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Executive Health Management

Smile at the doctor - you may receive better care

2019 21 Mar

Under most conditions, positive social interactions have beneficial implications for employee performance, say Tel Aviv University researchers Several studies recently undertaken by The Tel Aviv University revealed that positive interactions with patients improved team performance under most conditions. Yet these generally positive... Read more

IMAGING Management

Current situation of interventional radiology in Europe

2019 28 Feb

Interventional radiology (IR) helps provide new, not previously, feasible treatments for patients. An IR approach is less invasive to the patient, such that many surgical procedures have been replaced or enhanced by the provision of IR services.  To learn more about the current practice of IR throughout Europe, the European Society of Radiology... Read more

IMAGING Management

The promise of AI in radiology

2019 30 Jan

Needless to say, radiology plays a critical role in healthcare delivery. It is rare for a patient to pass through a hospital without requiring the opinion of a radiologist somewhere along their journey – be it in triaging patients in the ER , assessing the need for treatment, or evaluating the effectiveness of treatment.  Equally important is... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Is Blockchain the right technology for healthcare?

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain technology is touted as being potentially revolutionary, but what’s the view for the healthcare sector? Known for being an industry that’s slow to adopt and adapt to new tech, could there be any value in Blockchain for healthcare? HealthManagement.org spoke to four Blockchain experts for their views.  Kamales Lardi  Managing Partner ... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Blockchain will transform healthcare

2019 21 Jan

Adoption of distributed ledger technology will benefit patients and providers Blockchain is more than just a technology that allows us to do what we already do better, faster and cheaper. This peer-to-peer new technology has the potential to create a more inclusive economy, where patients can benefit from health data ownership. One... Read more

Executive Health Management

Who stands to benefit from healthcare Blockchain?

2019 21 Jan

Blockchain revolutionises data security, research and monetisation Blockchain can provide the backbone for a health data infrastructure that enables patients to control and benefit financially from their health data. The power of health data  The tsunami of personal data brought about by the digital revolution now extends far beyond... Read more

Executive Health Management

Blockchain solves healthcare data obstacles

2019 21 Jan

Incentivising patients with tokenomics of health data  A cryptocurrency that represents the value of health information can motivate individuals to make their health data shareable to those who are willing to pay for it. Tokens are well established in the context of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. It’s a digital asset that... Read more

Executive Health Management

Is Blockchain impacting the healthcare arena?

2019 21 Jan

The Blockchain race in healthcare has yet to begin Supporters say it has everything to offer healthcare security and transparency, but what do practical, on-the-ground C-levels really think about Blockchain's potential today?  While the technology trend-o-metre and cryptocurrency world at large set off fireworks of exciting talk and... Read more