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Health Management

The payer determines, but it is not the patient

2018 20 Feb

In healthcare patients are not consumers with the economic power they have in other markets, but the arguments for patient involvement are compelling."Healthcare is like dog food business." Here we hear an American explaining that in healthcare, just like in buying dog food, the consumer is not the one who determines what is on the menu, nor the one who... Read more

Health Management

Let's change before we have to

2018 25 Jan

The race is on to implement technology effectively for improved liaising and better health outcomes.Health technology can change healthcare but only with implementation of basics such as collaboration, communication and easy exchange, combined with transformation of some traditional workflows. AirBNB, TripAdvisor, Uber, OpenTable, WhatsApp and many... Read more

Health Management

2084 Infograph

2018 25 Jan

A snapshot on the future of healthcare. Read more

IMAGING Management

Patient and Staff Radiation Exposure in Hybrid OR

2017 02 May

New research shows that working conditions in a vascular hybrid operating room (HOR) are safe in terms of patient and staff radiation protection. However, researchers say doses are highly dependent on the workload and further research is needed to evaluate any possible radiological deviation of the daily working conditions in the HOR. The findings are... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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ICU Management

Patient Handoff Protocols

2016 30 Nov

Whether they are called handoffs or handovers, it is known from the literature that the transfer of patient information between caregivers at shift changes has the potential for error. Although the U.S. Joint Commission requires healthcare providers to implement a standardised approach to handoff communication as a national patient safety goal, clear... Read more

Executive Health Management

Body Cams to Fight Patient Violence

2016 20 Sep

Patient violence against healthcare workers is becoming such a serious problem in Queensland, Australia that the authorities are rolling out body cameras to protect staff.   The aim of the body cams is two-fold; to discourage violent attacks and to make police prosecution of offenders easier.   The cams are part of a range of measures the state government’s... Read more

ICU Management

Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective

2016 11 Mar

There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient voice is heard at all levels, including in research and service planning. However there is still more to be done, and this article sets out the case for meaningful intensive care patient and relative involvement and how this can be achieved. Why Involve Former Intensive Care... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ECR15: Toshiba Satellite Lunch Symposium: New Detector Technology Improves Patient Safety

2015 25 Feb

Toshiba Medical Systems invites you to the educational event "New Detector Technology Improves Patient Safety" during ECR to learn more about how we are bringing innovation to life. In addition to two lunch symposia, which we will be hosting on Thursday and Friday, our comprehensive hands-on workshop program throughout the day from Wednesday to... Read more