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Healthcare 4.6

I am delighted to be taking over the editorial helm at HealthManagement.org from the very capable hands of Christian Lovis and happier still that this, my first issue as Editor-In-Chief – IT, is focussed on Healthcare 4.6 – the way to the future of healthcare 5.0? – a topic of extreme importance a

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COVID-19 Sparked a Digital Health Boom – But Will it Last?

Digital health has experienced a boom during the pandemic, with solutions such as AI and telemedicine being adopted with speed across Europe. However, as many instances of such adoption have been the result of temporary or emergency measures, there is a question mark over whether solutions will c

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Healthcare Worker 4.0: Redesigning Jobs for the Future

Healthcare needs to change to meet demographic shifts, increasing demand and rising costs. To change healthcare, success lies in its transformation of the healthcare worker for tomorrow. In the face of these disruptions and increasing adoption of automation and digitalisation, healthcare workers

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Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Current Applications and Future Technologies

An overview of the latest research regarding artificial intelligence in radiology and how these findings can transform the future of the field. Key Points AI disease detection can help radiologists identify pathologies using subtle features not visible to the human eye and help prioritis

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Data Integration and Decision Support Along the Patient Pathway

An overview of a decision support platform that offers holistic decision support along the continuum of care, bringing together a wide variety of healthcare data from diverse IT systems with a vendor-neutral design and user-friendly solutions. Key Points As healthcare processes become m

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Enterprise Imaging VNA - Enriching Patient Imaging Records

Agfa HealthCare’s Enterprise Imaging VNA solution is a modern, standards-based platform purpose-built on the latest technology. Health Management.org spoke to Christien Lefebvre, Global Program Manager, Enterprise Imaging VNA for Agfa HealthCare to discuss the VNA solution, what benefits it offers

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Telecardiology: What Could be Next?

The new way to monitor health With the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns and restrictions of physical contact, many cardiovascular scientific associations and journals started to speak about telemedicine solutions, but many highlighted that no telecardiology programme could be created overnigh

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Gaia-X Federated Data Infrastructure: The Future of Data Management

An overview of Gaia-X, a cross-centre initiative that aims to create the next generation of data infrastructure by providing a secure, federated system based on the highest standards of digital sovereignty and innovation. Key Points Gaia-X creates the foundation for a sovereign, federa

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Empowering Communities to Support Telemedicine and its Business Model

The Telemedicine Community Readiness Tool proves its worth in supporting communities internationally on their journey towards expanded telemedicine use. Key Points Empowering communities, while preparing for long-term telemedicine implementation and use, is vital. It can encourage

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Bridging the “Policy To Practice” Gap In Cancer Care

Based on experience in a first set of cities across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America, this article highlights key challenges and enablers for translating policy into practice for quality, equitable cancer care. Key Points Programmatic strategies to address co

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