Search Tag: Data

ICU Management

Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?

2017 22 Nov

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair for Perioperative Medicine at UCLA. He is the Technology, Computing, and Simulation section editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia. His research interests focus on new technologies applied to anaesthesia and the intensive care unit. We live in a wireless world as consumers,... Read more

Health Management

Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust

2017 07 May

The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund and The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. The project goal is to facilitate the use of national data reserves and design of the one-stop shop for health and social care data.   The mention of data exploitation may sound scary, but at its best it can mean... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine - Data - Diagnosis - Decisions

2016 18 May

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more