Search Tag: Portugal

Executive Health Management

Portugal’s Eligible Population Is 98% Vaccinated

2021 03 Oct

Last January, Portugal’s healthcare system was undergoing collapse, with hospitals overflowing and intensive care beds running out.  At that time, Portugal’s COVID-19 incidence peaked at 164 per 100,000 (28 January), but Portugal had fewer ICU beds per 100,000 than the rest of Europe. Since Portugal’s ICU could only accommodate 672 COVID-19 patients,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Breast imaging e-learning courses help radiographers

2019 30 Jan

E-learning is widely considered a useful tool for specific training and continuing education of health professionals. Therefore, like traditional learning, this teaching approach needs continuous evaluation in order to validate its effectiveness and impact. New research from Portugal found that an e-learning Course on Breast Imaging for radiographers... Read more

Cardiology Management

EHRA 2019 - Annual Congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association

2019 17 Mar

Follow the European Society of Cardiology on Social Media Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient safety culture

2019 21 Jan

Radiographers’ perceptions  Research to evaluate radiographers’ perceptions about patient safety culture in Portuguese public and private imaging facilities found that overall perception is positive but the safety culture dimensions rating should guide culture development of safety culture improvement action plans. Patient safety... Read more

Executive Health Management

Affidea grows in Portugal and expands into teleradiology

2018 23 May

Affidea Group is a leading healthcare services provider with over 7500 professionals performing almost 13 million examinations each year. Affidea is recognised for its superior medical technology platform, scale efficiencies, internationally awarded medical excellence and its continued expansion into new ways to create value as an integrator provider... Read more