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Executive Health Management

Ten High-Income Countries Report the Effects of COVID-19 Burnout on Primary Care Physicians

2022 02 Dec

According to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund, the COVID-19 pandemic increased the workloads of many primary care physicians, which led to widespread burnout, and impacted the quality of care. This has been the case in all 10 surveyed high-income countries.   The report compares changes in physician workload, stress, emotional distress,... Read more

IT Management

New Study Shows Telemedicine Has Clear Benefits for Patients

2022 18 Nov

Telemedicine was the most cost-effective and safest solution to offering accessible and high-quality care during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Authors working on a new study by WHO/Europe and the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, provided a general review of the status of telemedicine in Europe and Central Asia. They... Read more

IT Management

Machine Learning Tool Helps Hospitals Reduce Risk of COVID-19

2022 18 Nov

A machine learning tool has been created to help predict patients at high risk of developing COVID-19. The technology has been developed by a team of researchers at Imperial College London and the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) unit at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.   The tool has been trained to identify risk factors associated... Read more

Women's Health

Foetal Brain Development Impacted by Maternal Stress During COVID-19 Pandemic

2022 09 Nov

The COVID-19 pandemic created many disruptions to everyday life, including disruptions in essential health services. To reduce the rate of transmission, many medical policies around pre and postpartum care were changed. Such changes were reported to be the most common stressors among pregnant women. Unfortunately, increased maternal stress is known... Read more

Health Management

Reducing Burnout by Building Resilient Systems

2022 09 Nov

Frontline clinicians are emotionally exhausted, mentally fatigued, and pessimistic about the future, often due to the complex, inefficient environments they work in each day. Solving this requires a systems-based approach to creating highly reliable systems in healthcare. One good place to begin is by making it easier for the frontline to know what... Read more

Health Management

The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge

2022 09 Nov

During the last 40 years, a significant global shortage in the number of health professionals of all specialties (physicians, general practitioners, nurses, laboratory technicians) has been recorded in absolute and relative figures. Given the growing demand for consumption of health services, this shortage has a serious impact on the very functioning... Read more

Health Management

Increasing Care Demand and Growing Workforce Shortage

2022 09 Nov

Healthcare staff shortages are a growing global issue. At the same time, ageing populations and an increasing burden of chronic diseases are driving up demand for healthcare. The gap between rising demand and a shortage of healthcare workers is looming. HealthManagement.org spoke to Sourabh Pagaria, Executive Vice President & Managing Director of... Read more

Cardiology Management

Pandemic Erased Progress in Lowering Heart Disease Death Rate

2022 09 Nov

Before 2020, the heart disease death rate had been declining steadily for nearly a decade. The decrease was recognised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the last century. However, the death rate has increased significantly during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. According... Read more

Executive Health Management

The King’s Fund Annual Conference 2022

2022 01 Nov

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