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Health Management

Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years

2016 25 Aug

Interview with Professor Guy de BackerProfessor Guy De Backer, Emeritus Professor at Ghent ‏University, Belgium, will be a keynote speaker at the ‏ESC Conference in Rome on August 27-31, delivering ‏the ESC Geoffrey Rose Lecture on Population Sciences on ‏“Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: ‏Quo Vadis?” Prior to the conference,... Read more

Health Management

EAHM Congress Preview

2016 25 Aug

Everybody in healthcare across the C-Suite, clinician, policy-maker, nursing and IT spectrum is aware of how critical ‏the situation is by now; healthcare in Europe is just ‏not sustainable. The demands facing European healthcare ‏systems are becoming greater with increased life expectancy, ‏new pathologies and the rise of chronic disease. Added ‏to... Read more

IT Management

EU Telehealth Interoperability in Spotlight

2016 27 Jun

Six European Union (EU) countries have asked the eHealth Network for a road map on telemedicine interoperability across borders.In a letter to the eHealth Network, healthcare leaders from Denmark, Norway, Austria, Finland, Sweden and Catalonia have said they support the furtherment of telemedicine and in employing it on a large scale but want “cross... Read more

Health Management

European Radiology: Interview with Professor Lluís Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

2016 27 Feb

As The Journal’s imaging Editor-in-Chief, Professor Lluís Donoso, comes to the end of his term as president of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), we took the opportunity to speak to him about developments at the ESR, the state of radiology, and the role of management and leadership.  How have you enjoyed your term as President... Read more

IT Management

Europe's Growing Need for Lab Data Management Solutions

2015 29 Jun

Investments in cloud-based laboratory information management systems (LIMS) are part of Europe’s eHealth strategy. Specifically, increasing demand for genetic and molecular testing data management solutions will drive growth in Europe's LIMS market, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. Market revenues are estimated to reach $394.1 million... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cardiovascular Imaging in Europe - Who Does What?

2015 18 May

Demand for cardiovascular imaging (CVI) continues to increase due to changes in CV disease epidemiology and ageing of the population. However, reliable statistics on CVI practice in Europe are lacking.In 2013, the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the European Society of Cardiology conducted a survey to gather as much current... Read more

IT Management

European EHR Market Outlook: Country-Specific Models and Interoperability

2015 29 Jan

Electronic health record (EHR) technology and electronic prescribing of medications account for 30 percent of total healthcare IT spending in Europe, according to Frost & Sullivan. The company’s European Electronic Health Records Market study, which covers ambulatory and hospital EHR, estimates that the market will earn revenues as high as $3.69 billion... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Strengthening EU's Regulatory System for Medicines

2014 19 Sep

A new report from Escher, the independent TI Pharma platform for regulatory innovation, shows that the current regulatory system for medicines in Europe can be used in a more efficient and effective manner. André Broekmans, chairman of Escher: “ Overall, the EU regulatory system operates well, however important recent changes had not yet been evaluated.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Joan Peppard To Lead Hospital Pharmacists in Europe

2014 15 Jul

The next president of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) will be Joan Peppard, who will assume the role when Dr. Roberto Frontini’s association presidency ends in June 2015. Ms. Peppard was elected to the office in June during the EAHP’s General Assembly in Sofia, and is now serving as the organisation’s President-Elect. Her term... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Patient Safety Progress Report

2014 23 Jun

The European Commission has published a patient safety package detailing progress made in recent years and existing barriers yet to be overcome. The establishment of national programs for patient safety and the implementation of systems for reporting adverse events related to hospitalisation represent two of the most improved areas. Challenges remain... Read more

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