Study Reveals 80% of Doctors fear the Way They Will be Treated in Their Old Age

In a new study from the Economist Intelligence Unit on healthcare provision for an ageing population, supported by Pfizer, the overwhelming majority... Read more

Health Priorities of Danish EU Presidency

During the Danish Presidency of the Council of the EU, a number of dossiers on the health area will dominate the work of the Council: Antimicrobial... Read more


Thermo Fisher Scientific Cassette Cuts Tissue Embedding Time in Half

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the Thermo Scientific SecureSette, a new cassette for histology laboratories that reduces embedding time... Read more


Preventing Cross-Border Health Threats

To better protect Europeans from a wide range of health threats, and provide for a fully co-ordinated response in the event of a crisis, the... Read more


European Robots Helping to Perform Safer, Quicker Brain Surgery

EU-funded researchers from Germany, Italy, Israel and the UK have achieved a breakthrough development in robotic neurosurgery. The ROBOCAST project,... 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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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

Standardizing Quality of Care

2016 04 Aug

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure, improve quality, and gain efficiency   Introduction   Standards are vital in many industries – from power and manufacturing to banking and mobile communications. They improve efficiency, particularly in complex industries with complex processes.   This is also true for healthcare.... 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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Dr. Christian P Subbe

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

 Anthony Kurec, MS, H(ASCP). DLM

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology and...

 Jonathan McNulty

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Assoc. Prof. Georg A. Roth, MD

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

Dr. Leonel Lagunes, MD

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

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