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How Effective are Activity Trackers?

Activity trackers, such as Fitbit, Fuelband, and Jawbone, allow users to monitor their health and fitness data with ease, thanks to wireless... Read more

Top healthcare management tips

Our Top Management & Leadership Tips for 2016: No. 3

HealthManagement.org: Top Management Tips, 2016   HealthManagement.org publishes the latest on cutting edge practice in healthcare management... Read more

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Health IT issues for 2016

In his article appearing in MedCity News , Dr. John D. Halamka, chief information officer and dean for technology at Harvard Medical School,... Read more

Mirna Becevic, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Telemedicine Improves Doctor-Patient Relationships

People living in rural areas often lack access to modern healthcare, and one approach used to address this problem is telemedicine. New research... Read more

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The Future is Coming: Drones and Healthcare

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform... Read more

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The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

2022 15 Jun

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the way of working, with an increasing need for digital solutions to guaranty continuity of services. The same applies for the medical domain. During the pandemic, clinicians maintained the link with patients, conducting remote consultations, but raising a huge concern with... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability?   Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.”... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Christopher Cotton

Transforming Commissioning to Do More With Less: Making Taxpayers’ Money Go Further

How can health and social care commissioners in England reinvent the tools...

Prof. Guy Frija

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is...

 Lori Fontaine

Lori Fontaine

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Prof. Maurizio Cecconi

Challenges and Management in Italy and Lessons Learned

Prof. Maurizio Cecconi is the President-Elect of the European Society...

 Eileen O’ Leary

Putting healthcare food waste in the spotlight

Food waste at hospitals can be recognised and addressed   An...

 Jaana Sinipuro

Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust

The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation...

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