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Volume 17 - Issue 5, 2017

2017 09 Nov

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Health Management

Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

2017 19 Sep

A reminder about who is at the centre of the complex healthcare hierarchy and industry – the patient.   In May I was present at the excellent congress “Responsible Research and Innovation in the Health Industry”, organised among others by the EU Economic and Social Committee. I had the honour of speaking about my ideas on innovation and the obstacles... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiographers in Research: How to Get Involved

2017 07 Aug

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Executive Health Management

Research Improves Hospital Efficiency, Length of Stay, Healthcare Costs

2017 11 Jun

According to a study by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the IE Business School, public hospitals that generate more scientific publications are more efficient at attending patients. Findings of the study are published in the journal Research Policy. Study researchers also analysed the reduction in health care costs that could be associated... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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Critical Care in Brazil

2016 27 Sep

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and ranks fifth in the  ‏list of the most populous countries, with a population of approximately ‏209 million people (84% urban). It is a large country with ‏many challenges that affect the healthcare sector, such as economic ‏inequalities, and the demographic transition with an ageing population ‏(>10%... Read more

Executive Health Management

Early Detection System for Catheter Infections

2016 28 Apr

A research team led by the University of Bath has developed an early warning system for urinary catheter infections, a problem which can cause severe risk to patients’ health and costs the NHS an estimated £120 million per year.  Urinary catheters are used in people who have difficulty passing urine naturally and are often used during or after surgery,... Read more

ICU Management

Centre for Research in Intensive Care

2016 11 Mar

The Centre for Research in Intensive Care (CRIC) was established in 2015 to provide support and services for research into intensive care, intervention and treatment (CRIC.nu). CRIC was established to maintain and improve the infrastructure obtained through the large trials conducted in Denmark, the Scandinavian Starch for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock... Read more

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Publiometrics

2016 11 Mar

The significance of research or researchers is frequently discussed and debated, so also in the medical research field. Why do we publish? This straightforward question is often difficult to answer, at least in a simple way. As a starter we can list some reasons: We wish to make a difference for the outcome of our patients; We have an obligation to... Read more