TITLE

A New Phase in Medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Gunning-Schepers, Louise
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Applied Clinical Trials;Feb2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the establishment of eight University Medical Centers (UMCs) in the span of ten years in 2009 in the Netherlands. It states that in UMC, the medical division, which has responsibility for the training of physicians and for scientific research, is consolidated with the academic hospital, which has responsibility for tertiary medical care and clinical research. It cites that every UMC is a private and a nonprofit endeavor that has strong connection to the school.
ACCESSION #
36627440

 

Related Articles

  • Academic Medicine: Reclaiming the Forest from the Trees. Wilson, Ben J. // Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine;Spring2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p33 

    University medical centres, once the pinnacle of physician education and patient care, have come under intense fire. Critics question their utility, purpose, and ability to sustain and improve health care outcomes. The author argues that these centres must overhaul their reward structure in...

  • First Do No Harm. Douthat, Ross; Poe, Marshall // Atlantic;Dec2005, Vol. 296 Issue 5, p58 

    The article offers a look at studies that found that physicians in training are a danger to their patients. The author describes the July phenomenon, in which reduced performance by physicians is linked with an increase in patients in midsummer. Another study found that at the end of a week,...

  • RADICAL PRIMARY CARE CHANGES NEEDED TO MEET COMING DEMAND FOR HEALTH CARE. Arvantes, James // Annals of Family Medicine;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p184 

    The article discusses the need for changes in primary care to meet the growing demand for health care in the U.S. According to the organization American Academy of Family Physicians, the percentage of primary care physicians in the country needs to be increased. It mentions that academic health...

  • Current Challenges to Academic Health Centers. Fuchs, Victor R. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/11/2013, Vol. 310 Issue 10, p1021 

    The author offers insights on challenges to academic health centers (AHCs) in the U.S. According to the author, AHCs produce breakthrough research, new diagnostic and therapeutic interventions and train future physicians. The author expresses concern on the effect of the decline in health care...

  • University Hospital expands care for the elderly. Acton, Ryann // Business Journal (Central New York);8/4/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p3B 

    The article reports that Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) team has been formed by the University Hospital to help the serve elderly patients. Sharon Brangman is the director of the team. The team was formed because elderly patients have medical needs which are not related to the condition which...

  • A telemedical network for north-west Russia. Rundhovde, A.; Kozlov, V. D. // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Mar1996 Supplement 1, Vol. 2, p120 

    The article offers information on a project started by the University Hospital of Tromsø and the Arkhangelsk Medical Academy in 1993 that focuses on using telemedicine applications both between Norway and Russia and within the Arkhangelsk region. It aims to deliver telemedical services to...

  • Generalism as Intention. Baron, Richard J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/20/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 8, p659 

    Highlights a new dimension to the definition of general internal medicine, that of intention. Attempt to define generalism, with a list of skills to be acquired and potential reforms of payment and education that might help to realize the definition; Generalism as a commitment to work at a...

  • AAMC calls for ban on gifts to physicians. Romano, Michael // Modern Healthcare;2/27/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p34 

    The article urges the Association of American Medical Colleges to ban gifts to physicians. The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the influence of medical-device companies and pharmaceutical firms was undermining physicians' clinical care and compromising the quality of...

  • Malpractice Suits and Physician Apologies in Cancer Care. Chung, Eugene; Horwitz, Jill R.; Pottow, John A. E.; Jagsi, Reshma // Journal of Oncology Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p389 

    The article presents a case study of a 44 year old woman who underwent radiation treatment of an isolated locoregional recurrence of breast cancer, wherein she was treated with mastectomy and chemotherapy. She was not informed by her physician about postmastectomy radiation therapy which leads...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics