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ICU Management

Is COVID-19 the Black Swan?

2020 11 Aug

Nassim Taleb, in his book, "The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable," describes the term Black Swan as a rare, unknown event, which with hindsight is rationalised. Taleb talks about the human tendency to always find simplistic explanations for unknown events, what he calls the Black Swan theory. Is COVID-19 a black swan?... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 20 - Issue 1, 2020

2020 19 May

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ICU Management

What COVID-19 Has Taught Me…

2020 19 May

A personal narrative of Adrian Wong’s experience while battling COVID-19 at King’s College Hospital. These are the author’s personal opinions and do not represent the views of the institution and professional societies to which they belong. T he global COVID-19 pandemic has changed healthcare throughout the world and the specialty of... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19 Care Continuum

2020 11 May

Think back to January 1, 2020. Can you even remember what the outlook was for a new decade in your area of healthcare? The first phase of the deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has practically swept away any memory of the status quo before it hit like a tsunami and healthcare scrambled to fight it. Today, months later, more than 200 countries... Read more

IMAGING Management

UK Radiologist Workforce Shortages Taking Toll Says Census

2020 29 Apr

In terms of radiologist workforce, NHS hospitals have a marked shortfall of 33%, highlighting the health system's huge pressure in providing the necessary imaging and interventional services during the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: Bridging the Radiologist Staffing Gap with New Training Initiative   To cover radiology... Read more

Executive Health Management

BREXIT means BREXIT: Radiologists without borders

2019 22 May

An in-depth interview with UEMS Secretary General Prof. Vassilios Papalois   Prof. Papalois talks to Healthmanagement.org about BREXIT and the potential repercussions the break from the EU may bring to patients and medical professionals.   Secretary General of The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Prof. Vassilios Papalois, talks... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 17 Jul

The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for all, free at the point of use. Now 70 years old, it is a national treasure under intense strain, battling to provide the best modern medicine to an ever-growing, ageing UK population.   Both radiology and clinical oncology are vital to the health service. Most patient diagnoses... Read more

IMAGING Management

Communicating Significant Radiology Findings: UK Survey

2016 09 Jan

An audit of communication of significant radiology findings reveals wide variation in practice across the UK with regard to the communication and monitoring of radiology reports, with many radiology departments/trusts not fully compliant with published UK guidance. Results of the audit are published in the journal Clinical Radiology . The imaging... Read more

Health Management

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

2016 05 Jan

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope with growing demand. A transformation of cancer services in the UK needs to be brought about as a matter of urgency if there is to be any hope of matching current, not to mention future, demand with supply. Incidence of cancer is rising by two to three percent per annum and in... Read more

IT Management

UK eHealth Week 2016

2016 19 Apr

On the 19 and 20 of April more than 3,000 health and care professionals and 80 IT suppliers, will descend upon London’s Olympia for the second ever UK e-Health Week. The conference will be bigger and better than ever before, bringing together the latest e-Health innovations with those who commiss ion and implement as well as some... Read more