Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

The future of the hospital must be reshaped

29.11.2010
"Hospital Build Europe" trade fair and congress
4th-6th April 2011, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Exhibition, congress and meeting point for all aspects of the new hospital
  • Already a success for two years running in Dubai and Singapore - now in Germany for the first time
  • Söder: Nuremberg ideal location for Hospital Build Europe 2011

Hospitals in their present form are no longer viable for the future. As demographics, social norms and disease patterns change, the healthcare sector and medical facilities must also adapt to ensure that they can continue to fulfil their duty to provide care and remain sustainable. Pressure is mounting and can be seen in statutory regulations as well as in technology requirements. Patients are increasingly becoming customers who expect not only medical services but also comfort.

At the same time, the amount of time they can stay in clinics is limited due to the fact that an increasing number of medical procedures are being performed on an outpatient basis with post-operative treatment taking place in the home. "The activities of hospitals are going to be transformed and this will have an impact on their conception, organisation and architecture," says Awn Jalal Sharif from the Supreme Council of Health in Qatar. At the "Hospital Build Europe 2011" trade fair and congress, taking place from 4th-6th April 2011 in Nuremberg, he will discuss eight trends and reasons that demonstrate how hospitals in their present form have not kept pace with the times.

Program: bit.ly/hospitalbuild2011

Numerous international experts at "Hospital Build Europe 2011" will address topics such as economic factors and business models, facility management, the role of sustainability as well as the influence of structural design on efficiency and healing. Dr. Markus Söder, Bavarian State Minister of the Environment and Public Health, will open the event. Prof. Christine Nickl-Weller from Nickl & Partner will highlight the challenges facing the hospital in 2020. The architect is the head of the "Hospital plus" research project at the Technische Universität Berlin, which aims to improve the energy efficiency of hospitals. "Hospitals not only have high energy consumption, but also enormous potential for energy savings, which we seek to achieve through our research," explains Nickl-Weller.

Other speakers include Dr. Mathias Goyen from UKE Consult und Management, Dr. Roland Mörmel from Hochtief Construction, Prof. Bernd H. Mühlbauer from bh.m Hospital Consulting and Prof. Dr. Alan Dilani from the International Academy of Design and Health. In addition to discussions on the design, building and refurbishment of hospitals, a parallel series of talks will focus on the topics of healthcare management, process optimisation, non-medical services and patient hotels.

"Hospital Build Europe", already a success for two years running in Dubai and Singapore, will be held in the European market for the first time in 2011. The specialised trade fair with accompanying congress offers exhibitors and visitors from across Europe a new and engaging platform. Investors, commissioners, backers and managers of major healthcare building projects will meet suppliers of the best services in planning, design, building, operations, management and refurbishment.

Press contact

Claudia Büttner
Press/Internet Director
EUROFORUM Deutschland SE
Prinzenalle 3
40549 Dusseldorf
Tel.: +49 (0) 211/96 86- 3380
Fax: +49 (0) 211/96 86- 4380
E-mail: presse@euroforum.com
www.ibc-informa.com
http://twitter.com/ClaudiaBuettner
https://www.xing.com/profile/Claudia_Buettner

Claudia Büttner | EUROFORUM Deutschland SE
Further information:
http://bit.ly/hospitalbuild2011
http://www.ibc-informa.com

More articles from Event News:

nachricht Ecology Across Borders: International conference brings together 1,500 ecologists
15.11.2017 | Gesellschaft für Ökologie e.V.

nachricht Road into laboratory: Users discuss biaxial fatigue-testing for car and truck wheel
15.11.2017 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Betriebsfestigkeit und Systemzuverlässigkeit LBF

All articles from Event News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: A “cosmic snake” reveals the structure of remote galaxies

The formation of stars in distant galaxies is still largely unexplored. For the first time, astron-omers at the University of Geneva have now been able to closely observe a star system six billion light-years away. In doing so, they are confirming earlier simulations made by the University of Zurich. One special effect is made possible by the multiple reflections of images that run through the cosmos like a snake.

Today, astronomers have a pretty accurate idea of how stars were formed in the recent cosmic past. But do these laws also apply to older galaxies? For around a...

Im Focus: Visual intelligence is not the same as IQ

Just because someone is smart and well-motivated doesn't mean he or she can learn the visual skills needed to excel at tasks like matching fingerprints, interpreting medical X-rays, keeping track of aircraft on radar displays or forensic face matching.

That is the implication of a new study which shows for the first time that there is a broad range of differences in people's visual ability and that these...

Im Focus: Novel Nano-CT device creates high-resolution 3D-X-rays of tiny velvet worm legs

Computer Tomography (CT) is a standard procedure in hospitals, but so far, the technology has not been suitable for imaging extremely small objects. In PNAS, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) describes a Nano-CT device that creates three-dimensional x-ray images at resolutions up to 100 nanometers. The first test application: Together with colleagues from the University of Kassel and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht the researchers analyzed the locomotory system of a velvet worm.

During a CT analysis, the object under investigation is x-rayed and a detector measures the respective amount of radiation absorbed from various angles....

Im Focus: Researchers Develop Data Bus for Quantum Computer

The quantum world is fragile; error correction codes are needed to protect the information stored in a quantum object from the deteriorating effects of noise. Quantum physicists in Innsbruck have developed a protocol to pass quantum information between differently encoded building blocks of a future quantum computer, such as processors and memories. Scientists may use this protocol in the future to build a data bus for quantum computers. The researchers have published their work in the journal Nature Communications.

Future quantum computers will be able to solve problems where conventional computers fail today. We are still far away from any large-scale implementation,...

Im Focus: Wrinkles give heat a jolt in pillared graphene

Rice University researchers test 3-D carbon nanostructures' thermal transport abilities

Pillared graphene would transfer heat better if the theoretical material had a few asymmetric junctions that caused wrinkles, according to Rice University...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

Ecology Across Borders: International conference brings together 1,500 ecologists

15.11.2017 | Event News

Road into laboratory: Users discuss biaxial fatigue-testing for car and truck wheel

15.11.2017 | Event News

#Berlin5GWeek: The right network for Industry 4.0

30.10.2017 | Event News

 
Latest News

NASA detects solar flare pulses at Sun and Earth

17.11.2017 | Physics and Astronomy

NIST scientists discover how to switch liver cancer cell growth from 2-D to 3-D structures

17.11.2017 | Health and Medicine

The importance of biodiversity in forests could increase due to climate change

17.11.2017 | Studies and Analyses

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>