Search Tag: e-health week 2014

IMAGING Management

DCIS Picked up in Screening, Fewer Invasive Cancers

2015 07 Dec

A new UK study shows that screening for and treatment of an early form of breast cancer — ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) — is effective in preventing subsequent invasive cancer. Results of the study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are published in The Lancet Oncology . Ongoing public debate about the harm caused by mammography screening... Read more

ICU Management

Breathe Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Clearence for Life 2000 Ventilation System

2015 15 Jun

– Breathe Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency and neuromuscular diseases,has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for its critical care Breathe Technologies Life2000 Ventilation System, which is intended to provide continuous... Read more

Health Management

2014 21 Oct

Prof. Nevra Elmas is  a specialist in abdominal and gastrointestinal radiology and professor at Ege University in Izmir, Turkey. Her main clinical expertise lies in cross-sectional abdominal imaging with an emphasis on MRI and CT. Dr.Elmas’ primary research interests are diagnostic radiology of pancreatic and hepatic diseases also kidney, gastrointestinal... Read more

Health Management

2014 21 Oct

Rainer Herzog is an expert in e- and mHealth. He has more than twenty years of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical technology and ICT industries.  Herzog is currently the Managing Director of HIMSS Europe GmbH, a cause based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).  HIMSS was founded in... Read more

Cardiology Management

Strategies to Reduce AMI Mortality Rates

2014 29 Sep

Survival rates after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) vary markedly across US hospitals. From 2006 to 2009, 30-day risk-standardised mortality rates (RSMR) after AMI varied from 13.2 percent to 18.4 percent at the 5th and 95th percentiles of hospitals, respectively. Although substantial efforts have been made to improve hospital performance, there... Read more

IT Management

WoHIT, eHealth Week 2014

2014 02 Apr

WoHIT, e-Health Week, 5-7 May 2014:  The main focus of this year's e-Health wee will be on  how IT can improve the safety and quality  of care of patients. Presenters from Europe and beyond will share successful and innovative eHealth solutions that make it possible for patients and providers to access healthcare everywhere. WoHIT 2014 will combine... Read more