Online Self-Scheduling Boosts Clinical Productivity and Patient Engagement
Online appointment scheduling by patients has the potential to save the healthcare industry more time and money than sophisticated new telemedicine... Read more
Rotating Night Shifts Increase Risk of CVD and Lung Cancer
According to a report published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there is a possibility of increased risk of cardiovascular disease... Read more
Work Time Control Enhances Physicians' Sleep and Wellbeing
Physicians' work schedules are an important determinant of their own wellbeing and that of their patients. A new study published in Applied... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
I was struck by a press announcement of the United States Food and Drug Administration of 23 May 2017: ‘FDA approves first cancer treatment for any solid tumour with a specific genetic feature’ This is good news. Because it means that the knowledge that science has given us many years ago now is accepted by the regulator for the first time. Cancer... Read more
We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some of the answers will surprise you.I recently had the honor of giving the key note speech at the Healthcare Business International Conference 2017, where 570 healthcare industry CEOs from 50 countries gathered to share their perspectives on what to expect in healthcare over the next... Read more
Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly important role in many work processes. This trend is set to continue, and medical equipment and IT will be linked even more closely in the future. Intelligent technology investment strategies will therefore need to be more holistic to be effective going forward. Besides... 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 your hospital’s... 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 performance... 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, with impressive... Read more
American College of Cardiology 2017 Meeting Cholesterol Lowering
Cholesterol Lowering (R)evolution, TAVI and More...The latest cardiology... Read more
Resuscitation in Resource-Poor Settings – A Southern Africa Experience
Worldwide, there are over 17 million cardiovascular deaths each year, and... Read more
Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective
In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between... Read more
How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department
Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department begins... Read more
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,...
Based on the long-established and reliable OTF/AS cryostat, the new OTF5000 brings the extensive range of Bright cryostats completely up to date. New styling coupled with improved user ergonomics, the latest blade systems in the ever-reliable and powerful...
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 Clini-RF is a new type of freezer designed to rapidly freeze specimens for sectioning or processing. It has a rapid freezer tank which can hold object holders as well as hexane for immersion of the specimens. The Clini-RF eliminates the need to use...