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ICU Management

Is Videolaryngoscopy the New Gold Standard for Intubation Following the COVID-19 Crisis?

2021 22 Feb

Videolaryngoscopy may be the new gold standard for tracheal intubation following the COVID-19 pandemic onset. Introduction Patients admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU) often require respiratory support. Orotracheal intubation is one of the most frequent procedures performed in ICU (Lascarrou et al. 2017; Roux et al. 2014; Martin et al.... Read more

ICU Management

Important Questions Answered

2021 22 Feb

During the question/answer session, Prof Vito Marco Ranieri discussed some important questions with Prof Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore and Prof Boris Jung regarding sedation regimen, respiratory muscle paralysis, sedation in COVID-19 patients specifically and how it is different from other regular ICU patients. Ranieri: What is your opinion... Read more

ICU Management

FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for New COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B Combo Kit

2021 16 Feb

One multiplex real-time PCR diagnostic kit can simultaneously detect and differentiate SARS-CoV-2, influenza A and influenza B The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for the  Applied Biosystems TaqPath COVID-19, Flu A, Flu B Combo Kit  from Thermo Fisher Scientific, the company announced today.... Read more

Health Management

2021 in Healthcare: Snowballing into Future

2021 15 Feb

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, digitalisation in healthcare has become as important as probably never before. Its upgraded role spans across a multitude of areas, from blockchain applications and smart hospitals to patient data protection and vaccine logistics. An expert provides an overview of the most promising trends and technologies... Read more

Health Management

Prevent or Treat in Latin America

2021 15 Feb

In Latin America there is a big need for prevention as many people do not have access to treatment due to high costs. Prevention not only in terms of becoming sick but also of not paying more than necessary. The situation varies across the continent, and in some countries there are good working examples. Still, the challenges of cancer in Latin America... Read more

Health Management

Charitable Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Pisa Experience

2021 15 Feb

During the COVID-19 pandemic, several charitable institutions in Pisa, Italy helped local health authorities cope with the crisis. One of these charitable initiatives led to the purchase of a high-end ultrasound system. This paper describes how this project was envisioned and implemented and what lessons were learned from this initiative. Key... Read more

Health Management

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Traceability

2021 15 Feb

A recent paper (Vander Stichele et al. 2020) published in Vaccine highlighted the need for global monitoring of vaccine use (who was inoculated with which vaccine product, where and when) as well as its safety and effectiveness. HealthManagement.org asked the authors about the challenges of implementing such system in practice and possible measures... Read more

Decision Support

When COVID-19 Strikes, We Learn From The Traces It Leaves Behind

2021 11 Feb

Hot on the trail of COVID-19: Working with collaborators from around the world, a team began developing an algorithm that helps to evaluate changes in lung tissue. Read about how scientists reached a significant milestone during the pandemic. Putting the “AI” in aiding clinical decisions  One of the major challenges in radiology is dealing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Role of Antigen Tests in the COVID-19 pandemic

2021 17 Feb

Speakers: Dr. Karen Roush, MD, MBA Dr. Lily Li, MD, PhD, MBA Find Ortho Clinical Diagnostics - EMEA on Social Media   Read more

IMAGING Management

Efficient And Effective Collaboration Across Extended Care Teams And Regions

2021 03 Mar

Presented by  Johan Hendrickx, Business Manager Enterprise Imaging  Peter Wilkop, Sr. Global Product Marketing Manager Enterprise Imaging  Willy Rosé, Head of Marketing Europe Find Agfa Healthcare on Social Media       Read more