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Health Management

2023 28 Nov

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Executive Health Management

2023 05 Oct

The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman for their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.The discoveries by the two Nobel Laureates were...Read more

Executive Health Management

2023 17 Aug

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ICU Management

2023 13 Mar

What will be the consequences of the new German law of criminalising ex-post triage? Will it result in more legal disputes, ethical dilemmas and preventable deaths? Or will it achieve its goal? As the COVID-19 pandemic hit mankind, many healthcare systems worldwide faced a widely unprecedented shortage of personnel, pharmaceuticals, equipment...Read more

Executive Health Management

2023 07 Mar

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Executive Health Management

2023 23 May

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Health Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Executive Health Management

2021 26 Nov

The delivery of high-quality healthcare and the effective treatment of acute and chronic illnesses cannot be achieved without drugs with high efficacy and safety and with laboratories working in the background to undertake basic research and understand the processes behind diseases, mechanism of action of different molecules and presentation of symptoms...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 16 Nov

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Executive Health Management

2021 10 Nov

Vlad Vahromovs is an accomplished tech executive with over 15 years of executive leadership experience delivering cutting-edge solutions to industry giants, He is the CEO of Intellectsoft , the technology partner of Fortune 500 companies including EY, Nestle, and Jaguar. Vlad holds modern courses degrees from Stanford and Erasmus University Rotterdam....Read more

Digital Transformation

2021 10 Nov

Vlad Vahromovs is an accomplished tech executive with over 15 years of executive leadership experience delivering cutting-edge solutions to industry giants, He is the CEO of Intellectsoft , the technology partner of Fortune 500 companies including EY, Nestle, and Jaguar. Vlad holds modern courses degrees from Stanford and Erasmus University Rotterdam....Read more

Decision Support

2021 05 Nov

On November 15, Siemens Healthineers CEO Bernd Montag will host the @SiemensHealth Shape 22 Keynote. This is an annual signature event organised by Siemens Healthineers. The goal is to present inspiring ideas and novel practices in healthcare. The event provides the platform to bring together a global audience of leading physicians, healthcare executives...Read more

Health Management

2021 20 Oct

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...Read more

ICU Management

2021 21 Sep

Approximately 25 to 30% of COVID-19 patients develop signs of acute respiratory distress that require higher respiratory support in terms of oxygen therapy, and noninvasive and invasive positive pressure ventilation. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of awake prone positioning has increased in the management of patients with COVID-19....Read more

ICU Management

2021 02 Sep

Results from the awake prone positioning for COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure meta-trial were presented by Oriol Roca, Critical Care Specialist, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain, at the 40th ISICEM International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine in Brussels.   Awake prone positioning has been shown to...Read more

ICU Management

2021 30 Aug

Sedana Medical AB (publ) (SEDANA: FN Stockholm) today announced that the company will host a symposium at the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) in Brussels on August 31-September 3, 2021, where the full details on the Sedaconda study will be presented. In addition, further data on inhaled sedation in COVID-19...Read more

ICU Management

2021 17 Aug

Acute kidney injury is highly prevalent among severely ill COVID-19 patients. However, there is very limited data on the progression of AKI and long-term outcomes in these patients.   In this study, researchers aimed to describe the prevalence and risk factors for the development of acute kidney injury, its clinical course and progression and renal...Read more

ICU Management

2021 24 Jun

The clinical applications of pulse oximetry go far beyond the mere monitoring of SpO 2 . From home to ICUs, pulse oximeters may help to improve quality of care in patients with respiratory and circulatory disorders, in particular those with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). P ulse oximetry was developed in the 1970’s to monitor...Read more

ICU Management

2021 24 Jun

COVID-19 represents a challenge in respiratory therapy. Evidence-guided protective mechanical ventilation is essential to reduce mortality. “Only a set of well-directed strategies can combat a formidable enemy.” Introduction The SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has a wide variety of clinical presentations. Age...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 01 Jun

I am delighted to be taking over the editorial helm at HealthManagement.org from the very capable hands of Christian Lovis and happier still that this, my first issue as Editor-In-Chief – IT, is focussed on Healthcare 4.6 – the way to the future of healthcare 5.0? – a topic of extreme importance and interest to me. If the recent pandemic has...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 01 Jun

The Telemedicine Community Readiness Tool proves its worth in supporting communities internationally on their journey towards expanded telemedicine use. Key Points Empowering communities, while preparing for long-term telemedicine implementation and use, is vital. It can encourage telemedicine deployment during ongoing waves of the...Read more

ICU Management

2021 25 May

During the COVID-19 pandemic, working in the ICU has been significantly challenging for healthcare workers and has been associated with high levels of mental health disorders. Primary sources of stress include physical and mental exhaustion, shortages of resources, communication challenges, social isolation, unusually high number of deaths, sadness...Read more