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Format: 2014-04-21
Format: 2014-04-21

Peer Review in Belgium: Health System Performance Assessment

19 May 2014
Belgium piloted its first Health System Performance Assessment (HSPA) framework in 2008. The framework provides the basis to improve decision-making in health systems. Taking the Belgian experience...

Psychiatric nurses call for more efficient system

20 Apr 2014
The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said a more efficient system must be put in place by the Health Minister and the HSE for reporting adverse incidents or deaths within the mental health system.

Patients ineligible for HCV treatment due to age, comorbidities

20 Apr 2014
LONDON — Age and comorbid medical conditions are the most important reasons patients are ineligible for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection, according to data presented at The...

Patients ineligible for HCV treatment due to age, comorbidities

20 Apr 2014
LONDON — Age and comorbid medical conditions are the most important reasons patients are ineligible for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection, according to data presented at The...

Patients ineligible for HCV treatment due to age, comorbidities

20 Apr 2014
LONDON — Age and comorbid medical conditions are the most important reasons patients are ineligible for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection, according to data presented at The...

Top hospitals join forces to improve treatment of obesity, diabetes

20 Apr 2014
People with obesity and diabetes living in Texas now have access to Cleveland Clinic’s best practices, patient and safety initiatives, clinical pathways and protocols inside an affiliation between...

Why big buttocks can be bad for your health

20 Apr 2014
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health

Why big buttocks can be bad for your health

20 Apr 2014
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health

'Most of these elderly people have a very simple need not to be on their own any more'

19 Apr 2014
For thousands of isolated older people whose families are far away and whose council help has been cut, innovative community schemes are tackling the 'generation strain' of loneliness Richard, 79, a...

House Calls Are Making a Comeback

19 Apr 2014
Visits by palliative care specialists let medical professionals monitor patients’ physical and emotional health and arrange help with needed tasks.

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