ecancerHub – A New Approach to Cancer Communication
Eurocancercoms is pleased to annouce the launch of ecancerHub - a new, open-access, integrated approach to providing the whole cancer community... Read more
Health and Structural Funds - Sharing Good Practice
The EIPA (European Institute of Public Administration) is organising a seminar in Maastricht on 13-14 September on the use of EU structural funds. This... Read more
Programme Reduces Infections, Saves Lives and Money
Acclaimed checklist programme gives tenfold return on investment A quality improvement programme that saves lives by dramatically reducing... Read more
First Manufacturer Receives Official Approval of the E-Health Card in Germany
On October 1 2011, Germany will begin the country-wide distribution of its new electronic health card. Morpho (Safran group) is the first manufacturer... Read more
WHO Director-General Names Sir Liam Donaldson Envoy for Patient Safety
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan has named Professor Sir Liam Donaldson as WHO Envoy for Patient Safety. In this role, Sir Liam, who served... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
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
2016 26 Oct
Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduction The conversation in healthcare today is no longer about whether competition is good or bad. It’s about who’s eating your lunch and what to do about it. As more and more countries adopt market-based approaches for healthcare delivery, executive attention will continue to... 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 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
Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?
The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing... Read more
Dietitians in Critical Care - A Fundamental and Evolving Role
Nutrition in Critical Care Patients in the critical care setting are at... Read more
MRI Care Pathway: Supporting a Quality Management System
In any MRI unit, service quality as experienced by patients depends on... 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,...
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...