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IMAGING Management

ESNR 2019 - European Society of Neuroradiology

2019 19 Sep

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Executive Health Management

Healthio 2019

2019 29 Oct

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IMAGING Management

Patient & family-centred care in radiology training

2019 08 Jan

The much sought after 'partnership' between doctors, patients and their families or caregivers- named patient and family-entered care (PFCC) requires the cooperation and inclusion of all stakeholders in all aspects of the medical and health care decision making process. In a report published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, ... Read more

IT Management

The long road to fostering patient trust in AI

2018 12 Dec

AI’s role in healthcare seems to increase by the day. More than helping manage workflows, the technology can potentially transform how healthcare is delivered and the way we think about medicine. In what's fast becoming a more machine-led healthcare environment, there are people who remain unconvinced about putting their health in the hands... Read more

ICU Management

Noise pollution in hospitals a growing problem

2018 19 Nov

Noise levels in hospitals regularly exceed international recommendations, and the problem is getting worse, according to an editorial in the BMJ by a research team from King's College London and the University of the Arts London (UAL). You might also like : Music room soundproofing to reduce hospital noise Excessive noise can impact patients'... Read more

Executive Health Management

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient

2018 07 Nov

The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient. Clinical competence and limiting factors. In this short opinion piece, carer and consumer advisor Belinda MacLeod-Smith challenges us to consider crucial elements of whole patient care, and how they can be impacted by limiting factors. Caring for someone with ongoing, occasionally... Read more

Executive Health Management

How the simple ingredient of delight can transform healthcare

2018 22 Sep

A small dose of ‘magic’ in the healthcare setting can lead to a more efficient experience. With an emphasis on health rather than sickness, healthcare can make simple but profound adjustments to align for a healthcare experience patients can actually look forward to. Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author... Read more

Health Management

Separate and concentrate― a sustainable business model for general hospitals?

2018 21 Aug

Reducing management complexity in patient care. Research shows how to optimise and streamline care in the hospital setting by separating patients into routine and complex groups. After years of medical progress, we are now facing the age of precision medicine in which new technologies allow for effective care tailored to the individual... Read more

ICU Management

2018 19 Jun

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a rather obscure place for many people. It is a place where you are exposed to the fragility of existence, where you have to deal with the fine line between life and death. Every day I desperately try to illuminate this dark place, with a conversation, with a joke, with trying to facilitate the patients’ or families’... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 12 Jun

Humanizing radiology should be not a fashion but a way to rethink the profession of the radiologist instead. It represents not only a challenge but also an opportunity to redefine the role of the diagnostic radiologist as a physician primarily in the continuum of caring for patients.   From my point of view, there are great reasons to humanize... Read more