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IT Management

How 'AI Hesitancy' is Hindering Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Artificial intelligence is behind the development of innovative tools that are increasingly used in healthcare, including health chatbots and virtual assistants. Some hospitals have already deployed chatbots to help patients schedule appointments with their doctors. There are also chatbots that assist patients in learning to cope with some chronic conditions. ... Read more

Cardiology Management

A Value-Based Approach to Atrial Fibrillation

2019 26 Aug

Enhancing Atrial Fibrillation Procedure Flow Garners Profound Results   One year ago, Health Management published Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership . The article outlined the bold ambitions of Oslo University Hospital – a leading center in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) – to expand access and enhance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Finance, Skills Gap, Governance: Addressing CIO Challenges

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems... Read more

IT Management

Vendor-Driven Standards for Interoperability

2019 21 Aug

David Hancock, the healthcare executive advisor at InterSystems, was recently elected vendor co-chair of INTEROPen , a UK collaboration that promotes open standards for interoperability in the health and care sector. HealthManagement.org spoke to David about why he wants INTEROPen to be vendor-led and how this approach will help both suppliers and... Read more

Executive Health Management

#hellomynameis: compassionate care through social media

2019 22 Jul

This July 23rd marks another #hellomynameis Day, a campaign created by Dr. Kate Granger MBE and Chris Pointon to put both staff and patient trust back into healthcare. The inspiration behind the campaign arose when Dr. Granger was admitted into hospital and found herself frustrated with healthcare staff who did not introduce themselves before administering... Read more

Executive Health Management

Creative Solutions for Staff Retention

2019 02 Jul

Long work hours, changing shifts, lack of sleep, fatigue, job-related stress...these are only some of the challenges NHS staff have to endure in trying to provide the best care for their patients. The results of the latest NHS staff survey of the views of personnel in England, therefore, came as no surprise. Of the 497,000 employees polled, more... Read more

Executive Health Management

EUROSON 2019 welcomes world of ultrasound

2019 22 May

Initiatives to expand the meeting globally   Prof. Sidhu, talks to Healthmanagement.org about EUROSON 2019 and EFSUMB initiatives in the pipeline.   EFSUMB and FESUMB welcome the imaging and ultrasound community to Granada for EUROSON 2019. This year EUROSON will be held simultaneously with the XXX Annual Meeting of AEED (Asociación Española... Read more

Executive Health Management

BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

2019 22 May

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois   Prof. Papalois talks to Healthmanagement.org about BREXIT and the potential repercussions the break from the EU may bring to patients and medical professionals.   Secretary General of The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Prof. Vassilios Papalois, talks... Read more

Executive Health Management

Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2019 22 May

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/blog/index  or contact [email protected]     Diane Bell Healthcare Expert - PA Consulting, UK     TOP QUOTE FROM THE BLOG:  ‘Post-Brexit: should UK healthcare become more European?’  "Even without Brexit, the NHS needs... Read more

IMAGING Management

Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more