Editorial

In his groundbreaking novel ‘1984’, British writer George Orwell portrayed a futuristic world that could only be imagined at the time of its 1948 publication. With incisive foresight, even without its dystopian character, 1984 showed a society watched by an all-seeing eye that is evident in today’s data-driven digital world. Technology is not good, or bad by nature; it is the way we use it. With...

Spotlight

W h a t d o h e a l t h c a r e l e a d e r s s ee   a h e a d ? HealthManagement.o r g spo k e   to healthca r e leade r s on the   futu r e of the   sector . The consensus is Artificial In t elligen c e (AI), leade r ship t r aining,

T h e f u t u r e i s n o t s o f ar o f f a s a n e w bo o k o n f u t u r e he al t h c a r e s h o ws A new book r eleased by Jacobs Institu t e has its finger on the pulse of th e lightning-speed changes happening in healthca r e and  ...

Management Matters

Th e w a y f o r wa r d f or U S h e a l t h c a r e   Experts d r aw their conclusions on the American health sys t em and what needs to b e done to e r adica t e the many p r oblems that continue to manifest . In a r e...

The American experience and perspective P r ofessor S t ephen Ba k e r gives an overview of w omen’s pla c e in r adiology and h o w times a r e  changing. When I write this, and no doubt months later if and when you read it, the matter of women’s place in society will...

Point-of-View

E x p a n d i ng L e a d e r s h i p b a s e d o n c l i n i c a l e v i d e n c e. In early September, Hologic launched the new 3Dimensions™ mammography system, a breast tomosynthesis system with the fastest and highest resolution, in EMEA. I recently had the pleasure of showcasing this cutting-edge device at the European Society...

M o r e c o m f o r t a n d i n c r e a s e d c o n f i d e n c e f r o m 3 D i m e n s i o n s ™ Following robust research from Hologic regarding its newly launched 3Dimensions™ mammography system, I was thrilled that our radiology department at Fatebenefratelli and Ophthalmic Hospital in Milan had the opportunity to implement...

M a j or c o n g r e ss f ocu s es o n t e l e h e a l t h d e v e l op m e n t s. Connec t ed ca r e and t elehealth a r e playing a k ey r ole in the r apidly changin g healthca r e   sector,   but   should   be hand

Cover Story

H e a l t h c a r e e x p e r t s a r o u n d t he g l o b e we i g h i n o n t he f u t u r e o f t he s e c t o r. Globally-c r owdsource d inpu t ha s  show n tha t  technolog y wil l trigge r hug e tr ansformation i n healthcar e

Is the “Smart Hospital” a chance for change? Prof. Heinemann explains how futuristic and smart technologies that are used in preventive and diagnostic  healthcare, are embedded in a new digital professionalism and quality. Artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostic radiology, robots in nursing and operating theatres, augmented and virtual reality in surgery and medical training, 3D-printed...

T h e r ac e i s o n t o i m p l e m e n t t e c h n o l o g y e f f e c t i v e l y f or i m p r ov e d l i a i s i n g a n d b e t t e r h e a l t h o u t c o m e s. Healt h technolog y ca n chang e healthcar e bu t onl y wit h implementatio...

Lo o k i ng a t t he f u t u r e o f S m a r t Co n t r a c t s i n h e a l t h c a r e. Coul d S mar t Contract-enable d bloc k chain s  hel p p r otec t patien t dat a  whil e als o p r omot in g watertigh t agreement s i n healthcare ? H

Th e r e i s n o “ o n e - s i z e - f i t s - a l l ” a p p r o a c h t o p a t i e n t po r t a l s. With the Eu r opean Commission's eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 f or wide digital health imple mentation in the w or k s, sundhed.dk  ...

