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ICU Management

Medication Safety

2016 11 Mar

All drugs are inherently dangerous. In critical care we give large numbers of particularly dangerous drugs to very sick people, who have little physiological reserve to cope with additional problems. When patients are admitted to or transferred out of critical care we have to transfer complex information about patients’ medications. The staff prescribing... Read more

Executive Health Management

5 Steps: Forward Thinking that Works

2016 24 Feb

“Forward thinking” is becoming a buzzword in business; in fact, the phrase is often included in the core values or vision statements of many organisations — both big and small. An innovation expert clarifies that forward thinking is more than a generic phrase. It describes how organisations proactively look toward the future to identify opportunities,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Uganda International Medical & Lab 2016

2016 09 Feb

Medical and Healthcare systems around the world are facing an exceptional change. While healthcare is primarily organized within national geographies, the issues are truly global. Growing population and consumer expectations are creating significant challenges and opportunities in these sectors. UIML Expo  is purely a dedicated International Exhibition... Read more

Executive Health Management

22nd Medical Fair India

2016 11 Mar

Medical Fair India is a 3 day event being held from 11th March to the 13th March 2016 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Mumbai, India. This event showcases product from Medical & Pharmaceutical, Scientific Instruments, Research & Development, Ayurvedic & Herbal, Natural & Organic industries. Read more

IT Management

Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

2016 19 Jan

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries and within many acute hospitals, according to John Rayner, Regional Director – Europe and Latin America, HIMSS Analytics. He points out that the vast majority of health economies are tasked with creating comprehensive... Read more

IMAGING Management

How ‘Echo Boost’ Can Help Optimize Echo Examinations

2016 19 Jan

1. Background:  Extensive clinical diagnosis experience has been obtained within the field of myocardium disease, coronary disease, valve disease, cardiac tumor and congenital disease by echo practitioners, making echocardiography to emerge as a rather common practice within the last couple of decades. Technologies such as B-mode, Mmode, Color Doppler... Read more

Executive Health Management

High Reliability Health Care Summit 2016

2016 22 Feb

In the quest to eliminate preventable harm and consistently deliver outstanding care, many health care organizations seek to learn from the successes of high-reliability organizations (HROs). HROs operate in complex, dynamic environments where there is constant risk of catastrophic failure. Yet these organizations perform well day after day because... Read more

IT Management

How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

2016 12 Jan

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December, the model will provide guidance to organisations seeking better strategies for turning their health IT investments into meaningful returns. The Value Score can be a useful tool especially to providers who may not understand... Read more

Executive Health Management

Supply Chain Costs Leading Worry for Execs

2015 27 Dec

Amidst rising cost of supplies, healthcare organisations have turned their focus on improving supply chain management to help reduce overall costs, according to a new national survey commissioned by Cardinal Health. Reducing costs is an urgent goal as hospitals shift to value-based healthcare. The supply chain is the second largest expense for healthcare... Read more