EIB Provides 200 Million Euro for Finnish Hospital Modernisation
Hospital patients in the greater Helsinki region will from 2014 be received in significantly modernised, extended and better equipped facilities... Read more
Finally: Real Progress on the Information to Patients Directive?
The European Commission recently released its revised proposal on ‘Information to Patients’ which looks at different ways of providing information... Read more
WPI Researchers Turn a Smart Phone into a Medical Monitor
An iPhone app that measures the user's heart rate is not only a popular feature with consumers, but it sparked an idea for a Worcester Polytechnic... Read more
Maastricht University, Philips and Medtronic Offer Executive Course for Hospitals Managers to Increase Entrepreneurialism in Healthcare
Maastricht University, Philips and Medtronic jointly created an executive course for hospital managers addressing the need to improve entrepreneurialism... Read more
EU Umbrella Organisations Call for Concrete EU-level Action for Better Adherence to Therapies
On 21 September 2011, in a lunch debate held at the European Parliament in Brussels EPF, CPME, PGEU and EFPIA brought together the perspectives... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
The NHS is constantly working to deliver health services which are safe, effective and provide a good experience of care. At some stage in our lives almost all of us will have cause to see a doctor – in our local general practice or in a hospital setting – and want to be sure that our doctors meet the high standards we expect. Every year doctors undergo... Read more
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
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
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
Creating Stronger Bonds Between Health Managers And Clinicians
Managers and clinicians in health and social care are committed profes... Read more
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 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 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,...