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Executive Health Management

UK Healthcare Workforce Recovery After the COVID-19 Pandemic

2022 24 Mar

The BMJ and the Nuffield Trust recently hosted a roundtable discussion concerning the issue of workforce retention in the UK’s NHS – why workers leave the NHS and how staff wellbeing and retention can be improved. Also under discussion was the Nuffield Trust report, ‘The Long Goodbye’ which provided statistics on the alarming high portion of healthcare... Read more

IT Management

Digital Health Rewired 2022

2022 15 Mar

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IT Management

NHS Blueprint for Testing Bias in AI Models

2022 14 Mar

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is trialling a programme designed to identify and eradicate algorithmic biases in systems used to administer healthcare. The NHS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics Lab commissioned the Ada Lovelace Institute to develop an Algorithmic Impact Assessment (AIA) tool. This tool is intended to provide an algorithmic accountability... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 08 Oct

Stroke is not a risk for older people exclusively. Across all types of stroke, we need to remember that a quarter of them occur in people under 65. 1  We know the combination of a decrease in deaths from stroke and an increase in actual stroke events means more people will survive and live with the impact of stroke. The burden of stroke is likely... Read more

Decision Support

Recent Diagnostic Centre Trends

2021 14 Sep

Diagnostic centres now face an unprecedented demand for their services due to an ageing global population and a greater variety of available diagnostic tests. To meet this demand, centres have turned to value partnerships with technology providers to strengthen their reorganisation and consolidation strategies. One strategy, consolidating into... Read more

Women's Health

AI Solution for Breast Cancer Detection Launched

2021 26 Jul

A deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) solution that works alongside radiologists to improve breast cancer detection, avoid unnecessary biopsies and ultimately improve the patient experience for women, is being launched in Qatar. Mia or Mammography Intelligent Assessment, is designed to support breast radiologists in making the critical... Read more

Executive Health Management

Call to Action: We Must Address Mental and Physical Needs of Female Staff

2021 06 May

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on women working in health and social care in the UK, a newly released report  from the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network has revealed.   The report outlines the results of a survey of more than 800 health and care workers in England who identified as female. The survey,... Read more

IMAGING Management

A Long and Winding Road from Surgery to PORT?

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust (BSUH) presented results from a study on “ Time from Surgery to Post-operative Radiotherapy ” at the Annual Radiotherapy and Oncology Meeting of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) from 17 to 19 March 2021.   Survival rates are significantly worse for patients with head and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Watford General Hospital Refits X-ray Rooms With Automated, Ceiling-Suspended Agfa DR 600 Solutions

2021 04 Feb

Watford General Hospital, part of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has refurbished two existing X-ray rooms in its emergency department with  Agfa’s ceiling-suspended DR 600 solutions , and implemented  a mobile DR 100s  unit to provide imaging in A&E. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the three Agfa solutions were successfully implemented in... Read more