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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

Executive Health Management

The King's Fund - Trust & Transparency in Health Care

2021 24 Feb

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Executive Health Management

Dr. Mike Durkin Assumes Role As Vice Chairman of PSMF Board of Directors

2021 12 Jan

Durkin Will Serve Alongside Chairman Dr. Michael A.E. Ramsay to Help Organization Achieve Goal of Zero Preventable Deaths from Medical Errors by 2030 The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) , a global non-profit on a mission to achieve zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, has appointed Mike Durkin, OBE, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, DSc to serve... Read more

Executive Health Management

NHS ConfedExpo 2021

2021 15 Jun

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Health Management

What if we Treated Patients More Like Customers?

2020 29 Aug

COVID-19 has ignited the need for data-driven decision making, personalised healthcare and digital delivery. How can the NHS become a customer-focused organisation and reimagine healthcare to meet evolving priorities? Key Points To deliver world-leading health outcomes, the NHS needs to get comfortable with new concepts of healthcare... Read more