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IT Management

First healthcare smart contract system

2018 15 Nov

Healthcare’s first smart contract system aims to enable health plans and their financial partners to develop and deploy distributed ledger processes that automate events across the transaction processing lifecycle.Change Healthcare and TIBCO Software have announced a collaboration to build the first smart contract system for healthcare, using the Change... Read more

IT Management

Too confident about your cybersecurity?

2018 13 Nov

Despite budget constraints, the majority of healthcare IT professionals remain confident that their connected medical devices are protected from a cyberattack, according to Zingbox's 2018 healthcare security survey. The survey, which included 400 U.S.-based healthcare IT decision-makers and clinical engineers, found that 41 percent of these IT... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why doctors need leadership training

2018 13 Nov

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately, as the article notes, physicians are not taught how to lead even though medical schools have designated “leadership” as a core medical competency. Early in their residency training, for example, resident physicians... Read more

Executive Health Management

The whole patient

2018 07 Nov

I am a cancer patient. I have experience first-hand how society’s view on patients deals a massive blow to your own sense of self-worth. Friends stop calling you, or they call you way too much. Healthcare professionals are too stressed out to talk to you. To top it all, you are limited to doing absolutely nothing for several months, or even years.... Read more

Executive Health Management

The whole patient? The whole person

2018 07 Nov

I am myself and my circumstances (Ortega y Gasset). Patients are people when they leave the doctor´s office. They live a life, have jobs and families. Taking a whole person approach is the only way forward to face today´s and tomorrow´s healthcare challenges. Why is talking about the whole person relevant today in healthcare? Let’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Leaders in Healthcare 2018

2018 14 Nov

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IMAGING Management

Applications now invited for the BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel Award

2018 16 Oct

£1,000 funding offered for award designed to promote worldwide innovation in radiation safety.   The BIR/GE Radiation Safety Travel award aims to share best practice in radiation safety. Participants are asked to design a new tool or resource to improve radiation safety in healthcare. This could be innovative software or a novel use of new... Read more

IT Management

23rd Annual Healthcare Internet Conference

2018 05 Nov

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Executive Health Management

VBHC Prize Event 2019

2019 18 Apr

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