Search Tag: Data

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine - Data - Diagnosis - Decisions

2016 05 Apr

The term Personalised Medicine has been extensively used within the last years to describe a paradigm shift in research and medical application towards an evidence based medicine.The Tübingen congress will focus on the clinical applicability of PM. Specifically we will highlight aquisition and analysis of highly complex data from patients, the role... Read more

ICU Management

Transforming Measurement into Understanding: Quantitative Bedside Decision Support

2016 11 Mar

Intensivists today are faced with a growing deluge of quantitative data, along with demands to implement evidence-based protocols of increasing number and complexity. The tools to support such implementation, including computerised decision support, have, however, seen only incremental development over the past decades. This article will attempt to... Read more

ICU Management

CHEST Trial - BMJ Stirs Controversy Over Data Release

2016 03 Mar

Use of starch for fluid resuscitation was suspended by European and U.S. regulators following publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of the results of the CHEST trial (Myburgh et al. 2012), which raised safety concerns. Fresenius Kabi, which makes hydroxyethyl starch (HES) products and was a sponsor of the CHEST trial, has claimed that they... Read more

ICU Management

Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

2015 18 Aug

According to a review published online on 4 August in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, little or scarce data on the advantage of bedside physical examinations in the ICU (intensive care unit) are available.  Having examined the utility of bedside diagnosis in modern ICU practice, the authors of this review, Dr. Thomas S. Metkus and Dr. Bo... Read more

ICU Management

Anesthesia Business Consultants & VCU to Partner on Strategic Initiatives

2015 22 Jun

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with Virginia Commonwealth University, (VCU) Department of Anesthesiology to provide integrated practice management billing services.ABC entered into discussions... Read more

IT Management

Stanford Children’s Health CIO Ed Kopetsky honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 22 Jun

--Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health are proud to announce that Chief Information Officer Ed Kopetsky was recently presented with the 2015 Silicon Valley Business Journal, San Francisco Business Times and PwC CIO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognized his significant contributions to the... Read more

IT Management

The CIO To CEO Leap

2014 20 Oct

According to a recent Billian's HealthDATA study, the CIO career path generally does not lead to the corner office. The study evaluated 384 hospital executive personnel changes in 2014 and found that there was only one CIO who was promoted into a CEO role. Laura Musfeldt, Vice President of Senior Executive Search at healthcare-focused executive recruitment... Read more

IT Management

When Analytics Doesn't Show The Real Picture

2014 28 Jul

Recent changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are intended to further strengthen efforts to improve patient care in the U.S. As a result, hospitals in the country are required to be paid based on how much they improved their patients' health and not on the number of tests and procedures performed.Some data brokers or vendors were... Read more

Executive Health Management

Frost & Sullivan: Volume Rises, Value Falls for Healthcare M&A Deals

2014 13 May

Patent expiry, together with an increase in generic competition in the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, is expected to bring a number of deals.According to newly released analysis from Frost & Sullivan entitled “Merger and Acquisition (M&A) Trends in the Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry”, evolving conditions in the marketplace... Read more

IMAGING Management

Carestream To Supply PACS For French TéléSanté Centre Project (MIRC)

2014 10 Apr

The Groupement de Coopération Sanitaire (GCS) TéléSanté Centre has selected Carestream Health in France to provide PACS, archiving and medical image sharing and exchange solutions for its public and private health organisations in the Centre region of France, which straddles the middle Loire Valley.This progressive project, which is supported by the... Read more

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