Search Tag: Hospitals

IT Management

conhIT 2014: Synopsis – Focus on Patients and Processes

2014 08 May

An interview with congress Gold Partner Agfa HealthCare GmbH: Michael Strüter, Managing Director Hospital information systems are a huge toolbox offering many functions. But what if users are unable to find the tools they need? Michael Strüter, managing director Agfa HealthCare GmbH and head of Sales IT and Imaging DACH, explains why it is time... Read more

Executive Health Management

International Research on Quality in Healthcare “Spend no more but smarter”

2014 25 Apr

Closing Conference of the InterQuality Project: Since December 2010, the InterQuality project investigates the effects of financing systems on the quality of healthcare. The knowledge gained from the 4-year research provides input for European countries to choose the right financing mechanisms in different areas of their healthcare systems, according... Read more

Executive Health Management

Accenture: 33% of European Hospitals Report Operating Losses

2014 10 Apr

Accenture’s recent ‘European Hospital Rating Report’ has conducted an in-depth review of the 2011 financial statements from more than 1,500 public and privately owned hospitals hospitals across Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Norway, and Switzerland. In Spain only private hospitals were included, as sufficient public hospital data... Read more

IT Management

WoHIT 2014: HIMSS Europe Stage 6 Awards Presented to Four New Hospitals

2014 03 Apr

Three Dutch centers and a Spanish one, recognised for operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementation of the EMR HIMSS Europe awarded yesterday four new hospitals in Europe with Stage 6 Award during the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition (WoHIT) that is taking place in Nice, France, from the 2nd... Read more

IT Management

Major Healthcare IT contract Awarded to Siemens

2014 31 Mar

Two Dutch university hospitals awarded €50 million contract  One of the largest Healthcare IT contracts to date for Siemens Siemens’ Healthcare Sector has won contracts from two Dutch university hospitals, the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Erasmus MC) and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), to supply, implement,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dutch Hospital Chooses Sectra’s Radiology IT Solution

2014 07 Mar

More and more Dutch hospitals are choosing the medical imaging IT company Sectra, as their regional IT partner and consequently, Sectra’s market share is growing in the Netherlands. One of the new customers is IJsselland Hospital in Capelle aan den Ijssel, a member of the large Zorgservice XL hospital group, which recently signed a five-year agreement.... Read more

IT Management

Best in KLAS Award for Sectra’s Acute Care PACS

2014 03 Feb

The medical imaging IT company Sectra announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded “Best in KLAS” by the research firm with the same name in the “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report.  The initial version of Sectra PACS was installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing over 70 million annual radiology... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Implementation of ICU Infection Control Practices Inconsistent

2014 30 Jan

According to a new study, the largest of its kind, U.S. hospital intensive care units (ICUs) show uneven compliance with infection prevention policies. The findings are published in the February issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC),... Read more

IT Management

Datix Patient Safety Software Selected for King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

2013 10 Dec

Leading healthcare institution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia partners with Datix and Health Matrix to reduce risk and improve patient care.   Datix, a global supplier of patient safety software announced that King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) has chosen Datix to streamline processes and introduce a more efficient, integrated... Read more

Executive Health Management

MEDICA 2013: Philips Unveils Healthcare Transforming Solutions at Congress

2013 21 Nov

New healthcare solutions developed with users and patients help improve the recovery process and treatment options for patients while supporting medical staff in their work Healthcare is constantly changing. The best way to deal with this change is for all parties in the sector to join forces. Philips is putting this principle into action under... Read more