Search Tag: physicians

Tech-Savvy Doctors Improve Patient Care

2014 05 Aug

Health technology, which lets physicians access real-time data critical in making care decisions, can do a lot towards improving quality of care. As such, technology can be expensive for hospitals. This question then arises: Is it worth the cost? Generally, for health systems, getting doctors' support to cut costs is always a big challenge. "Traditionally... Read more

Bust that Stress! Tips for Healthcare Providers

2014 02 Jun

In most jobs, recognising and learning to manage daily stress is critical to a successful performance. Healthcare industry workers are particularly prone to pressure, having to complete quotas and targets and assist patients around the clock. They are frequently faced with life-or-death scenarios, traumatic events or overflowing waiting rooms. ... Read more

Philips Announces Milestone in Largest Ever Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial

2014 19 Feb

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular disease Royal Philips, a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, has announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84... Read more

Study Investigates Online Physician Rating Sites’ Influence

2014 19 Feb

A new study investigating the US population’s awareness of online physician ratings sites has found that 65% of respondents are aware of these ratings, with roughly one-fourth reporting usage of these sites. The full findings are published in the February 19 issue of JAMA.   Background information in the article states that while patients were... Read more

Cook Medical Introduces EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle

2014 18 Feb

Cook Medical is introducing the first endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) needle in the US and Europe that can acquire histological samples. The EchoTip ProCore Endobronchial Ultrasound Needle gives physicians the ability to retrieve both cell and tissue samples from lymph nodes or tumors in the pulmonary area. The EchoTip ProCore EBUS needle is... Read more

MEDICA 2014: Education Conference – Where Medicine and Technology Meet

2014 10 Feb

This year’s MEDICA Education Conference, part of the industry show MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf (November 12th through 15th) is dedicated to the interrelations between medicine and technology.  The conference theme is “Medicine meets technology – technology meets medicine”. As an academic conference, the event addresses physicians and medical professionals,... Read more