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IMAGING Management

Space Technology for Lung Disease

2019 23 Oct

Emissions from motor vehicles, factories, power plants and other sources are amongst the most common causes of air pollution. Unfortunately, the quality of air has a direct impact on population health. For example, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a chronic inflammatory lung disease, can be exacerbated by constant exposure to dirty air.... Read more

Executive Health Management

HETT 2020 - Healthcare Excellent Through Technology

2020 29 Sep

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Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Experience in the Era Of Digitisation

2019 02 Oct

An overview of Affidea’s journey embedding digital tools across its network to orchestrate patient care and improve patient experience. It was the airline industry which proved 60 years ago that through digitisation, airports could become more efficient and safer. Airports introduced the air traffic control technology which allowed them to... Read more

Executive Health Management

How the Brain Works: Looking Inside to Target Treatments

2019 02 Oct

Summary: Groundbreaking study at the University at Buffalo uses brain stimulation to assess how large-scale patterns of brain activity could vary between cognitive systems and across people. Our research at the University at Buffalo explores brain activity and its association with cognitive systems. Each cognitive system consists of a network... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists risks in communicating unexpected findings

2019 23 Apr

For all it's value and pivotal role in furthering health, medicine and innovation, information technology (IT) has created a very significant caveat: risk in communicating unexpected findings. A report published in JACR explains how failure to communicate is one of the greatest problems facing radiologists today. Courts have consistently found that... Read more

IMAGING Management

Natural vs 'artificial' intelligence in clinical ultrasound

2019 20 Feb

Executive Summary Doctors are trained in medical science, and to consider the astute point-of-view of  Dr. Daniel A. Lichtenstein , the foremost expert in c ritical care ultrasound , on the "art of reasoning" being applied at work is indeed a revelation. This is how he describes the uniqueness of ultrasound as a clinical tool . ... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiology clinic's electronic data collection improves patient care

2018 10 Oct

As adoption of value-based care models broadens, there has been an emerging emphasis on patient-reported outcomes (PROs), both for reimbursement and for clinical decision making. Research shows PROs can help streamline physician practices and pave the way for patient-centred care. A new study by Stanford researchers evaluated the implementation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Abbott – a trusted partner

2018 21 Aug

Paul Jülicher  Director International Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Abbott Diagnostics Matt Sawtell  General Manager Nordics, Abbott Diagnostics Unleashing the value of IVD testing The value of in vitro diagnostic services is like beauty – it's very much in the eye of the beholder. From a community perspective,... Read more

IT Management

2018 04 Jul

Politician Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, famously asserted at the service’s birth in 1948, “If a hospital bedpan is dropped in a hospital corridor in Tredegar, the reverberations should echo around Whitehall.” Southeast Wales is less than 260 miles from London; it would have to be one very noisy reverberation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Obesity kills: doctors call for better training for effective care

2018 18 May

With European Obesity Day taking place on May 19, General Practitioners (GPs) across Europe are calling for increased and improved training on obesity for more effective patient care. More than 700 GPs from seven European countries took part in a survey that revealed nearly one third do not feel informed enough about the complexities of obesity... Read more