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Executive Health Management

The Importance of Meaningful Innovation in Healthcare

2019 02 Oct

Driving Toward the Goals of the Quadruple Aim Innovation comes in many forms and for many reasons. It can spur positive change or can extend beyond “change” to “disruption” of an industry. It can be a metamorphosis, or simply an alteration to an existing process. It can be designed to make jobs easier, achieve better results, or increase connectivity.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Improving pneumonia diagnosis in Ugandan children

2018 09 Jul

Pneumonia is a major cause of childhood mortality and morbidity globally – particularly in resource-poor environments – and diagnosis of pneumonia can be complex. The current gold standard diagnostic technique is a chest X-ray, looking for the presence or absence of areas of consolidation on the lungs. However, this obviously exposes the patient to... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Accurate, Faster, Less Painful

2017 15 May

A new study shows that point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) assessment of distal forearm injuries in children is accurate, timely and is associated with low levels of pain and high satisfaction. Findings of the study are published in Academic Emergency Medicine. See Also : Hand-held Ultrasound for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Detection When it comes... Read more

Health Management

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

2017 16 Feb

The main goal of this research was to quantify scatter radiation exposure from mobile x-ray examinations. The simulation consisted of reproducing the technical conditions for the chest anteroposterior (AP) examination in supine and semi-supine positions as well as for the abdomen tangential projection, using a full body anthropomorphic phantom and... Read more