IT Management

Global Panel for Responsible AI

2020 18 Jun

A new coalition dedicated to governance of the AI technology, Global Partnership on AI (GPAI), has been launched to ensure that the technology is used responsibly, respecting human rights and democratic values.   You might also like: Hotspot: AI and Ethics in Health Innovation   Nearly two years after France and Canada announced... Read more

ICU Management

New Agreement Brings Masimo NomoLine® Capnography & O3® Regional Oximetry to Select Philips Monitors

2020 27 May

Masimo  and  Royal Philips , both global leaders in patient monitoring, announced today that they have reinforced their partnership, whereby Philips will integrate additional Masimo measurement technologies into select IntelliVue® MX-series multi-parameter monitors, to help clinicians assess cerebral oximetry and ventilation status. Core Masimo... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19: Universal Masking in Hospitals

2020 27 May

The SARS-Cov-2 pandemic has all healthcare institutions scrambling for protocols to prevent virus transmission. The name of the game is to protect both patients and healthcare providers from the virus. However, every hospital has its protocol with respect to precautionary measures that have been undertaken to prevent transmission. While some hospitals... Read more

ICU Management

Preparing the ICU for COVID-19

2020 16 May

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now a global pandemic, and almost every country is facing problems on how to prevent its spread. While the majority of patients with COVID-19 can recover as outpatients, a significant number require admission to the ICU for more aggressive medical care. The ICU is vulnerable to contamination with organisms, and... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Care Continuum

2020 11 May

Think back to January 1, 2020. Can you even remember what the outlook was for a new decade in your area of healthcare? The first phase of the deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has practically swept away any memory of the status quo before it hit like a tsunami and healthcare scrambled to fight it. Today, months later, more than 200 countries... Read more

Executive Health Management

Smart Hospital for the Future

2020 11 May

Summary: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, a large multi-disciplinary public hospital in Singapore enters into the future of Hospital Operations with Command, Control & Communications (C3) capabilities at its new Integrated Operations Command Centre. On 22 Jan 2020, Singapore raised its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON)... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: Data Uncertainty and Effectiveness of Interventions

2020 11 May

Summary: For the past 15 years Prof. Andy Tatem has been working with population data globally, and his team was one of the first to analyse the COVID-19 spread and interventions during the outbreak in China. He speaks with HealthManagement.org about public health measures, COVID-19 changing the nature of research, and how data could and should be... Read more

IT Management

Will Contact Tracing Work?

2020 11 May

Contact tracing has been one of the tools a few governments around the world adopted in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an impressive amount of resources thrown into the development and implementation of this technology. But will it actually work? Not necessarily, say some experts.   You may also like: Cyber Hackers Exploit... Read more

Executive Health Management

Where Does COVID-19 Vaccine Development Stand?

2020 11 Apr

Researchers around the world are testing a wide range of COVID-19 vaccine candidates, with over a hundred vaccines in development, and almost 600 clinical trials either ongoing or completed.   You may also like : Teaming and Funding Opportunities for COVID-19 Researchers   The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI),... Read more

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