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IMAGING Management

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level.As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

Health Management

Affidea - Healthcare Without Borders

2016 13 Nov

Affidea is an international healthcare provider focused on advanced diagnostic imaging and cancer care. We are the largest independent provider of these services in Europe, operating 198 medical centres in 15 countries. Despite spanning a multitude of geographies and cultures, the message across Affidea remains constant– nothing is more important than... Read more

IMAGING Management

Four Areas Where Radiology can Improve Cancer Care

2016 06 Apr

Modern cancer care urgently demands new approaches. Lives are at risk, and an everincreasing number of cancer patients and complex examinations constitute more of the radiologist’s workload than ever before. Faster and more accurate diagnoses clearly support the end goal—better patient care—but precisely how to achieve this has proven elusive.We spoke... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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IMAGING Management

Sectra Demonstrates Integrated Diagnostics Solution at RSNA 2015

2015 27 Nov

A common backbone for Radiology and Pathology IT enabling improved cancer care At RSNA, the global radiology show in Chicago, Sectra (STO: SECT B) will demonstrate how a common solution for integrated diagnostics improves collaboration between radiology and pathology, thereby increasing efficiency in cancer care. In addition, the solution saves money... Read more

Executive Health Management

Disparities in Cancer Care

2015 06 Oct

In Europe, access to quality cancer remains a big issue. Great heterogeneity exists with respect to drugs, screening programmes and resources among different countries in Europe. The most neglected of all cancer populations comprise of those with lower rates of early diagnosis and treatment compliance. Migrants and refugees appear to be one of those... Read more

Health Management

2015 10 Mar

Dr. Kate Granger is the founder of the “Hello my name is…” campaign, which aims to promote respectful treatment of patients by reminding hospital staff to introduce themselves to the people they serve. Granger is also a terminally ill cancer patient who has been undergoing chemotherapy. The campaign grew from her desire to improve the hospital experience... Read more

Executive Health Management

Measuring Physician Compassion: Patients Respond to Optimism

2015 26 Feb

Many physicians struggle to deliver bad news to cancer patients. They must balance the need to honestly inform patients about their prognoses while expressing empathy. According to new research, cancer patients who are given an optimistic message from their doctors which includes possible future treatment options are more likely to perceive a higher... Read more

IT Management

Mobile Cancer Centre Takes Care Services to Survivors

2015 21 Feb

The increasing number of cancer survivors poses a challenge for easily accessible follow-up care. Cancer survivors must deal with ongoing issues such as adequate nutrition, pain management, muscle weakness, problems with range of motion, fatigue, anxiety and depression. Beginning in April, a custom-designed Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic will deliver... Read more

Executive Health Management

Most Cancer Patients Prefer Shared Decision Making

2015 16 Feb

Patient perceptions of care quality are increasingly considered in healthcare performance metrics. The Institute of Medicine has recommended that physicians accommodate patient preferences for decision making, which may be shared to different degrees between patients and physicians during treatment. A new study links physician-controlled decisions in... Read more


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