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IMAGING Management

Fewer Screenings, but More Serious Cases in Italian Community Hospitals

2021 16 Mar

Italy was one of the first European countries to face the Covid-19 pandemic. The first lockdown came into effect on 9 March 2020, to flatten the curve of contagion. These measures had a huge impact on all levels of medical practice. A study was conducted to  examine how the workload of radiological examinations changed during the pandemic and how... Read more

Health Management

Towards Post-COVID-19: Lessons and Challenges for Hospitals and Healthcare Infrastructures

2020 23 Jun

There is evidence of viral assaults possible repetitiveness in the foreseeable future. Prevention and preparedness are essential, especially for the health sector. Learning from the dramatic experience of Italy with COVID-19, this article addresses the major aspects of the role of the health technicians who, in parallel with the managerial and... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 20 - Issue 1, 2020

2020 19 May

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Challenges and Management in Italy and Lessons Learned

2020 19 May

Prof. Maurizio Cecconi is the President-Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). He is also the Head of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department at Istituto Clinico Humanitas and a full professor of Anaesthesia and ICU at the Humanitas University. Prof. Cecconi has worked in different healthcare systems, including the... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Care Continuum

2020 11 May

Think back to January 1, 2020. Can you even remember what the outlook was for a new decade in your area of healthcare? The first phase of the deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has practically swept away any memory of the status quo before it hit like a tsunami and healthcare scrambled to fight it. Today, months later, more than 200 countries... Read more

Executive Health Management

Management of COVID-19 in Italy

2020 11 May

Guiseppe Galati is a consultant cardiologist at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy. His specialties include chronic heart failure, cardiac magnetic resonance, echocardiography, myocardial disease, public health and health economics. HealthManagement.org spoke to Dr. Galati about the management of COVID-19 in Italy. Do you think your... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Experience of Italian GPs

2020 16 Apr

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine assesses challenges faced by general practitioners (GPs) in the prevention and management of COVID-19 in Lombardy, Italy.   You may also like : COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Italy   As of 8 April, Italy was the most COVID-19-affected country in Europe. Of 135 000... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Italy

2020 08 Apr

Italy was hit hard by COVID-19. As of April 1, 2020, the country has 110574 documented cases and 13155 documented deaths related to the coronavirus. In order for other countries to learn from Italy, it is important to understand why death rates were so high in the first place and to identify the contributing factors.  First, there are demographic... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ultrasound Has Role in COVID-19 Detection

2020 30 Mar

Recent research mostly from China, where the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak originated, has cited the usefulness of chest CT in early disease diagnosis. CT protocols are now used for assessing pulmonary damage in COVID-19 patients.     You might also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise Imaging Practices   Since CT... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospitals’ Creative Responses to Coronavirus Challenges

2020 20 Mar

While hospitals around the world are struggling to fight the COVID-19 pandemic with limited or unavailable supplies and equipment, some are forced to become creative and find new ways to continue care delivery and, at the same time, protect the staff. One-Person Booths South Korea has already proven the effectiveness of its rigorous testing... Read more