Search Tag: Innovation

Executive Health Management


2013 11 Jun

MedTech Europe, the alliance of European Medical Technology Industry Associations, welcomes new research from the European Health Technology Institute (EHTI) confirming that there is no uniform relationship between medtech innovation and an increase in healthcare expenditure.  The impact of medical technology on healthcare costs is a result of...Read more

Executive Health Management


2014 20 May

When the MIHealth Forum opens in Barcelona this week, attendees will have access to leading industry experts in the fields of health management and clinical innovation. The two-day event will feature plenary addresses, informative exhibits and small group sessions, which encourage interaction between visitors and the Forum’s International Scientific...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 13 Jul

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has become the first site in the UK to invest in the newest interventional radiology innovation from Siemens Healthcare. The Artis Q biplane system, due to be installed later in the year, will provide the hospital with the latest technology to support the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions and...Read more

IT Management


2014 24 Jul

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP), aiming to bring new technologies into use at the hospital, recently opened its own innovation space at Blueprint Health Accelerator, a New York City-based co-working space for health tech startups.  NYP's new Innovation Center initially will focus on developing a new portfolio of technology projects, including...Read more

IT Management


2014 25 Aug

Medical technology offers enormous potential for scalable medicine — to improve the quality and access in healthcare while simultaneously reducing cost. However, current medical device innovation within companies often only offers incremental advances on existing products, or originates from engineers with limited knowledge of clinical complexities....Read more

Cardiology Management


2014 02 Sep

Interview with Duncan Porter, Head of Field Marketing Philips During the Affiniti product launch, you mentioned that Philips wants to play a role in the management of cardiology through leverage of Big Data. How can an equipment-driven company make such a bold statement? There is an explosion of chronic diseases, which makes the current healthcare...Read more

IMAGING Management


2014 15 Sep

The BIR, in partnership with Bayer HealthCare, has launched a new award called the BIR/Bayer “Make it Better” service award.   The award will be given to the group of people who have demonstrated the best improvement in an aspect of service delivery by making it more effective, or have improved patient experience. This might be an innovative design...Read more

Pharmacy Management


2014 17 Sep

According to a new report by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), generic drugs saved the United States health system approximately $239 billion in 2013. This is a 14 percent increase in the cost savings that were achieved in 2012. It is also the largest annual savings from generic drugs to date. The report reveals that generic...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 10 Jan

Best practices in emergency medical care will be identified and implemented across the US as part of a new project supported by a $225,000 grant. “Promoting Innovations in Emergency Medical Services” is a collaboration between Mount Sinai Health System in New York and the University of California (UC) San Diego Health System. Goals of the project...Read more

IT Management


2015 06 Feb

UC San Diego’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has been named the official testing site for Qualcomm Foundation’s Tricorder XPRIZE. Beginning in early summer, CTRI physicians, technicians and staff will manage logistics and personnel, including the recruitment of nearly 500 volunteers to serve as consumer-testers of the candidate...Read more

ICU Management


2015 24 Apr

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global IP Center presented Joe Kiani, Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Masimo, with the 2015 Life Sciences IP Champion Award at a ceremony commemorating World IP Day in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kiani has more than 65 patents in his name and more than 575 patents issued or filed by Masimo, in medical technologies related...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 14 May

3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin highlighted 3M’s strong 2014 performance while expressing confidence in the company’s future. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on 12 May at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Citing progress on 3M’s strategic priorities including portfolio management, investing in innovation,...Read more

ICU Management


2015 24 Jun

Nihon Kohden  announced has that Senior Manager Dr. Takuo Aoyagi has received the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology. The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. “With the brightest minds...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 21 Oct

This year the European Telemedicine Conference (ETC) 2015 is part of  WHINN - Week of Health and INNovation . It will combine the efforts of several leading European Healthcare Organisations into one powerful event included into  a unique week of health and innovation ! The conference will collaborate with prominent healthcare delivery organisations,...Read more

