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Reimagined Hospitals Infographic

2020 29 Jan

What will the Reimagined Hospital look like?  Read more

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The Empowered Patient: Capitalising on Information and Technology

2020 29 Jan

Summary: We might be ready for the new hospital and the new healthcare system, but are we ready for the empowered patient? When we talk about the future of healthcare or the future of healthcare systems and hospitals, we tend to overlook one very important aspect: the patient. Yes, advanced technology, artificial intelligence, big data, machine... Read more

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How Will FAMGA Shakeup Healthcare?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The big tech players are all making inroads into healthcare, bringing their industry know-how into a sector that is traditionally slow to adapt to change. Whether their impact will ultimately result in better resource management and cost savings remains to be seen, but they are definitely a force to be reckoned with. There is no doubt... Read more

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Building a Better Hospital

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Unsustainable increases in healthcare costs make it imperative that we rethink how the entire healthcare value chain is organised. This rethink includes the role of the hospital, which lies at the centre of the value chain. Costs have been soaring, with people living longer and their care needs increasing as they turn to the healthcare... Read more

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Healthcare 2030: Transformation in the Next Decade

2020 29 Jan

2020 marks the start of a new decade and, with factors such as the Silver Tsunami, digitalisation and emerging technologies that still have to prove their worth in the mix, it’s one which will be game-changing. HealthManagement.org spoke to four experts on what changes they think will lead to the most beneficial transformation in healthcare over the... Read more

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The Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Systems

2020 29 Jan

The value proposition of artificial intelligence solutions in healthcare have been well described 1 and it is apparent that ‘narrow AI’ will have a role in every stage in the clinical workflow; in Radiology this means optimisation of every step in the pathway from the appropriateness of clinical requests for imaging 2 to ensuring that recommendations... Read more

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The Reuse of Health Data: Governance and Trust As Catalysers for Quality

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The European Institute’s for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD) total quality approach to data: four governance pillars designed to boost the quality of learning health systems and research to advance personalised medicine. The value of the massively growing health data volumes to advance healthcare and clinical research is beyond... Read more

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2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the ‘Year of the Nurse and the Midwife’ in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. President of the European Nurse Directors Association explains why it is so important to global health. World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner... Read more

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A Mobile Solution Easing Imaging Workflow and Burnout

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Streamlining radiology workflow is critical for reducing burnout and making imaging departments as efficient as possible. A developer of an innovative app focusing on easing daily radiology tasks spoke to HealthManagement.org about the thinking behind the creation and the effect it’s having on an imaging department. At present, the... Read more

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How Digital Transformation Can Enhance Healthcare Staff Communication

2020 29 Jan

Summary: An initiative in Spain is tapping into the wealth of digital and non-digital communication amongst staff for streamlining information in an innovative interconnective platform called Plan Adapta. Communication among healthcare professionals: what a challenge. Innovation propelled by technology is one of the most significant opportunities... Read more

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Nurses Health – Do You Manage This Challenge?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Patients rely on healthy nurses for optimal care – but who is looking after this staff of carers in a demanding work environment? A veteran nursing expert describes the outcomes of a project aimed at promoting nurse all-round health held at Hannover Medical School. Various statistical surveys show that the workload of nurses in hospitals... Read more

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Must-Attend Healthcare Events

2020 29 Jan

Several important healthcare events are taking place around the world in February and March 2020, providing insight into the latest advancements and technologies in healthcare, and highlighting current trends and future opportunities. Medlab Middle East, World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit and HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition... Read more

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Reimagined Hospitals

2020 29 Jan

In 10 years, the healthcare system will be a different beast. The power of technology and data will change the way we face the current challenges driving us towards more integrated care based on population health and value, with increased patient engagement. This all means the old healthcare provision paradigm is crumbling. Not that hospitals will... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Radiologists Can Be Optimistic About AI

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The technological advances showcased at RSNA 2019 pointed to a positive turning point for a leading radiologist who has seen the rises and falls of the profession over five decades. When traveling to my nearly 45th Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in November 2019, I felt mixed emotions. As my career is moving towards... Read more

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Brexit Disruption Harnessed for Better NHS

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The UK National Health Service (NHS) has been a cornerstone of deliberations for Brexit, Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU). Proceedings have put into high relief operational problems faced by the NHS with concerns over nurse numbers at the forefront. With the UK set to leave the EU on January 31, 2020, how is the NHS addressing... Read more

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Bright Ideas

2020 29 Jan

HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the characteristics of game-changers for healthcare. What do you think? AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors A study suggested that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than radiologists.A computer, specially designed and trained by... Read more

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Managing Change to Improve Clinical Outcomes

2020 29 Jan

In 1989, Professor Andrew Walton founded Connect Health, a leading independent provider of community services to people with musculoskeletal (MSK) problems, which today serves over 300,000 National Health Service (NHS) patients per year. Prof. Walton, Executive Chair of Connect Health, Chair of MSK Partners Network (MSK PN) and Visiting... Read more

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How to Motivate Your Team to Accept Innovation: A Case Study

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Introducing innovative equipment to an established hospital department may seem like a challenge, and often is one. But the implications can be minimal if a proper management culture is in place and the staff is motivated to succeed. Head of a radiology department shares his experience of one such project. As a community hospital,... Read more

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Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and it’s time to take action and change from a culture of deny and defend to a just culture of safety. It’s the only way we can begin to save lives. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine released its groundbreaking report, ‘To Err is Human,’ which shook the healthcare... Read more

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How Far is the Future?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Endless noise about new technologies in healthcare has providers struggling to find valuable tools among the vapourware. Conversations with thousands of providers, payers, and vendors can help us predict what healthcare will probably look like in 10 years. In healthcare, uncertainty about the future can yield damning apprehension or... Read more