Search Tag: UK

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 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

IMAGING Management

Breast Cancer Screening in the UK - No Effect on Mortality Statistics

2013 13 Jun

New analysis of breast cancer mortality data over almost 40 years concludes that breast cancer screening does not yet show an effect on mortality statistics. The research, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, analysed mortality trends before and after the introduction of the UK's National Health Service Breast Screening Programme... Read more

IMAGING Management

UK Guidance on Access to Imaging

2013 20 May

A best practice guide on referring patients for imaging has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Radiologists and the Society and College of Radiographers in the UK. The guide outlines improvements for patients by ensuring that timely and appropriate medical imaging services such as scans are provided to... Read more

IMAGING Management

Frost & Sullivan: The 50 Most Innovative Technologies in 2013

2013 09 May

Up to 85% of technologies developed globally never make it to the commercial world. Business and investors need to closely assess the potential of a given technology platform to understand the true market prospects it holds and to evaluate the risk-reward elements.  50 of the most innovative technologies in the world identified by Frost & Sullivan... Read more

IMAGING Management

Sectra Wins Contract for Imaging IT in london Hospital

2013 06 May

The medical imaging IT company, Sectra has been awarded a 10 year contract from the Whittington Health NHS Trust to supply medical imaging IT systems.  Sectra’s solution will facilitate a more efficient image and information-management workflow within the hospital, and make images and information available to authorised radiologists and referring... Read more

IMAGING Management

syngo Remote Assist Service for UK Private Hospital

2013 02 May

Siemens Healthcare Customer Services is supporting Spire Southampton Hospital’s diagnostic imaging department through the use of a new remote troubleshooting service - syngo® Remote Assist. The hospital uses a SOMATOM® Definition AS CT system from Siemens Healthcare to perform a number of imaging exams. It was recently required to undertake a challenging... Read more