Search Tag: Medicine

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

2016 05 Jan

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA toxicologist Dr. John T. James, an estimated 210,000 to 440,000 people die each year due to preventable medical errors (James 2013). Further examination reveals that medical errors would then be the third largest cause of death in the United States (Allen 2013). A driving component... Read more

18th European Health Forum Gastein 2015

2015 30 Sep

The EHFG is the leading health policy event in the EU and takes place annually. It provides a major platform for decision-makers in various fields of public health & health care. With its wide-ranging three-day programme, the EHFG offers an unparalleled opportunity to exchange information about a broad spectrum of contemporary health issues.  Read more

ESICM LIVES 2015

2015 03 Oct

The Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) is proud to host  LIVES 2015 , the 28th Annual Congress of the Society, at Citycube, in Berlin, Germany during the commemorative year of the 25TH anniversary of the monumental fall of the Berlin Wall. Thousands of intensive care and allied healthcare professionals from around the world will converge ... Read more

ICU Management

2015 03 Feb

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed by the authors and demonstrative of, and only limited by, the authors’ level of creativity. They are potentially accessible to anyone and everyone. There are numerous health blogs, but the proportion of health professionals who are bloggers is low. Having a blog is a cost-effective... Read more

Mayo Clinic Offers Online Video Education

2014 17 Jul

Mayo Clinic has recently announced that it will be offering online video education for medical professionals.  This will include lectures and clinical presentations on innovation and progress in research, patient care and medical education.  These courses will be available for medical professionals through the institute’s online medical professional... Read more

Updated Guidelines Influence Quality Improvement in Cardiology Practices

2014 28 May

A study in the May 28 issue of JAMA analyses variations in over 600 recommendations for practice guidelines by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) published or revised since 1998. All of the recommendations were class I, referring to procedures and treatments which should be performed or administered. Those recommendations,... Read more

MEDICA 2014: Education Conference – Where Medicine and Technology Meet

2014 10 Feb

This year’s MEDICA Education Conference, part of the industry show MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf (November 12th through 15th) is dedicated to the interrelations between medicine and technology.  The conference theme is “Medicine meets technology – technology meets medicine”. As an academic conference, the event addresses physicians and medical professionals,... Read more

Nobel Prize Winner’s Work Could Aid Precision Medicine

2013 19 Dec

James E. Rothman, Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine 2013, spent the most extraordinary week of his life in Sweden when accepting ‘the once in a lifetime recognition’ with his colleagues Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof at the Nobel Awards ceremony in Stockholm. During his trip Rothman, also senior advisor to GE Global Research... Read more

Nuclear Medicine and Radiopharmaceuticals Market 2012-2017

2013 29 Apr

Markets and Markets has released a new report on the nuclear medicine and radiopharmaceuticals market. The Nuclear Medicine/ Radiopharmaceuticals Market [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], [Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & Stable Isotopes (Deuterium, C-13) - Global Trends & Forecast... Read more

Personalised Radiology: the Role of Imaging in Personalised Medicine

2013 07 Mar

Healthcare professionals are becoming increasingly convinced of the benefits of personalised medicine (PM), a patient-centred approach in which the patient receives the right treatment at the right time. Radiologists should fully understand how this new idea will influence their work in the coming years, said Professor Gabriel P. Krestin, president... Read more