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Global COVID-19 Response: “A Collective Failure”

Global COVID-19 Response: “A Collective Failure”

The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) has released its second report ‘A World in Disorder,’ in which it harshly criticises the... Read more

Outcome Measures for Multimorbidity in LMIC Context

Outcome Measures for Multimorbidity in LMIC Context

The global burden of multimorbidity – or the co-existence of two or more chronic conditions in the same person – is greatest in low-income... Read more

Lockdowns and Reopenings: Local vs. Larger-Scale

Lockdowns and Reopenings: Local vs. Larger-Scale

Lockdowns and other restrictive measures (e.g. travel curbs) have been imposed by governments as a means to control coronavirus spread... Read more

Adapting Medtech Supply to COVID-19 Demand

Adapting Medtech Supply to COVID-19 Demand

A recent report from McKinsey looks into the challenges manufacturers and suppliers of medtech products have been facing since the start of... Read more

Palliative vs. Standard Care

Palliative vs. Standard Care

In the UK, a multicentre randomised clinical trial was conducted between April 2015 and November 2017 to evaluate the effectiveness of short-term... Read more

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My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island.   I went to Iceland/Selfoss last month and attended the European Nurse Director Association (ENDA) congress. I am a board member of this great association. Therefore, I met my fellow board members, colleagues and friends in person after meeting each other on a monthly base... Read more

My dear readers,   It is time for thoughts from the island again. Before I share more, I hope you are all okay – despite the heat waves. As I said in my previous articles, what will be next? What else do we have to overcome, or is this our future - living and dealing with extreme situations, i.e. pandemics, war, climate chaos etc.?   This... Read more

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last week I did my first shift in a little private hospital in my hometown. When I arrived on the ward, I called in at the Sister's office. As I headed towards her door, I realised I was the only nurse wearing a mask. I was still in my civilian clothes, and as I said, my mask was... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

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