All Blog Posts

IMAGING Management

2021 20 Oct

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and the medical industry is proven to be beneficial as it continues to pave the way for innovative technologies.  By bringing expert opinions to the table, we can explore patient safety and infection prevention, discussing what can further be done to improve the endoscopic field. Sparked... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 13 Oct

Lack of globally accepted standards in health data management hampers the advancement of Connected Health, which we hope, can give the world faster, cheaper, and more accessible preventive healthcare. With thousands and thousands of personal medical sensors available on the market, dozens of electronic health record systems used at hospitals,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 08 Oct

Stroke is not a risk for older people exclusively. Across all types of stroke, we need to remember that a quarter of them occur in people under 65. 1  We know the combination of a decrease in deaths from stroke and an increase in actual stroke events means more people will survive and live with the impact of stroke. The burden of stroke is likely... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 28 Sep

In September of this year, our group of international patient advocates and scholar-activists had a congress at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. We had several good discussions about prevention, breast cancer prevention, and early diagnostics and prevention of HPV-related cancers. Mostly, we discussed cervical cancer but learned... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 27 Sep

Hello my dear readers,   Before I hit the road to Bonnie Scotland, where I will spend my holidays this year, I will share my thoughts with you.   I saw a great series on TV last week, which made me think.   It was about the beautiful Albert & Victoria museum in London. The museum curators prepared to open their doors again after lockdown, which... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 10 Sep

Connecting care teams to patients can drive patient engagement and improve treatment processes that can assist cooperative care. HealthManagement.org interviewed Xavier Battle, head of Marketing and Sales for the Digital Health Business Line for Siemens Healthineers, about the importance and benefits of connected care, application of real-time data,... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 08 Sep

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, accounting for one in four annual cancer cases world wide 1  In Europe alone, 576,337 women were diagnosed with the disease in the year 2020 2  Breast cancer can have devastating effects on patients and the people around them, as the disease kills more European women than any other cancer.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 27 Jul

  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 26 Jul

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

ICU Management

2021 25 Jun

Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. More than ever before, the successful fight against dangerous viruses and multi-resistant germs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is particularly important. High occupancy rates and resulting staff shortages are amplifying the challenge. However, hospital... Read more

Women's Health

2021 21 Jun

Scientific knowledge eradicated smallpox, a painful and disfiguring disease which killed 300 million people in the 20th century alone. In case anyone has skimmed over this feat of moral greatness, let me say it again: Scientific knowledge eradicated smallpox, a painful and disfiguring disease which killed 300 million people in the 20th century alone.... Read more

IT Management

2021 14 Jun

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For this month, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset and next... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 07 Jun

The Lockdown May End, But Nursing Will Continue My dear readers it is time again for my monthly update: It has been two weeks now since we have some semblance of our lives back in the United Kingdom. Well, almost. All shops, cinemas, theatres, and concert halls are open. Also the UK has reopened for tourism, meaning people are allowed to enter... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 27 May

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as effective and efficient treatment, breast cancer patient survival rates have been increasing since 1989, especially for women under 50. 1  However, today Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, accounting for one in four annual cancer cases worldwide and kills... Read more

ICU Management

2021 25 May

Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 10 May

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 03 May

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

ICU Management

2021 30 Apr

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 22 Apr

The COVID-19 pandemic has some potential positive outcomes, including opportunities to increase resilience in children. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in death and serious illness for millions of people. Frustratingly, many of these individuals suffered and died because mitigation efforts, which should have been sensible scientific discussions,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 19 Apr

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more