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Philips enters into collaboration with Janssen to develop new handheld blood test

Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it has entered into a multi-year development agreement... Read more

UV Light Robot Can Help Stop Spread of Superbugs in Hospital Rooms

According to a new research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, a robot can clean a hospital room just as well as... Read more

New Quality Reporting Measures for Physician Anaesthesiologists

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have recently approved two new Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures and 16... Read more

ER Clinicians Benefit From Mental Rehearsal of Trauma Scenarios

The fast-paced environment of trauma resuscitation demands that team members understand their responsibilities before patients enter the hospital,... Read more

New Contact Precautions for Visitors of Infectious Disease Patients

Leading infectious diseases experts have released new guidance for healthcare facilities looking to establish precautions for visitors of patients... Read more

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The motivation for implementing Patient Blood Management is based on the finding of anaemia, especially in the operative setting, representing a risk factor for increased odds of in-hospital mortality as well as additional complications. All too frequently, patients already have insufficient blood volume when presenting for surgery.  During... Read more

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, replacing the 1995 Data Protection Directive. Directly binding and applicable in all EU states, the GDPR aims to protect the data and privacy of the European population by giving control back to citizens and to make the regulatory environment simpler... Read more

Healthcare in the U.S. is an industry that’s ripe for innovation. From a convoluted insurance system to a complicated chain of care to a lack of price transparency, many factors combine to create a healthcare system that’s slow, expensive, inefficient, and difficult to navigate.   But some companies are fast at work addressing the many pain... Read more

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Executive Health Management

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

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

Executive Health Management

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

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

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Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

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

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Dr. Manu LNG Malbrain MD, PhD

Update on Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

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 Frank Roebroek

Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success

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Medical Devices and Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

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Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

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Variation in end-of-life care

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