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IT Management

Bills, Claims and Analysis: Blockchain in Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Increasing need to store and secure medical data, including sensitive patient information, is among key factors behind the expanded application of blockchain technology in healthcare. By 2025, it is estimated that global blockchain technology in healthcare market will be worth more than $1.636 billion.   This projection is contained in new research... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lions Health 2019: Creativity and Innovation in Healthcare

2019 26 Aug

Lions Health 2019 has offered new insights and discussions on how creativity is being embraced by the healthcare industry.   Over two days, Lions Health 2019 offered new insights and fresh ideas on how creativity can be applied to improve healthcare through focussed discussion and knowledge. This year’s agenda included first-of-its-kind creativity covering... Read more

Health Management

Calling China’s champions for global health

2017 09 Nov

How the economic giant is advancing healthcare across the globe   The World Health Organization (WHO) argues China’s private sector ecosystem capabilities have a great deal to offer global healthcare innovation.   Earlier this year at the World Economic Forum, President Xi Jinping delivered a hearty defence of globalisation. To people... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Intensive Care in China

2017 16 Mar

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20 years along with rapid economic development. Although the number of ICU beds, doctors and nurses has increased, postgraduate professional education is still lacking. This article gives an overview of the history and current state of intensive care in China.   Critical care... Read more

Executive Health Management

UNC Collaboration on Halting Violence Against Clinicians in China

2016 23 Aug

This spring, retired Director of Oral Health at Guangdong General Hospital in China, Chen Zhongwei, was attacked and killed by a patient he treated more 20 years earlier. The patient had claimed he was entitled to compensation for a discoloured tooth. He followed the dentist home and stabbed him over 30 times. Sadly, this story is not an uncommon... Read more

Cardiology Management

Soaring Childhood Obesity in China

2016 03 May

China is paying the price of adopting a western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity, shows a   29 year study in nearly 28 000 children and adolescents published today in the   European Journal of Preventive Cardiology .1   Less than 1% of children and adolescents were obese in 1985 compared to 17% of boys and 9% of girls in 2014. The... Read more

ICU Management

Woman Infected with H7N9 in China in Intensive Care

2013 03 Apr

The woman who was the third person that contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu, is still critically ill in a hospital in Nanjing, in east China's Jiangsu province. She got the flu virus in Chuzou, in east China's Anhui province. Efforts are ongoing in order to figure out where the avian flu virus comes from, and if it can spread among humans.... Read more