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Health Management

HealthManagement.org’s Most Clicked Stories

2016 25 Aug

Every week HealthManagement.org publishes top healthcare management, leadership and best practice news of the week in dedicated newsletters. We know you’re busy, so we do all the work and pick the best three stories to send you. Read on for a variety of topics that piqued record interest recently. MRI-Guided Ultrasound to Treat Tremor ‏Gets OK From... Read more

Health Management

Will the Hospital of the Future Be Our Home

2016 25 Aug

Already, healthcare is being outsourced to the home in a bid to encourage more patient involvement in wellbeing and to develop centres of health expertise in place of multi-bed hospitals. The Medical Futurist, Bertalan Meskó reflects on how the future of home healthcare could evolve.  The Home and Future HealthcareThe biggest part of healthcare is self-care... Read more

Executive Health Management

Investment Hints at Future Healthcare Priorities

2016 12 Jul

In the first part of 2016, patient experience, Big Data analytics and personalised medicine have attracted a record-setting quantity of investment funding, indicating where hospital leaders should be focusing their attention.According to a report published by StartUp Health, early stage investments have reached close to $4 billion this year. The finds... Read more

IT Management

9 Best Practices for IT Project Management

2016 27 Jun

Companies and organisations struggle to keep an IT project within schedule and budget. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers study of 10,000 projects from 200 companies in 30 countries, only 2.5 percent of companies succeeded in completing their IT projects and the Journal of the Medical Informatics Association says that healthcare’s track record is... Read more

IT Management

Short of Talent? Follow Example of Baseball’s ‘Harvesting’ Programme

2016 10 May

A leading IT security expert suggests that healthcare organisations should follow professional baseball teams' lead and develop farm leagues to harvest talent they can ultimately employ to secure their networks.  “Even when we were in the desktop/laptop/mobile phone world, there already was a shortage of cybersecurity professionals, people trained... Read more

IT Management

Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security

2016 11 Apr

As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments. Eighteen months ago, the Detroit-based health system moved its clinical engineering department into the IT department to effectively manage 60, 000 medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The move has improved cybersecurity.... Read more

IT Management

MEDICON: Cutting Edge Tech Talks

2016 28 Mar

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with technology themes in biological computing and engineering a big part of the agenda. The three-day Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing congress is taking place in Paphos, Cyprus from March 31 to April 2. “Medicon 2016 provides... Read more

IT Management

IDC IT Managers Forum 2016

2016 21 Mar

How Big Data, Cloud, Social Media and Mobility are Reprogramming Businesses30 March 2016, Hilton Cyrpus, NicosiaOver the next five years, 90% of companies' IT investments will involve Third Platform technologies. While organizations will still need servers, PCs, client- and PC-based applications, and miles of cables, these technologies will serve mainly... Read more

Health Management

Big Data and the Future of the Care Continuum

2016 27 Feb

Every facet of the healthcare sector has a role to play in the future of the care continuum as it evolves and faces new challenges. With an increasing segment of the continuity of care relying on effective and efficient filtering of Big Data and development of related systems, government and individual health facilities in Europe and the U.S. are investing... Read more

ICU Management

5 Steps Towards ICU Care for the 21st Century

2016 23 Feb

The intensive care unit (ICU) is an organisational intervention in itself , gathering the sickest patients in a single space, with care from a multidisciplinary team. Debate continues on the optimal organisation  and staffing of the ICU. However, the changing healthcare landscape means that it is unlikely there will be enough healthcare staff to meet... Read more


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