Executive Health Management

Where Are the Most Effective Anti-COVID-19 Strategies?

2020 27 Mar

The majority of countries have introduced at least some nation-wide measures aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The measures include stopping/limiting international and domestic movement, closing educational facilities, banning public gatherings or announcing quarantine, to name a few.   You may... Read more

IMAGING Management

COVID-19 Will Revolutionise Imaging Practices

2020 17 Mar

The journal   Radiology  has published expert recommendations on radiology preparedness during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The article outlines how to deal with COVID-19 cases and suggests ways in which radiology departments can help contain spread of infection spread to protect hospital staff and patients in other departments.... Read more

IT Management

Software Identifies COVID-19 Super Carriers

2020 16 Mar

A Polish company has developed software that deploys data to identify people at risk of carrying COVID-19.   The firm, DataWalk, taps into data like immigration records, mobile phone data and data about affected individuals to identify potential ‘super carriers’ who resist the disease and are unaware how widely they can infect others.... Read more

Executive Health Management

England to Introduce Deemed Consent for Organ Donation

2020 10 Mar

Starting 20 May 2020, a new law will be implemented in England regulating a new system of deemed, or presumed consent for routine organ and tissue donation. All adults will be considered to have no objection to becoming a donor after they die, unless they have prior registered their decision to ‘opt out’ or confirmed being part of an excluded... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 09 Mar

According to global reports, from an operational point of view, there is extreme pressure on capacity due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), affecting mainly inbound air freight and domestic road haulage in addition to production in China. As the ripple effect, similar pressure is observed in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United... Read more

Executive Health Management

From SARS to COVID-19: One Department’s Journey

2020 09 Mar

A tertiary hospital in Singapore shares its experience of handling the work during the outbreaks of infectious diseases, namely during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemics. Focusing on the operations of the radiology department, it offers recommendations that may be useful for other hospital... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Forces Healthcare Congresses Cancellations

2020 06 Mar

UPDATED 10/03/2020 COVID-19 cases continue to be reported daily and the virus has spread to 75 countries. What impact is it having on the healthcare sector?   One key concern is the shortage of personal protective equipment putting the health of frontline workers dealing with infected patients at risk . Supplies of... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Declares Public Health Emergency

2020 31 Jan

The new coronavirus was declared a global emergency (a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – PHEIC) during the second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on 30 January. "The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Committee to Meet on Coronavirus ‘Emergency’ Status

2020 30 Jan

The Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will be reconvened by the World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today. The meeting is planned to start at 13:30 Geneva time.   The virus, named 2019-nCoV, originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, apparently from wild animals sold at a market, with... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Design With a Long-Term View

2020 29 Jan

In the process of ‘reimagining a hospital,’ one cannot overestimate the importance of architecture and design. HealthManagement.org asked a prominent figure in healthcare design, Christopher Shaw, Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Chair of Architects for Health and founder of healthcare planning and architects practice Medical... Read more

IT Management

Big Data in Breakthrough Cancer Detection Tool

2020 16 Jan

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have used big data analytics to devise a personalised tool for prediction of cancer, patient survivability and patient response to immunotherap   You might also like: AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors   This specially-designed 'scorecard' has been designed to be used... Read more

ICU Management

Agenda

2020 15 Jan

For a full listing of events visit https://iii.hm/swz   JANUARY 27-30              Arab Health 2020                         Dubai, UAE            &nb Read more

IMAGING Management

Our Top 10 Imaging Stories from 2019

2019 27 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our ten most viewed Imaging stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Multisociety AI Radiology Ethics Framework Announced With AI moving into radiology at lightning speed, international imaging and informatics societies have worked together to produce a paper on ethics guidance.... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA+COMPAMED 2019: New Products, New Solutions, New Ideas

2019 28 Nov

Providers worldwide are adapting to the increasing challenges in markets of medical technology and medical products by introducing innovations for modern and cost-efficient medical care. This trend was reflected at MEDICA, the world’s largest medical trade fair, and COMPAMED, the leading trade fair for the medical technology manufacturing supplier... Read more

IT Management

Singapore AI Strategy: Focus on Chronic Disease Prevention

2019 19 Nov

Technology has played a big role in making Singapore's healthcare system one of the most efficient in the world. However, a fast-ageing population, as well as the growing burden of chronic diseases and rising cost of healthcare, can weigh heavily on even the most effective healthcare systems.     It came as no surprise therefore that the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Singapore: Transformative Shifts in Healthcare Management

