Medical Documentation: Fair Return on Time Investment?
The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected... Read more
Insurance Status Affects Outcomes For Brain Tumour Patients
Uninsured brain tumour patients or those who use Medicaid experience longer hospital stays and are more likely to develop medical complications,... Read more
Overdiagnosis Risk In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
It is unknown whether the benefits outweigh the risks of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). AAA involves the swelling of the main... Read more
US Outspends Europe On Cancer Care But Mortality Remains High
A report that presents results “substantially contrary to previous findings” suggests that cancer mortality rates in the United States have only... Read more
Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas
A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions... Read more
Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the skies and Abba had a hit with ‘Money, Money, Money’ - the second success from their chart-topping album Arrival, which catapulted them to global stardom. The arrival of Christmas last year illustrated how England’s National Health Service (NHS) is struggling with thousands... Read more
More than 115 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, according to the National Vital Statistics System. Prescription painkillers are at the root of this epidemic, and healthcare providers can help make a dent in these alarmingly fatal statistics. Opioid prescription rates In the 90s, doctors began prescribing opioids to manage chronic pain,... Read more
Head of e-Health Section at Health Data & information Analysis Department
Due to the immense need to increase efficiency and improve both service quality and patient safety, digital transformation of the healthcare system has become an imperative and not an option. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, overall demand for healthcare is anticipated by McKinsey to increase by 240 percent over the next 20 years. However, the... 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
Creating Stronger Bonds Between Health Managers And Clinicians
Managers and clinicians in health and social care are committed profes... Read more
Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles
According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to... Read more
Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA
Markers for Therapeutic Progress in CancerLiquid biopsy Read more
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 HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
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,...