ICU Management


2015 29 Jun

Guidelines Confirm the Benefit of Endovascular Treatment -- Penumbra, Inc ., a global interventional therapies company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative medical devices, including those used in endovascular stroke therapy, issued the following statement from Adam Elsesser, chairman and chief executive officer, regarding...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 19 Oct

Join WHINN for a unique Week of Health and INNovation. WHINN is the first of its kind with more than 1.500 attendees; a festival that consist of conferences, events, innovation and business activities, which are brought together in one week all within health and innovation. WHINN brings you inspiration and insight in the newest research and international...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 04 Jun

The main activities of the Society have been concentrated on an annual meeting held in June in the country of the Society President. The scientific programmes of such meetings have included most advances in imaging techniques and scientific knowledge for chest diseases, and CME programmes have been delivered by the best European Faculty in thoracic...Read more

IT Management


2015 27 Jul

In his book The Future of Work , Jacob Morgan describes five types of organisational structures and concepts that "either already exist in today’s business landscape or are starting to emerge as viable options for the future of work." Key features that characterise each of these structures are summarised below. Traditional Hierarchy In this model,...Read more

IT Management


2015 26 Sep

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalised its strategy for the next five years. The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 aims to promote "effective use of information and technology to help the nation achieve high-quality care, lower costs, a healthy population, and engaged individuals," according to a statement...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 28 Sep

Aetna's "frugal innovation" strategy is helping transform the health insurer's current fee-for-service reimbursement model, which is both inefficient and expensive, to a value-based care model, according to a strategy+business blog article. The new approach is anchored on a pay-for-performance system that rewards providers for successful health outcomes...Read more

Executive Health Management


2015 23 Nov

The Innovation Institute, a for-profit innovation centre is based in La Palma, California and is engaged in fostering the development of new ideas and innovations. Its business model is unique as it centres around a for-profit, limited liability that is owned by nonprofit health systems.  Its business model has the capacity to include seven healthy...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 24 Nov

Packed plenary sessions at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting attest to the thought-provoking and engaging array of speakers. Sunday 29 November: 08:30-10.15, Arie Crown Theater Get to the Arie Crown Theater early to hear RSNA President, Ronald Arenson , give the President’s Address: Going Boldly into Radiology's Technological...Read more

IMAGING Management


2015 29 Nov

Throughout the opening session held this morning here at RSNA, one word was omnipresent: Innovation Ronald L. Arenson welcomed John Boone President American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), who presented his greetings to the attendees at McCormick Place’s packed Arie Crown Theater. Setting the tone for the morning’s theme of future,...Read more

IT Management


2015 13 Dec

A University of Illinois researcher has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create drones that could perform small household chores, like retrieving a bottle of medicine from another room. This kind of innovation becomes more important given rapid growth in the elderly population especially in the developed world....Read more

IT Management


2016 19 Jan

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has formed a strategic partnership with Health Catalyst to develop and commercialise a hospital-based costing analysis solution. The two organisations will combine expertise and technologies to help health systems solve one of their most pressing problems — how to measure the true cost of healthcare...Read more

Executive Health Management


2016 07 Feb

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another. A Viewpoint article appearing in JAMA discusses how implementation science can be used as a framework for planning innovations in healthcare delivery. 1. A Framework Based on Implementation Science Implementation...Read more

Executive Health Management


2016 24 Feb

“Forward thinking” is becoming a buzzword in business; in fact, the phrase is often included in the core values or vision statements of many organisations — both big and small. An innovation expert clarifies that forward thinking is more than a generic phrase. It describes how organisations proactively look toward the future to identify opportunities,...Read more

IMAGING Management


2016 15 Feb

Hologic is offering a series of 45-minutes educational sessions for radiologists. A brief lecture will provide an overview of the clinical experiences of imaging and new quantification applications of DXA.  This program is intended for radiologists interested in learning more about new application based on the Hologic DXA technology. Date...Read more