Search Tag: cost-effective healthcare

Executive Health Management

Algorithm that Predicts Deadly Hospital Infection Misses 67% of Cases

2021 28 Jun

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that a system used to identify cases of sepsis missed most instances and frequently issued false alarms. Sepsis accounts for nearly 1 million hospitalisations in the US annually and is a major contributor to hospital length of stay, healthcare costs, and in-hospital mortality (up to 15%).... Read more

IMAGING Management

More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

2021 21 Jun

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been reported. A surprising new study published in Clinical Imaging shows that clinicians are more likely to request imaging for non-respiratory patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers compared per-patient imaging... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare demands are growing and evolving - so must we

2018 23 May

Healthcare companies must evolve to help providers face the challenge of an ageing and growing population suffering from the increased incidence and diversity of chronic disease.   We are experiencing a paradigm shift in the demand and definition for value-based healthcare, and it is no secret that this has resulted from the daunting task that... Read more