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Linda Denehy, PhD heads the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne’s School of Health Sciences. Prof. Denehy is one of seven invited faculty members at the 2014 Critical Care Congress, the theme of which is “Inspiring ICU”. The conference takes place from 26 to 30 November at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.... Read more

Professor Leonard Berlin, MD, FACR, is Professor of Radiology at both Rush Medical College and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Berlin was awarded Gold Medals for distinguished service to Radiology by the American Roentgen Ray Society in 2002, the Chicago Radiological Society in 2005, and the American College of Radiology in 2010.... Read more

Charles Safran, MD is this year’s recipient of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) Morris F. Collen Award for excellence in the field of medical informatics. The award recognises achievements in the use of information technology in healthcare. Specifically, it honours individuals who have advanced patient care and medical education through... Read more

The American Heart Association has named Bruce Furie, MD, Chief of the Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, as a 2014 Distinguished Scientist. Furie is one of six recipients of this award in 2014. He was honoured during the opening session at AHA's... Read more

Richard J. Umbdenstock has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Hospital Association (AHA) since 1 January, 2007. AHA members include more than 5,000 hospitals and healthcare organisations, as well as 43,000 individuals. Umdenstock’s involvement with the AHA dates back several years. Prior to his appointment as President and... Read more

Professor Michael Reade, Australian Defence Force Professor of Military Medicine and Surgery, University of Queensland and ADF Joint Health Command, is a practising specialist intensive care physician and clinician scientist in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), seconded by Joint Health Command to the University of Queensland to lead a programme of... Read more

Professor Stephen R. Baker is a valued member of  HealthManagement’s Editorial Board - Imaging section, and previously served on the Editorial Board of IMAGING Management. Prof. Baker is a renowned educator and researcher, and has been professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School since 1990. He is one of... Read more

Daniel Ryan is the head of research and development of Life & Health and Big Data at insurance company Swiss Re. He will be a featured speaker at the 3rd Swiss Re Symposium on Data Protection being held this year on 18 November in Zurich, Switzerland. The theme of this year’s symposium is “The future of insurance in a data-driven world”. Discussion... Read more

Conducted by GE Capital, the Hospital Sentiment Report is based on a survey of 382 hospital decision makers across Australia, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Spain and UK. HealthManagement spoke to Peter Krause to gain some insight into the survey and discover how the hospital sector looks at investments.   Why is this research important?... Read more

Eric Topol, MD is a cardiologist and geneticist who directs the Scripps Translational Science Institute (La Jolla, CA, USA). He is also the Chief Academic Officer at Scripps Health, and a senior consultant at the Scripps Clinic’s Division of Cardiovascular Diseases. He is a professor of genomics in the Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine,... Read more

Jan Bakker is Professor of Medicine and Vice-chair of the Department of Intensive Care Adults at Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is Visiting Professor at Columbia University - New York Presbyterian, U.S. and a Visiting Professor at the University Hospital Pontificia Católica de Chile. His research interests include blood lactate,... Read more

Mark Forcier is VP Sales and Marketing of J.D. Honigberg International, an innovative leader in international sales and export management since 1953.J.D. Honigberg International is a creative force in North American exports selling world-class products throughout their global distributor network. Mr. Foricer is an integral driver of their international... Read more

Dr. Áine Carroll, MB, BCh, MD, FRCP, FRCPI is the National Director, Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division of the Health Service Executive Directorate in the Republic of Ireland. We recently posed our 7 Questions to Dr. Carroll.1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Clinicians in leadership and management Implementation science Computer... Read more

Prof. Nevra Elmas is  a specialist in abdominal and gastrointestinal radiology and professor at Ege University in Izmir, Turkey. Her main clinical expertise lies in cross-sectional abdominal imaging with an emphasis on MRI and CT. Dr.Elmas’ primary research interests are diagnostic radiology of pancreatic and hepatic diseases also kidney, gastrointestinal... Read more

Rainer Herzog is an expert in e- and mHealth. He has more than twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical technology and ICT industries.  Herzog is currently the Managing Director of HIMSS Europe GmbH, a cause based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS was founded in 1961 and... Read more

Professor Hans Flaatten has been Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Bergen since 2004, and he is a valued member of the Editorial Board of ICU Management. We asked him our 7 questions:1. What are your key areas of interest and research?Outcome after intensive care, quality issues in intensive care, education and training in intensive... Read more

Martin Bromiley is the founder of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG), an independent organisation which promotes patient safety by encouraging the exploration and discussion of how human fallibility influences healthcare delivery. Through its advocacy efforts, including a series of open seminars, the CHFG aims to reduce catastrophic errors and... Read more

This week, we Zoom On Alberico L. Catapano, who has dedicated his career to investigating the causes of atherosclerosis as they relate to biochemistry and genetics, and to designing clinical trials which explore the efficacy of lipid-lowering and anti-atherosclerotic drugs. He is active in both Italian and international societies, including the European... Read more

HealthManagement's Editorial Board benefits greatly from the expertise of its industry advisers. In today's Zoom On, we meet Marc de Fré, Worldwide Director of Marketing Communications, Agfa Healthcare. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research? How technology advances will change healthcare; think IBM Watson, Apple IOS 8 HealthKit, Kurzweil's... Read more

John P. Hoyt, Executive Vice President of Organisational Services at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), will be moderating the European Telemedicine Conference this week in Rome. HIMSS is the largest US not-for-profit healthcare association that is committed to providing global leadership for the optimal use of information... Read more

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