earlier than current clinical practice A software tool called PredictAD developed by VTT Technical... Read more


Beckman Coulter Use InterSystems Ensemble Integration Platform to Streamline Automated Pathology Services

InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, today announced that Beckman Coulter, one of the world’s leading manufacturers... 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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Executive Health Management

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

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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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a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

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