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Reputation

2018 20 Feb

Taking control of your reputation has become far more complex in recent decades, with advanced technology presenting widespread opportunities. If well choreographed, use of the many tools, platforms and channels on hand can lead to significant strength, propelling your reputation; but if orchestrated badly, your online and offline involvement could actually... Read more

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AI and ML applications in healthcare

2018 20 Feb

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness.Today, far too many articles and blog posts suggest that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is some sort of magic pill that can easily be taken to ensure that all and any problems within healthcare will disappear overnight. However, change is difficult and often a... Read more

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RS85 & GM85

2018 20 Feb

A new and outstanding premium Ultrasound system.RS85 is Samsung’s premium ultrasound system that adopted the integrated solution. It provides enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. Built with exquisite image quality and expert tools, it empowers professionals to make faster and more confident decisions.Among... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

2018 20 Feb

Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference between life and death. Ambulance crews on the front line must decide rapidly whether or not a patient is suffering from a life-threatening condition requiring specialist treatment, and point-of-care ultrasound can provide vital guidance. Geert-Jan Deddens, a nurse practitioner... Read more

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Artificial intelligence and radiology: human-machine collaboration is key

2018 20 Feb

Human-machine collaboration is key.Should radiologists be buying into the hype about artificial intelligence? HealthManagement spoke to Prof.Paul Chang about AI, deep learning and the advantages of intellectual arbitrage.How are artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning shaping radiology?In healthcare in general, and radiology in particular, we... Read more

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The art of influencing: what’s behind the phenomenon?

2018 20 Feb

What’s behind the phenomenon?Top influencers from the healthcare field weigh in on what it has taken to establish credibility in their niche.Industry influencers have always existed in one shape or form but today their reach has been leveraged by social media networks. The modern-day influencer is a person who can impact opinions and bring ‘food-for-thought’... Read more

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Click, like, retweet: healthcare reputation online

2018 20 Feb

Making social media work for your organisationLeading healthcare social media expert gives rundown on how online presence should not be left to chance.Social media has an increasingly important role to play in maintaining an organisation’s reputation and image. not only are patients seeking health information online, many say their choice of a specific... Read more

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Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

2018 20 Feb

Opportunities and challengesTips and pointers from FutureLearn trainer on optimal use of social media for crisis management, patient engagement and preventive healthcare.How important is it that healthcare engages in social media practice? What about social media is most challenging for healthcare organisations?In this era of information and communication... Read more

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Social media: getting it right in the marketing plan

2018 20 Feb

Leveraging digital resources is the key to successful marketingReed Smith of the Social Health Institute weighs in on what healthcare can do to leverage their reputation through a sound social media and digital marketing strategy.You have a great deal of experience through the Social Health Institute (SHI) and other organisations you cooperate with.... Read more

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The ripple effect: sustainability in healthcare

2018 20 Feb

How ‘corporate responsibility’ is impacting on healthcareDeveloped by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) Care Without Carbon (CWC) is an award-winning healthcare sustainability model, which has impacted positively on reputation.Sustainability in healthcare“Sustainability” is a phrase that’s used a lot in the National Health Service (NHS) at... Read more

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Reputation and branding infographic

2018 20 Feb

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Quality and safety in radiology

2018 20 Feb

New book to provide a roadmap for optimisationIn a soon-to-be released book, experts offer their knowledge and guidance for optimising quality and safety in radiological practice.Summer 2018 will see the release of a monograph edited by Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach and Prof. Giles Boland. Quality and Safety in Imaging provides a roadmap for optimising quality... Read more

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Diagnostic imaging in sports medicine

2018 20 Feb

Radiologists collaborate with sports physicians for optimal performanceHow diagnostic imaging can be used in sports medicine and how different techniques can be used to assess muscle injuries.Diagnostic imaging in sports medicineAs muscle injuries represent more than thirty percent of sports injuries, with great implications for professional teams,... Read more

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Imaging developments in sports medicine

2018 20 Feb

Advancement of technologies continues to improve diagnosisThe official doctor for the Slovenian athletics team speaks to HealthManagement.org about how emerging technologies have made a positive impact on sports medicine and resulted in more precise diagnostics.How crucial is the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in sports medicine?In my opinion,... Read more

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Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening

2018 20 Feb

No refunds or returns for advanced diseaseWithout a shift to a personalised breast cancer screening programme, participation rates in mammography screening may further decline.As i said goodbye to another Christmas season and headed to the mall and my local post office to exchange a gift with one that fits or is more apropos to my personal needs, I... Read more

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Point-of-care ultrasound scanners: key purchasing considerations

2018 20 Feb

Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound refers to ultrasound exams performed by the treating clinician and other non-imaging-specialist healthcare professionals. While many types of ultrasound scanners can be purchased for POC exams — including a full-featured cart-based system costing more than $100,000—several vendors now market scanners that are specifically... Read more

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Connecting imaging and information in the era of AI

2018 20 Feb

The 13th edition of Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology (MIIT) conference to take place in Ontario, Canada. This year’s exciting programme will feature talks on imaging in an EMR-centric enterprise, radiology service outreach for physician engagement, using imaging informatics in quality initiatives, artificial intelligence as well as many... Read more

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Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem

2018 20 Feb

A simple solution to a complex problem. Implementing electronic clinical handover in a hospital for better patient safetyClinical handover: defining the problem Clinical handover is defined as inter-clinician communication occurring at care interfaces. This usually refers to changes of shift within a clinical team. In essence, clinical handover is the... Read more

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Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models. What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand?For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator for healthcare digital... Read more

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Enhancing the patient experience with video information

2018 20 Feb

Modern-day devices to help the modern-day patient.How the use of video information and modern-day devices can help with patients who are dealing with anxiety in anticipation of radiology testing and treatment.In December 2015, Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s imaging services department was selected and honoured as one of seven grant recipients by AHRA... Read more