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Health Management

Helping healthcare face up to enterprise risk management

2017 19 Sep

The Institute of Risk Management is bringing together best international and cross-sector risk management practices to help improve healthcare efficiency and enhance patient outcomes.   The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has formed a new Health and Care Special Interest Group to help the healthcare sector deal more effectively with risk and opportunities. The... Read more

Health Management

Healthcare wearables: What are the risks?

2017 19 Sep

How can stakeholders harness the potential of healthcare wearables to revolutionise the care continuum while successfully navigating legislative and technical risks? HealthManagement.org spoke to Global Top 100 Digital Health Influencer, João Bocas for his insights.   Is there a danger of health wearables developers being blinded by technology and... Read more

IMAGING Management

New USPSTF draft Cervical Cancer Screening recommendations are a step back for Women's Health

2017 16 Sep

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) is deeply concerned that the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) did not include a grade for co-testing (also known as Pap+HPV Together) in draft cervical cancer screening recommendations released this week. These draft recommendations do not consider the wealth of data supporting the value of co-testing,... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

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Health Management

Angela Maas

2017 21 Aug

Professor of Women’s Cardiac Health Department of Cardiology - Radboud University Medical Center Nijm egen, the Netherlands Never give up.What is your top management tip?Don't forget your personal life, because although ambition is important there is always a personal life behind. What I know from my own past is that if you get more and more rigid because... Read more

Health Management

Gender Matters in Cardiology

2017 21 Aug

Meet pioneering gynaecardiologist Angela Maas, who explains why there's still a lot to do when it comes to cardiovascular disease in women.   Cardiovascular disease in women is an enduring passion for cardiologist Angela Maas, who has been a pioneer in Europe in this field. Prof. Maas started an outpatient cardiology clinic for women in 2003 and founded... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

Brexit's Brutal Blow to the NHS

2016 30 Nov

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.” It’s 8am. Two junior doctors, one English, the other Italian, embrace in tears on the steps outside their hospital. We’ve saved lives together, lost patients together, run cardiac arrests, sought to comfort grieving families, seen patients make miraculous recoveries, witnessed death at its most unforgiving and ugly -... Read more

Health Management

Patient Identification: Executive Summary

2016 13 Nov

For its fifth Deep Dive analysis of a patient safety topic, ECRI Institute PSO selected patient identification. Safe patient care starts with delivering the intended interventions to the right person. Yet, the risk of wrong-patient errors is ever-present for the multitude of patient encounters occurring daily in healthcare settings.   Many patient identification... Read more