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An overview of the successful collaboration between Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM) and Agfa HealthCare and the implementation of the Enterprise Imaging platform. The Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM) is the biggest hospital in the southern region of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. 1861 staff and 258 doctors work across three sites to care for 100,000 patients per year. But from an inform...

Dr Alessandro Roncacci

Dr Alessandro Roncacci

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An overview of Affidea’s Peer Review system that allows radiology teams to learn and grow together and benefit from each other’s expertise and experience for better clinical outcomes. At Affidea, we aim to create a strong culture of quality where every member of the clinical team feels empowered and encouraged to participate in the process of improving patient care. We do this through various syst...

 Marcin Wiśniewski, PhD

Marcin Wiśniewski, PhD

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An overview of the role of Artificial Intelligence during the treatment process and implementation of AI algorithms to increase patient awareness and improve access to anonymised data. Artificial intelligence has been pushing itself into the digital space of the medical industry for several years. Recently, however, this process has accelerated significantly. Newer and more effective diagnostic algorithm...

 Prof Kyriakos Lobotesis

Prof Kyriakos Lobotesis

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The impact of COVID-19 on stroke services and using mechanical thrombectomy and best medical management, as per national guidelines, for patients with large vessel occlusion-related acute ischaemic stroke. In the last 20 years, death rates from stroke have fallen mostly due to successful prevention strategies such as hypertension control and smoking cessation (https://strokeeurope.eu/). Although it is p...

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

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Initial Orthostatic Hypotension (OH) is described as a rapid and transient drop in blood pressure associated with the increased risk of falls, fractures and syncope, especially in the ageing population (Tran et al. 2021). As prevalence is high, the problem is evident, but due to limited access to reliable continuous diagnostic methods, the detection of OH is restricted. Experts demand continuous blood press...

 Alicja Warmusz

Alicja Warmusz

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A case study of Comarch Diagnostic Point and its application and results at a large organisation with twenty offices in Italy. We speak a lot about equity, equal treatment, equal access to care. But does it include workplaces? After all, we all spend a lot of time there. Employers care for their employees health in many ways. But how can a big company with several offices all over the country or all ov...

 Michal Kwiecinski

Michal Kwiecinski

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An overview of the patient pathway digitisation process and the tools and strategies that can facilitate the journey of digitisation in radiology. Can digitisation of patient pathways create seamless patient interactions with healthcare providers and enable novel ways of cooperation between clinicians?To what extent, in the design of digital tools, can we draw on the experience of other service industries...

 Matt Jewett

Matt Jewett

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Diabetes is a chronic disease that requires daily management including lifestyle and behavioural modifications, compliance with medications, blood glucose control and close patient monitoring, all of which can be efficiently supported by digital solutions. Diabetes is a global health crisis. Recent estimates suggest the incidence of diabetes will increase to 1 in 10 adults by 2040 (Bommer et al. 2018). It...

 Torbjorn Skold

Torbjorn Skold

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Torbjorn Skold and Prof David Barrett, one of the design surgeons for ATTUNE Knee System, explore ways to tackle the backlog in orthopedics and get more people moving pain free. Osteoarthritis is one of the most frequent diseases leading to the need for joint replacement.Medical professionals face huge challenges in addressing the mounting quantity of cases.One major goal is to reduce the waiting lists. Th...

 Daniel Fascia

Daniel Fascia

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The Yorkshire Imaging Collaborative (YIC) is a combined technology and business ‏transformation project which unified radiology imaging and report-sharing ‏between 8 NHS trusts across Yorkshire, including the recently established NHS ‏Nightingale Hospital Yorkshire and the Humber. Dr Daniel Fascia has extensive ‏experience in radiology practices and technologies and has been in post as the ‏Clini...

 Xavier Battle

Xavier Battle

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Connecting care teams and patients can drive patient engagement and help improve treatment processes that can facilitate cooperative care. HealthManagement.org spoke to Xavier Battle, the head of Marketing and Sales for the Digital Health Business Line for Siemens Healthineers, about the importance and benefits of connected care, the use and application of real-time data, Artificial Intelligence and wearabl...

 Sourabh Pagaria

Sourabh Pagaria

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With urban populations increasing worldwide and technology making smart cities a reality, there is a great potential of improving healthcare services by expanding them beyond the hospital walls. Both immediate health emergencies, such as COVID-19, and long-term strategies can be addressed with new, tech-driven solutions supported by enhanced community care. HealthManagement.org spoke to Sourabh Pagaria, He...

Prof. Sergey Morozov

Prof. Sergey Morozov

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300 modalities, 1500 radiologists, 1500+ technicians, 10,000 referring physicians, 500,000 patients… Moscow’s Unified Radiological Information System (URIS) and its unified digital infrastructure have become a ‘one stop shop’ to access patient imaging data across the megalopolis and beyond. And a core component of URIS is the unified Enterprise Imaging platform, offering the scalability and functio...

Dr Alessandro Roncacci

Dr Alessandro Roncacci

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Affidea launches an innovative Business Intelligence Tool for real-time radiation dose monitoring to improve patient care. The use of a new technology built on GE Healthcare’s Applied Intelligence platform and imaging insights.Better data integration and analysis through the use of the Affidea Dose Excellence programme, a unique global programme for patient safety and radiation protection.The launch of a...

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As demand for diagnostic imaging continues to increase, it is important for hospitals and radiology departments to trade in the imaging status quo of the isolated silo for a consolidated approach such as Enterprise Imaging. Hospitals today have to deal with an assortment of disparate, standalone systems that have different capabilities and functions and are often inefficient, fragmented and costly. Diagnost...

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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. As healthcare processes become more digital, there has been tremendous growth in health data from electronic medical records, image databases, and other fragmented IT...

 Christien Lefebvre

Christien Lefebvre

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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 and why healthcare organisations and clinicians should transition to it. Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging V...

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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. Gaia-X creates the foundation for a sovereign, federated, open data infrastructure based on European values.It connects centralised and decentralised infrastructures into homogenous and us...

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

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Long COVID patients suffer from autonomic dysfunction with persistent long-term symptoms. CNSystems’ non-invasive technology significantly contributes to a well-founded cardiovascular diagnosis of COVID-19 survivors and enables a quick check of treatment efficacy. Many patients who survive acute COVID-19 infection suffer from ongoing symptoms including breathlessness, palpitation, headache, chest pain, fa...

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An overview of the implementation and integration of an Enterprise Imaging Solution at Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis (CWZ), Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Image Credit: Javi Gomes Canisius Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis (CWZ) in Nijmegen is one of t...

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