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<p style="text-align:justify">Rapid economic growth and growing population have combined to create a critical situation for Southeast Asian governments. Even as the spending on healthcare systems in the region has increased with the increase in incidences of adverse health conditions it looks like demand is outstripping the supply of healthcare in the region.</p>
<p style="text-align:justify">The healthcare delivery market in Southeast Asia, valued at US$71 billion, remains significantly under-penetrated and underprepared. This is reflected in the high growth rate of 15 per cent, clocked year-on-year. The region accounts for 10 per cent of the world’s population and 20 per cent of the world’s disease burden, yet commands only 3 per cent of glob
The movement to grow Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs) in the United States is now more than 600-member strong. As we move from an economic system based on fee-for-service and volume to one based on paying for quality and value, many changes will take place. The changes are expanded culture of quality and accountability, creation of new business models, identifying the importance of health information technology, and the centrality of clinical integration.
<p style="text-align:justify">A new paradigm for determining diagnosis and prognosis is evolving that is set to revolutionise the way patients are managed, thereby increasing effectiveness without compromising productivity or quality of care provided. It is called ‘practising evidence-based medicine’.</p> <p style="text-align:justify">Clinical practice is changing due to rapid advance
<p style="text-align:justify">Next to healthy intact skin, medical gloves are the first line of defence against infectious pathogens, providing a protective barrier for both the healthcare provider and the patient. The World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) Blood-borne Pathogen Standard, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Wo
<p style="text-align:justify">Healthcare providers are under increasing pressure in today’s society - populations are expanding at an unprecedented rate and many people are living longer. With demand for the services on the rise, hospitals strive to meet their patients’ needs and expectations for high-quality treatment, without compromise. However, the risk of Healthcare-acquired Infec
<h3 style="text-align:justify"><strong>Is the existing environment sufficiently suitable for practising a better healthcare system? What measures have to be taken for better outcomes?</strong></h3> <p style="text-align:justify">In order to build a system of safety, we must first all agree as to what we mean by patient safety. As with any work, unless we agree to a common definition and understand
<p style="text-align:justify">At Gundersen Health System, we define health of the populations we serve to include physical and mental health, social well-being, and the fiscal health of our communities. We are so convinced that this should be a part of responsible healthcare, and thus been embedded in our strategic plan and is a measured, integral part of how we accomplish our goals. That is, we p
<p style="text-align:justify">That healthcare is absolutely essential even for sustenance is well known. Water management, energy management, building automation, transportation –every single item in the formation of a smart city presupposes healthy individuals in the ‘smart community’. Attention to ‘smart healthcare’ in 2015 is therefore not a luxury but an absolute