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Executive Health Management

SANTEXPO 2023

2023 23 May

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Health Management

Healthcare Management and Healthcare Managers for Difficult Times

2022 13 Sep

Do we need small changes for big transformations in healthcare management? Do we need different managerial figures to face the complexity and difficulties of the present period? Good public administration and good public management, capable of confronting current challenges with autonomous responsibility; highly prepared public managers, trans-sectorial... Read more

ICU Management

The Influence of COVID-19 on Intensivist Wellbeing

2022 09 Aug

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for healthcare systems around the world. In particular, the pandemic has resulted in critical care staffing shortages and has affected the quality of care.  In this review, the researchers examine the emergency response of hospitals to the pandemic and how it influenced the well-being of frontline intensivists.... Read more

ICU Management

Capnodynamic Monitoring to Assess PEEP in COVID-19

2022 02 Aug

Optimal positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) level during mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 pneumonia remains debated. A third of experts in a recent consensus statement supported a low-level PEEP for COVID-19-related acute respiratory failure (C-ARDS), with half of the panel remaining neutral without agreement on PEEP titration. However, the... Read more

Executive Health Management

UK Healthcare Workforce Recovery After the COVID-19 Pandemic

2022 24 Mar

The BMJ and the Nuffield Trust recently hosted a roundtable discussion concerning the issue of workforce retention in the UK’s NHS – why workers leave the NHS and how staff wellbeing and retention can be improved. Also under discussion was the Nuffield Trust report, ‘The Long Goodbye’ which provided statistics on the alarming high portion of healthcare... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Management of the Very Old: The Evidence Base Anno 2022

2022 16 Mar

This overview explores the publications concerning the very old ICU patients since 2011 and with a focus on publications from the VIP network on elderly COVID-19 patients. Introduction In 2017, an international group of intensivists with a particular interest for geriatric intensive care published a statement paper (Flaatten et al.... Read more

Health Management

EFRS, the Future of Radiography and Informatics

2022 11 Mar

Charlotte Beardmore, the Executive Director of Professional Policy for the Society and College of Radiographers, was appointed President of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies (EFRS) and is now serving as Immediate Past President. Charlotte has served on the EFRS board for a number of years. In an interview with HealthManagement.org,... Read more

IT Management

Whose COVID-19 Tweets Carry More Impact: Celebrities, Politicians, or Health Authorities?

2022 24 Feb

Poznań University researchers (Poznań, Poland) recently examined the influence that COVID-19 tweets from scientific institutions, governmental authorities, and celebrities gained. This is also the first study that compares the reaction to tweets from a different group of opinion leaders.   Twitter is a leading microblog platform with 275 million users... Read more

IMAGING Management

How Europeans Use PPE in Ultrasound Varies Widely

2022 15 Feb

According to a recent study published in Insights into Imaging , European radiologists providing face-to-face ultrasound services widely vary in their use of personal protective equipment (PPE). The current risks of COVID-19 exposure without PPE make this a concern for radiologists. According to a report by the Radiology Section of the European Union... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 09 Feb

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island of Great Britain. I hope you had an excellent and HEALTHY start to the new year! The first month is over, and another eleven are ahead of us. I am sure we all know that the next few months will be pretty challenging for all of us.   I missed my January article for some good reasons. Well,... Read more