Search Tag: Innovation

Women's Health

Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?

2021 20 Jul

Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona.  Biases that limit the number of women in science and technology are well known, but the consequences... Read more

Health Management

Telestroke 2.0: Innovative Approach to Optimise Timing and Automate Workflow

2021 12 Jul

Rapid stroke care that allows early detection and treatment is essential for optimal recovery and evolution of patients. For this reason, Catalonia has a telestroke network that connects regional hospitals with reference hospitals where emergency neurologists are located. Through telemedicine tools, they achieve a rapid response to possible cases... Read more

IT Management

World’s Tiniest, Injectable Chip Uses Ultrasound to Monitor Body Processes

2021 18 May

Once a thing of science fiction, implantable medical devices are transforming healthcare and improving the quality of life for millions of people.   Columbia Engineers have taken the science further — developing what they say is the world’s smallest single-chip system with a complete functioning electronic circuit. The system, at less than... Read more

Executive Health Management

Creative Innovation

2021 17 Jun

Speaker James Suttcliffe Founder & CEO, The Founding Network Find Ortho Clinical Diagnostics On Social Media Read more

Health Management

Prevent or Treat in Latin America

2021 15 Feb

In Latin America there is a big need for prevention as many people do not have access to treatment due to high costs. Prevention not only in terms of becoming sick but also of not paying more than necessary. The situation varies across the continent, and in some countries there are good working examples. Still, the challenges of cancer in Latin America... Read more

ICU Management

Innovations in ICU Expansion Solutions: From Tents to Modified Shipping Container Mobile Pods

2020 24 Nov

This article discusses the 2020 innovations in ICU surge capacity, their benefits and challenges and how they may prevent or delay the need to enact triage criteria /decision-making in pandemic and mass casualty situations. Introduction Even though governments in many countries have taken unprecedented steps to shut down their economies... Read more

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 8, 2020

2020 22 Oct

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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

Going ‘Liquid’ - Digital Transformation and Big Data Strategy in SJD Children’s Hospital

2020 11 May

Summary: An innovation expert talks about the challenging transformation journey of a hospital in Spain, triggered by the economic crisis and the growing digitalisation of the modern world. While realised mainly through introduction of technology, this journey is, first, about organisational innovation and change. Sant Joan de Déu (SJD)... Read more

Executive Health Management

Editorial - Improving Efficiency While Providing the Best Care

2020 09 Mar

The growth and aging of global populations, the rising levels of chronic disease coupled with escalating costs, growing complexity and inadequate infrastructure is forcing a fundamental re-think of every aspect of healthcare. Swedish doctors spend on average one working day a week on administrative tasks. The British National Health System estimates... Read more