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Staff matters

People are the backbone of healthcare systems. With staff costs up to three-quarters of the total budget one wonders why healthcare leaders are not looking for different, unorthodox, innovative approaches. When did we notice the last time anything groundbreaking in human resources?  Pe

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Is your lab demonstrating its true value?

Today’s clinical laboratory faces increased patient volumes, a rise in chronic illnesses and more educated patients demanding real-time information — all leading to rising costs. As a result, laboratories are often an easy target for budget cuts because decision makers are focused more on cost

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HERA W10

Introducing Samsung’s new ultrasound platform At this year’s ISUOG, Samsung is launching new premium-grade ultrasound system for obstetrics and gynecology, HERA W10. HERA stands for Hyper-aperture Enhanced Reconstruction Architecture, which include CrystalBeam™, a massive parallel beamformi

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Building a patient-centric culture in a multinational healthcare provider

The Affidea Experience. Today, healthcare providers are facing numerous pressures and a hypercompetitive environment in which they should respond to patient needs in a personalised way. The focus on clinical excellence and outstanding medical outcomes can sometimes make healthcare providers

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A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System. In an exclusive interview with HealthManagement, Dr. Annie Philippou Papoutsou explains how the implementation of Hologic’s Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ Sy

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Capture atrial fibrillation using Preventicus with >95% accuracy

International validation study published in Europace. The European Journal of Pacing, Arrhythmias and Cardiac Electrophysiology of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Early detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) is essential for s

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How the simple ingredient of delight can transform healthcare

A small dose of ‘magic’ in the healthcare setting can lead to a more efficient experience. With an emphasis on health rather than sickness, healthcare can make simple but profound adjustments to align for a healthcare experience patients can actually look forward to. Healthcare futurist,

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How can radiologists adapt to the knowledge age?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the talk of the radiology world. While AI is unlikely to replace the radiologist, better adaptation in healthcare to new technology is needed. In this interview with HealthManagement, Paul Chang, Professor of Radiology at the University of Chicago, explains the

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Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication.

When it comes to physician-patient communication, tone is key, from the tenor of the doctor’s voice to the mannerisms that influence whether a patient comprehends or is satisfied. Physicians have one of the most difficult jobs on the planet. Saving lives and healing the sick are sacre

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Workplace conflict

It matters how staff deal with it. This study sought to answer the question of how to effectively manage workplace conflict before it reaches levels of incivility.  Anyone tasked with the role of managing human resources within organisations most likely

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