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IT Management

Machine Learning and COVID-19 Management

2021 14 Jan

A new systematic review (Syeda et al. 2021) analyses artificial intelligence (AI) -based methods utilised to tackle the pandemic and provides insights into different COVID-19 themes.   You might also like: AI Tool Helps to Reduce COVID-19 Mortality   Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare organisations have... Read more

Executive Health Management

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

2020 18 Nov

Pfizer has completed the Phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trial and is ready to seek authorisation for emergency use in the U.S. The vaccine is reported to be 95% effective. Two other vaccine candidates, those of Moderna and the Russian Gamaleya Research Institute, demonstrated 94.5% and 92% efficacy, respectively, but the trials are still... Read more

Health Management

Future of Patient Safety: What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic

2020 28 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented level of public scrutiny of patient care, and developing highly reliable systems is no longer going to be optional for organisations in the future. Healthcare leaders are now challenged to implement new cultures focussed on sustaining safe, person-centred care for both patients and health... Read more

Health Management

COVID-19 - Present and Future Effect on Radiologist Training?

2020 23 Jun

The effects of COVID-19 have been manifold but one of the areas which has seen destabilising implications is the training of radiologists. The immediate effects of the coronavirus pandemic have been precipitous and manifold. The longer term consequences promise to be persistent and profound. Its range of disruption is obvious with... Read more

Executive Health Management

Assessing COVID-19 Response

2020 15 Jun

A group of experts is proposing a scorecard that may help to assess governments’ pandemic response and better prepare for future outbreaks.   You might also like: Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions – What’s Next?   In a  comment published in Nature Medicine , the authors propose six recommendations with regard to the implementation... Read more

Executive Health Management

Mobility, Connectivity and Pandemics of Modern World

2020 15 Jun

In a recent piece for Campaign for Social Care, Andrew Tatem , Professor of Spatial Demography and Epidemiology, University of Southampton and Director of WorldPop and Flowminder , analyses how increased global connectivity has helped COVID-19 to become the fastest-spreading disease in history.   You might also like : COVID-19: Data... Read more

ICU Management

Sii Forte Italia! From Mindray, with All Our Efforts to Support

2020 03 Apr

While the coronavirus pandemic is causing concern and distress on a global scale, Italy remains the worst affected country in Europe. According to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Recourse Center, the country has reported 110,574 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 13,155 lives lost from the virus as of April 2. Behind these is the country’s crumbling health care... Read more