Clinical Excellence and the Niceties of Value-Based Priority Setting (Issues in Medicine) (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence) (Report)

Clinical Excellence and the Niceties of Value-Based Priority Setting (Issues in Medicine) (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence) (Report)

In an environment where debates about tertiary care viability in South Africa are characterised more by stridency than logic, it is refreshing to encounter positive suggestions such as those from Kenyon et al. (1) They suggested that scrutiny of expensive new medications and technologies by a NICE-like body would lead to appropriate rationing. NICE refers […]

Whole-Organ Pancreas Transplantation at Baylor Regional Transplant Institute: A Chance to Cure Diabetes.

Whole-Organ Pancreas Transplantation at Baylor Regional Transplant Institute: A Chance to Cure Diabetes.

The first pancreas transplant was performed by Lillehei more than 40 years ago (1). As with most transplants in that era, it was fraught with complications, both technical and immunologic. However, with the advancements in surgical technique, immunosuppressive medicines, and immunologic testing, the success of pancreas transplantation has improved in the current era (2-5). Studies […]

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

KARACHI — Pakistan has made tremendous progress in one area that is how to destroy its institutions in various fields’ health being no exception. All the successive governments whether they were civilian set-up, democratic dictatorships or military rule, every one has contributed its share and can rightly claim credit for accelerating their destruction. After the […]

NYULMC Institute for Innovations in Medical Education

NYULMC Institute for Innovations in Medical Education

The NYU School of Medicine Institute for Innovations in Medical Education (IIME) is pleased to present its first annual report, highlighting the institute’s history and initiatives in 2014. Included in the report are details on the educational innovations occurring at NYU Langone Medical Center focusing around the use of educational technologies and informatics to transform […]