Four-day work week pilot

The world's biggest four-day work week pilot begins. More than 3000 workers at 70 UK companies are about to begin a 6 month trial of a 4 day work week. Its based on the 100:80:100 model – 100% pay for 80% time, in exchange for a commitment to maintain 100% productivity. Read more at:

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Lockdown of tumour cells

Research team at the University of Konstanz led by biologist Christof Hauck discovers novel inhibitor that enables lockdown of tumour cells. Research team at the University of Konstanz led by biologist Christof Hauck discovers novel inhibitor that makes tumor cells immobile Protein phosphatases are the antagonists of protein kinases, together these two enzyme groups control virtually every aspect of cell behavior.  Lockdown for tumor cells — Read on

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Approved medical expenses in 2020 and 2021 in Germany

The Central Association of Statutory Health Insurance has published the GKV statistics for approved medical expenses. A significant proportion of the clinics have therefore improved their "coding quality". But this positive trend is likely to end in the next quarter. 642 hospitals (38 percent) report in the 4. Quarter 2021 more than 59 percent of unobjectionable invoices. This results in the 2. Quarter 2022 Audit rates of 5 percent and a mark-up of zero percent. 819 clinics (48 percent) achieve a test rate of 10 percent and a surcharge of 25 percent. Overall, this is an improvement…

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Polytrauma DRG Tool

Polytrauma DRG Tool from MedcoDRG presents global functions of Diagnosis Related Groups (German Version) in an easy way and makes coding more efficient. Source information was published in: Polytrauma DRG Tool download:     

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Top 20 World’s Best Hospitals in 2022 and their Out-of-pocket Expenditures

Newsweek has performed a study on world's best hospitals in 2022 Many medical institutions struggled with different challenges over the course of the pandemic but what has set the world's best hospitals apart is their continued ability to deliver the highest-quality patient care and conduct critical medical research even as they focused on battling COVID. * Source ** Source Microsoft Data Types      

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Healthcare expenditure statistics of the EU

This article presents key healthcare expenditure statistics and financing aspects of healthcare in the European Union (EU). Healthcare systems are organised and financed in different ways across the EU Member States, but universal access to quality healthcare, at an affordable cost to both individuals and society at large, is widely regarded as a basic need; moreover, this is one of the common values and principles of EU health systems. Statistics on healthcare expenditure and financing may be used to evaluate how a healthcare system responds to the challenge of universal access to quality healthcare, through measuring financial…

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113 great leaders in healthcare | 2022

Healthcare needs strong leaders now more than ever to navigate their organizations through the pandemic and digital transformation. The following 113 great leaders champion innovation and have built a solid cultural foundation for success in the future. For questions and comments on this list, contact Laura Dyrda at Naomi Diaz, Cailey Gleeson, Georgina Gonzalez, Riz Hatton, Marissa Plescia and Ariana Portalatin contributed to the development of this list. Greg Adams. Chair and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). Mr. Adams leads a network of 39 hospitals, 730 medical offices and more than 216,000 employees. His work…

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Robotics update 2022

As a robotics update 2022 we would like to mention realistic mesmer robot head - Adran A Mesmer Robot 'Each Mesmer robot is designed and developed from 3D in-house scans of actual humans, enabling the developers to duplicate human bones' structure, skin texture, and expressions. To develop a Mesmer robot, Engineered Arts initially uses a custom 3D scanning "Photogrammetry Rig" to catch images of the subject from each angle.

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BMBF Progress Hubs Health

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is funding Digital Progress Hubs Health from 2021 to 2025 with 50 million EUR.

Medical Universities have carried out important pioneering work in the medical informatics initiative funded by the BMBF. Since mid-2021, the Digital Progress Hubs Health, also funded by the BMBF, will take the next step: They are to develop model solutions for the transfer of digital innovations into regional care and optimize them in practice. In addition, regional care data should also help research in the future to improve care concepts and therapies in a targeted manner, taking into account data protection.

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