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Executive Health Management

Securing Trust In The Global COVID-19 Supply Chain

2021 28 Jan

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ICU Management

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics Provider Mesa Biotech

2021 19 Jan

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mesa Biotech, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostic company, for approximately  $450 million  in cash. Under the terms of the agreement,  Thermo Fisher  will pay up to an additional  $100 million... Read more

ICU Management

2021 05 Jan

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The Austrian critical care ventilator TwinStream ® ICU was designed with the explicit purpose of saving critically respiratory-distressed patients. In particular those patients with severe lung diseases (e.g. ARDS) who can no longer be supported with conventional ventilation. ... Read more

Health Management

Elevating Cancer Care to Global Level

2020 30 Nov

With cancer being the second leading cause of death globally, it is necessary to include cancer care into the global health agenda. An initiative known as City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) aims to do this through work with stakeholders at a local level and dialogue on cancer care between cities and partners across the world. Its CEO talked to HealthManagement.org... Read more

Health Management

Coronavirus, Tensegrity and CSR: Year of Living Dangerously

2020 30 Nov

The COVID-19 vaccine development is currently central news globally. With recently reported successes, however, the focus is shifting from the very availability of a vaccine to manufacturing and distribution aspects. It is the pharmaceutical sector that will be playing the key role in freeing the world from the disease. A business expert argues... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19, Corticosteroids and the Road to Enlightenment

2020 24 Nov

The use of corticosteroids for respiratory diseases has been a matter of discussion. Here, we present recent evidence of corticosteroids benefits for COVID-19, including improvements in mortality and ventilator-free days. M ore than six months riding treacherous waves in the COVID-19 storm had passed until a glimpse of a rudimentary... Read more

ICU Management

Infographic

2020 24 Nov

An overview of the Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) and the challenges faced by critical care patients post-ICU. Read more

Health Management

Protecting Vulnerable Populations from COVID-19

2020 12 Nov

Why health governance and operations matter to implement interventions fast. Bavarian perspective Elderly residents of long-term care facilities have been among the groups most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many other countries, Germany and its states have implemented targeted measures to manage the pandemic. Bavaria specifically... Read more

Health Management

“But I Hate This, and This, and This…”: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

2020 12 Nov

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), a psychiatric illness characterised by an obsessive and debilitating preoccupation with perceived physical flaws, carries a significant burden of morbidity. Currently, there is little research investigating methods for the effective early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of BDD. In this case, thrombotic microangiopathy... Read more

Health Management

Patient Communication in Radiology - Learning From COVID-19 Experience

2020 12 Nov

Nothing will be the same after the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis entails an acceleration in some trends like health care digital transformation, the shift from volume-based care to a value-based care and the need of humanising healthcare. Patient communication is in the middle of those three trends and radiology would not be an exception.... Read more