T e c h n o l o g y i s ch a n g i n g t h e f a ce o f m e d i c a l l a bo r a t o r y o p er a t i o n.   As healthca r e t echnology advan c es, medical labo r atories need to k eep   ahead of th e curve   on t r ends f or

S m a r t t e c h n o l o g i e s s h a p i ng t he f u t u r e.   An overview   and   look to the futu r e of h o w augmen t ed r eality   (AR) is being   wide ly adop t ed in the healthca r e industry, c r eating

Radiology facing its future head on. An overview of how smart  tools such as artificial intelligence should perhaps  not be feared, but rather accepted and embraced. The future of radiology is indeed a hot topic in healthcare today. The role that smart technologies such as deep learning (DL) and artificial intelligence (

A step forward for daily practice. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are proving their utility in the evolving field of cardiology. However, it's necessary that cardiologists understand their full potential in order to use them efficiently in the near future. Decision making in medicine Nowadays, the decision-making process in medicine is a complex task that in an ideal world is based on the...

A snapshot on the future of healthcare.

Winning Practices

H o w t o i n t r o d u c e r o b o t i c s i n t o a h e a l t h c a r e s e t t i n g f or a sm o o t h t r a n s i t i o n. S tud y show s  tha t  Chang e  Managemen t ca n ma k e o r brea k succes s o f r obotics implementatio n

P i l o t r e d u c e s d o c t or o v e r t i m e a n d i m p r o v es e f f ici e n c y. Developing staff as Docto r s' Assistants f r om HealthCa r e Assistants in acu t e National Health  Servi c e (NHS) hospitals is safe, efficient, high value and  imp r

A t t he f o re f r o n t o f n e u r o v a s c u l a r a n d c ard i a c s u r g i c a l m o d e l l i n g. H o w one healthca r e innovation c ent r e is ma k ing g r eat strides with neu r ovascular and cardiac 3D printing   f or...

T he view from KLAS on the state of data access for better care. According to a report by research body KLAS, “deep operability” has doubled but 86 percent of healthcare organisations have yet to report success. HealthManagement.org spoke with report co-author Colin Buckley on what this means for healthcare. Can you define ‘deep interoperability’? There are many different ways that one...

The growing role of VR in healthcare. How has VR developed and what potential does it have for future healthcare? In the 1990s, there were no resources dedicated to virtual reality (VR) and behavioural healthcare - no journals, no clinics, no conferences, no training programmes and only few advanced technologies. Today, we find ourselves in the midst of a new exciting and challenging era...

M a c hi ne l ea r n i n g a l g o r i t h m s i n br a i n t u mo u r i d e n t i f i c a t i o n.   H o w machine learning is being utilised to cha r ac t erise agg r essive gliomas in a scalabl e analysis   sys t em.  By tapping the powe

A r o u n d - u p o f o u r m o st c o ll a bo r a t i v e , i m p r es s i v e  f o l l o w e r s.   HealthManagement.o r g is p r oud to hold such   a la r ge number of f oll o we r s on Twit t er. F r o m docto r s, to medical

Compass

Uncovering the truth behind healthcare rankings. World healthcare rankings have been published since 2000 but have they made any difference? This article reviews the literature available and focuses on the media’s attention to the latest rankings issued in 2017. When it comes to healthcare, we just adore and perhaps relate easily to league tables stating who’s the best or worst at things....

I-I-I Blog

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Top Quote from Blog: How can the Internet of Things and people help improve our health, wellbeing and quality of life? "While research was successful at documenting and highlighting the risks associated with IoT deployments in health/care, the industry has somewhat failed to follow and tackle those issues, focusing more on rapid profit generation and usability (user convenience). Device and service...

T op Quote from Blog: Reinventing breast tomosynthesis. "As a woman who participates in breast cancer screening and is passionate about ensuring women have access to the best technology available, I know first-hand how important it is to develop equipment that factors in insights from both radiologists and patients to improve the experience. These insight-driven advancements in technology...

Top Quote from Blog: Why I'm a Cardiofeminist . "In the Netherlands around 75% of medical students are women, but what we hear from the female students here and in other countries is that the atmosphere that cardiology departments have, the macho behaviour that is still hanging around, means that they don’t want to work there for the rest of their lives. Women still have to be fighters to get...



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Cosimo Cucchiara

Cosimo Cucchiara

(2018-01-31 10:35:25.000000)
Cura e natura al sevizio del benessere un motto che ho letto sul sito www.naturalsistem.it e che ho fatto mio.
Oggi la medicina deve approcciarsi con interesse alle erbe medicinali naturali per prevenire le nuove malattie del secolo.

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