EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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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Call for Additional Measures in EU Medical Device Legislation Proposal

The European medical technology industry, through its industry association Eucomed, has responded in detail to the European Medical Device Directive... Read more

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World's Governments Agree to Mercury-Free Healthcare in 2020

The world’s governments have finalised text for a global legally binding treaty on mercury, the bio-accumulative heavy metal that is poisoning... Read more

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Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities can lead to burnout in even the most dynamic and passionate of professionals. Excessive working hours and a lack of time to relax, combined with poor job satisfaction and a lack of control over your environment can lead to experiencing intense fatigue and disengagement. Burnout... Read more

We now live longer but increased life expectancy has led to more pressure on healthcare services. The Design Council in the UK is involved in an innovative new drive to improve the experience for all concerned. Called Transform Ageing this new cross-sector initiative brings together people in later life, social entrepreneurs and health and social care leaders... Read more

  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

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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

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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 Clairy Charizani

Continuous Improvement Team: Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki

The Importance of Team Work in Healthcare   The challenges of organising...

 David Howell, PhD

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman, MD

Prof. Hans Blickman

Prof. Blickman is Vice Chair, Department of Imaging Sciences at the University...

 Gina Hurst, MD

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

 ECRI Institute, Welwyn Garden City, UK

Medical Device Cybersecurity

WHEN WILL YOUR PACEMAKER BE HACKED ?In 2013, the Washington Post (among other...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

Editorial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in critical care...

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