Search Tag: Safety

IT Management

HIMSS 2020 COVID-19 Precautions Ahead of March Congress

2020 21 Feb

With the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference (HIMSS20) fast approaching, organisers have been providing regular updates to allay fears of participants over the ongoing coronavirus situation. HIMSS20 , set for 9-13 March at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, will proceed "as scheduled" according to HIMSS officials in the most... Read more

IMAGING Management

FDA Offer Workshop on Safe AI Applications in Imaging

2019 18 Dec

Artificial intelligence (AI) is helping to automate and streamline work processes in the field of radiology, an early adopter of this emerging technology. With radiology AI applications growing at a brisk clip, there is an urgency to explore benefits and risks of such wide-ranging applications. It is precisely for this reason that the U.S. Food... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 15 Oct

Dr. Hisam Alahdab, MD, FCCP, MSHQS, is the Chief Operating, Quality and Safety Officer at Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey . As well as this job role, Dr. Alahdab also holds a position on the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Council here. His role involves overseeing the whole process of clinical quality whilst also initiating strategies to implement patient... Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting Medical Radiation Protection First

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection... Read more

IT Management

The Potential of Human Body Communication in mHealth

2019 30 Jul

Use of wearable devices such as smart watches, wristbands, remote sensors, medical devices and the like makes it easier for individuals to track their health and fitness. Moreover, wearables can transmit data that provider organisations can use in monitoring patient conditions and adherence to medication. Since this kind of connectivity and data... Read more

IT Management

How the Human Body Can Make Data Networks Safer

2019 01 Jul

Use of wearable devices such as smartwatches, wristbands, remote sensors, medical devices and the like makes it easier for individuals to track their health and fitness. Moreover, wearables can transmit data that provider organisations can use in monitoring patient conditions and adherence to medication. Since this kind of connectivity and data... Read more

ICU Management

Caring for children in the PICU

2019 30 May

From novel technology to family-centred care: new challenges for old needs Challenges and opportunities to improve care and practice in the PICU. “Martin, 2 years old. Sepsis and pneumoniae. High monitoring systems and modern therapies. A nurse is talking to his parents. A smile and a kind gesture help them in this overwhelming... Read more

IMAGING Management

EuroSafe Imaging celebrates 5 year success in radiation protection

2019 13 Feb

An interesting line-up of activities is scheduled during the forthcoming European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019 to celebrate EuroSafe Imaging 's five years of success in medical radiation protection. The programme aims to ensure that the issue of radiation protection in medical imaging is front and centre throughout the congress, organisers said. ... Read more