Search Tag: public health

Health Management

2024 24 May

  Experts in public healthcare procurement explore the benefits of value-based procurement on patient care, efficiency, and innovation within the framework of European legal directives and Spanish regulations.   Key Points Effective value-based procurement requires inclusive leadership and stakeholder engagement, including public administrations,...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 22 May

  Mental health is a significant public health concern with considerable economic impacts and loss of quality of life. Depression affects about 19.4 million Americans annually, while generalised anxiety disorder affects approximately 19.8 million people. Globally, mental health conditions are a major cause of reduced quality of life and contribute...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 16 Feb

  In a recent announcement, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google, and Monica Bharel, Clinical Lead in Public Health, have been honoured as Public Health Champions by the prestigious Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.   Dr. Karen DeSalvo: Leading the Charge for Health Equity A distinguished alumna of Harvard Chan, Dr....Read more

Executive Health Management

2023 21 Jun

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2023 08 May

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Executive Health Management

2022 17 Jun

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Executive Health Management

2021 31 Oct

Last February, Pfizer was accused of bullying Latin American governments over COVID-19 vaccine supplies.  Public Citizen, in investigating government supply contracts, found that Pfizer retains the right ‘to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the worst public health crisis in a century.’ Their analysis included draft...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 13 Oct

Dr Nick Guldemond has recently been appointed as Professor Public Health and Healthcare at I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. As of January 2020, he also serves part-time as a Senior Researcher at Leiden University Medical Centre. His background covers Electric Engineering, Medicine, and Life Sciences. He obtained his PhD in Orthopaedics...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 08 Feb

As the number of COVID-19 vaccinations has now overtaken the number of cases reported since the start of the pandemic, the public perceptions still vary greatly across the world.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution   In a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health, Schwarzinger and...Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 16 Feb

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IT Management

2020 11 Sep

Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), ranging from the most stringent lockdowns to less restrictive social distancing rules, have been implemented by different countries to control coronavirus spread and prevent COVID-19 cases overwhelming their healthcare systems.   You might also like: COVID-19 Exit Strategy Simulator Available...Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 16 Jul

The economic fallout from pandemic-related lockdowns has been enormous, especially in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) that struggle to find a balance in terms of protecting life and livelihood, as they aim to avoid public health systems being overwhelmed and their economies grinding to a complete halt.   You might also like:...Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 09 Jul

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major disruption to regular healthcare services. As the novel coronavirus is highly contagious, hospitals need to double down on their infection control strategies to reduce nosocomial spread. Routine screening of patients and staff would be one such strategy, but what if not everyone agrees to be tested?...Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 26 May

An international team of researchers has analysed several scenarios of non-pharmaceutical COVID-19 interventions in 16 countries and outlined an effective strategy of alternating lockdown and relaxation cycles.   You may also like: Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions – What’s Next?   Since there are still no proven treatments or vaccines...Read more

IT Management

2020 21 Feb

With the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference (HIMSS20) fast approaching, organisers have been providing regular updates to allay fears of participants over the ongoing coronavirus situation. HIMSS20 , set for 9-13 March at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, will proceed "as scheduled" according to HIMSS officials in the most...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 25 Nov

An imaging study reveals obesity amongst young people may be due to brain changes that affect important regions responsible for control of appetite and emotions. There is a pattern of brain damage which, according to researchers, has to do with some inflammatory markers like leptin, a hormone made by fat cells that helps regulate energy levels...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 02 Oct

Healthcare is becoming more and more successful, allowing us to endure into an unprecedented old age. At the same time, in developed countries, the fertility rate is lowering. These two phenomena have led to what international organisations have been saying for years: the population is getting older. Now, the question of the ageing population is no...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 02 Oct

The date is set (we think!) - on October 31st the United Kingdom is to leave the European Union (EU). Since the 2016 referendum on membership of the EU bloc, when 51.9% of British voters opted for an exit from the European Union, the Brexit negotiations have been erratic and dramatic with no resolution about the form the exit will take. Trade deals,...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 02 Oct

Summary: The EAHM Innovation Award 2019 honoured posters for four healthcare projects that are challenging the status quo and innovating in logistics, healing and tech leverage around Europe. Read on for the run down on the winning initiatives. Logistics, Innovation and Technology The challenge for the EOC group was multi-faceted; operating...Read more