Search Tag: Health Systems

Health Management

Digital Healthcare Systems

2020 23 Jun

Now More than Ever Digital Healthcare Systems are needed in all contexts. Portugal’s recent eHealth upscaling used a crisis to leverage change. An expert who led the country on this way shares this experience and outlines the bases of a new way of looking at healthcare. There is a global need for a new healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

2019 26 Aug

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training has to begin in medical school and continue throughout a career.   The connection between great leaders and successful organisations that effectively innovate to remain competitive and provide shareholder value has been well demonstrated in business. To that end, many... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

2019 26 Aug

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could help to reduce risks and generate economic benefits?   Introduction   Intravenous administration of fluids and drugs is an important part of patient care for the critically ill. However, the contamination of infusion solutions by particles is a largely unknown and underestimated... Read more

Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

IMAGING Management

Location influences imaging follow-up

2019 23 Jan

One of the major problems which is commonly attributed to affect patient outcomes is the failure to follow-up diagnostic imaging in time. It is critical to follow-up diagnostic imaging findings in order to have access to and receive high quality and vital care. Patient location at the time of undergoing imaging is directly related with how likely a... Read more

Executive Health Management

ISPOR Europe 2018

2018 10 Nov

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IT Management

What lies ahead in 2018 for HIT?

2017 24 Nov

Rapid changes in the general populace and in the states of health and well-being, largely driven by technological advancements such as the Internet of Things, are prompting providers to adopt innovative ways to improve outcomes and deliver value. For instance, a new report predicts that by the end of 2020, 25 percent of data used in medical care... Read more

IT Management

Big Data: Adapt or Falter

2017 05 Sep

Most health systems, analysts say, can meet most of their analytics and reporting needs even without big data. They believe however that new use cases supporting genomics and Internet of Things (e.g., smart phones, wearable medical devices, sensors, etc.) will require big data-style solutions. Use of big data requires a high level of technical expertise.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pay Rises for 'Transformational' Leaders

2017 15 Aug

With the shift towards value-based care, a new report shows that pay raises are targeting executives who can lead hospitals and health systems successfully through the industry's transformation to favour value over volume. C-suite executives' compensation continues to rise and are expected to maintain that pace as organisations search for a... Read more