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Executive Health Management

How Culturally-Sensitive Care Can Improve Your Bottom Line

2019 12 Jun

In a globalised world, Dr. Pepi Burgos has seen first-hand how a culturally-sensitive approach to patients can contribute to an effective and efficient use of healthcare resources.  As a Lecturer, Researcher and Intercultural Trainer, she tells HealthManagement.org why healthcare managers can’t overlook tailored care.   Healthcare has a... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 11 Jun

Unmonitored opioid deaths at home after surgery. Primum Non Nocere. First, do no harm. These wise words form the basis of the oath sworn to our patients. With the vast array of treatment models, administration, and decisions in medicine today, this oath is more poignant than ever. Medical Errors are the third leading cause... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine: The road ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

2019 22 May

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology and the potential benefits it offers for improved cardiovascular care.  The term “personalised medicine” was first introduced in the late 1990s. The Council of Advisors on Science and Technology of USA defined personalised medicine as “the tailoring of medical treatment... 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

Executive Health Management

2019 21 May

It is not uncommon that healthcare management teams are heavily pressed for time. Why should they put AI solutions for their radiology department on their priority list? In this blog post, we propose 4 reasons why board members of hospitals and private clinics should put AI in radiology on their agenda and develop a strategy for incorporating AI solutions.... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ICNC2019: Machine learning predicts sudden death in heart failure patient for the first time

2019 14 May

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) has shown promise to select heart failure patients for expensive treatments to prevent lethal arrhythmias , reports a study presented at ICNC 2019. The study is the first to use a machine learning algorithm to predict sudden death in heart failure patients . The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Patient Experience Symposium

2019 01 May

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IMAGING Management

Break the barrel, break the mold: the next level in human centered design

2019 03 Apr

Hitachi Healthcare recently unveiled top of the line new additions to their growing imaging diagnostics family. Hitachi, a dominant force in the field for over 6 decades continues to lead the charge in medical imaging innovation through designing equipment that maximize benefit and comfort for both healthcare professionals and patients.   Cutting... Read more

ICU Management

Communication myths of anaesthetists

2019 14 Mar

Vital minutes before unconsciousness   Anaesthesia is a diverse specialty with a wide range of necessary skills, one of which is effective communication.   The myth that anaesthetists pick the specialty ‘because you don’t need to talk to your patients’ persists. Whether said in jest or disdain this concept gains ground because, yes... Read more