2019 02 Oct

Summary: In a world of changing healthcare ideals, all that is required is a change in our mindset. Transformation is accelerating in healthcare, and this is particularly true with regards to healthcare in Singapore. It has been ranked the longest for life expectancy at birth (Global Burden of Disease Study 2017) as well as second for healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovative Healthcare Strategies

2019 02 Oct

Summary: The 28th Congress of the European Association for Hospital Managers took place on 11 - 14 September 2019, where themes combined innovation and healthcare strategies, focusing on what this means for hospital management. Speaking during the Official Inauguration, Pedro Facon gave insights into what he thinks innovative healthcare means to... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI Radiological Image Analysis Pilot in Luxembourg

2019 28 Sep

Luxembourg hospital group Hôpitaux Robert Schumain (HRS) and Hanalytics Sàrl, the Luxembourg subsidiary of Singapore based Tech firm Hanalytics, have joined forces to trial a radiological image analysis solution powered by AI system BioMind®.   The two bodies recently signed a memorandum of understanding at the ‘Bringing Innovation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovation Speech and Top Tweets at EAHM 2019, Ghent!

2019 22 Sep

The 28th Congress of the European Association for Hospital Managers took place on 11 - 14 September 2019. The congress addressed 6 themes which were Big Data & Digital Health ; Finance & Health Economics; Smart Buildings & Logistics; Health Management , Governance & Ethics; Innovation & Technology ; and Healing Architecture supported... Read more

Executive Health Management

#EAHM2019: SMART HEALTH of the Future

2019 13 Sep

Singapore’s healthcare system is faced with multiple challenges including an ageing population and a shortage of healthcare specialists.   The current model of care in a hospital, where one patient is looked after by a number of specialists, is no longer practical or sustainable. The demand for care in the community is becoming more of a necessity.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cardiology and mHealth – Rethink About Monitoring

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Overview about the value of mHealth in cardiology exemplified by some promising tools that for sure will change the way cardiology is practiced, especially in the management of rhythm disturbances like atrial fibrillation.   Where Are We Now?   Nowadays, there is a lot of hype about the role of wearables and mobile health (mHealth)... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovation and a Unique Experience at EAHM 2019

2019 26 Aug

The 28th congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) will take place in Ghent in Belgium from September 11–14. Danny Havenith, congress chairman spoke to HealthManagement.org and shared the unique experience that will be offered to participants at the EAHM Congress 2019.   The congress theme of Innovative Healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finalists of the 2019 IHF Awards Unveiled

2019 14 Aug

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) announces the finalists of the 2019 IHF/Dr Kwang Tae Kim Grand Award and Excellence Awards in Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership and Management in Healthcare, and Quality & Safety and Patient-centered Care.   Following an extensive review by the panel of judges composed of health leaders from... Read more

IT Management

Authorities Eye Indonesian Healthcare Blockchain Pilot

2019 24 Jul

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens . Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre. You might also like: Nearly... Read more

IT Management

Indonesian Island Sets Up Innovative PHB

2019 30 May

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens .   Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre.   You might... Read more

Executive Health Management

World-class healthcare communications practices

2019 22 May

The two-day forum presents its 2019 themes   Lions Health focuses on the creation, conception and execution of awe-inspiring life-changing creativity that has a verifiable impact on healthcare outcomes. It takes place during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on the 17-18 June 2019, in Cannes, France.   Seminars, round-table... Read more

IT Management

AWS Blockchain now available across multiple sectors

2019 01 May

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain , a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scaleable Blockchain networks.   The service is ideal for sectors that want to allow multiple parties to execute transactions while maintaining a cryptographically verifiable... Read more

IT Management

How tech streamlines leading healthcare system

2019 30 Apr

Singapore is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in the world. This is evident in its infant mortality rate — which is among the lowest globally — and increased life expectancy, among other outcomes. What's remarkable is that this wealthy city-state spends significantly less of its economy (total GDP) on healthcare than other developed... Read more

IT Management

TriNetX acquires Belgium-based Custodix

2019 05 Apr

TriNetX has just acquired Custodix, a Belgian-based provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions. TriNetX is a global health research network that has revolutionised clinical research. Custodix is a provider of clinical trial patient recruitment solutions offering a range of solutions for ensuring compliance with European and US... Read more

Cardiology Management

DASH diet reduces risk of stroke and CVD mortality

2019 05 Mar

A longitudinal study in ethnic Chinese adults found that adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern was associated with lower risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease mortality. Furthermore, this inverse association did not appear to be substantially mediated by intakes of sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium.... Read more