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Executive Health Management

EAHM 2019 – Innovative Healthcare Strategies

2019 11 Sep

The 28th Congress of the European Association for Hospital Managers (EAHM 2019) starting today in the Belgian city of Ghent, aims to explore six major strategies making waves in healthcare and their impact on hospital managers in Europe and around the world.   You might also like:  Innovation and a Unique Experience at EAHM 2019   Shining... Read more

Executive Health Management

Innovation and a Unique Experience at EAHM 2019

2019 26 Aug

The 28th congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) will take place in Ghent in Belgium from September 11–14. Danny Havenith, congress chairman spoke to HealthManagement.org and shared the unique experience that will be offered to participants at the EAHM Congress 2019.   The congress theme of Innovative Healthcare... Read more

IT Management

The Pitfalls of AI in Healthcare: Bias and Faulty Anonymisation

2019 25 Jun

  Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly used in healthcare, from improving the diagnosis of disease to making innovations in treatment. The role of AI in advancing precision medicine was the focus of a recent conference in Boston organised by Harvard Medical School.     You might also like: AI in Medical Imaging May Make the... Read more

IT Management

Data trust: UK calls for 'public good' test in landmark study

2019 23 May

  A cross-party think tank Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Data Analytics in the UK, have called for a ‘settlement’ on public data between the citizen and bodies which provide public services.   The parliamentary group met at Westminster this week to present their findings in their report ‘ Trust, Transparency... Read more

Executive Health Management

Smart hospital ethics: starting the dialogue

2018 23 May

With the advent of smart hospitals, the digital future of clinical medicine calls for a new ethical framework.   Fact: whether you like digital medicine or not—it is already here. Also true: facts do not hold normative power—the presence of breathtaking technological progress A is by no means a pro-ethical argument to use A. Artificial intelligence... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES2017: Migration and intensive care: what about ethics?

2017 06 Oct

With vast numbers of migrants and refugees reaching Europe over the last few years, what are the implications for intensivists? A session arranged by the Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, which held its 30th congress in Vienna at the end of September, explored the issues.   Individual enthusiasm takes you only... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Decision Making Model Enables Resolution of Ethics Issues at the Bedside

2017 08 Mar

A study from Switzerland that evaluated implementation of a stepped ethical decision-making model on three intensive care units (ICUs) and two geriatric wards found that it worked well, with staff able to find the time and confidence to solve ethical issues themselves. In addition the evaluation showed reduction in moral distress experienced by staff,... Read more

ICU Management

10 Ways to Address Moral Distress in the ICU

2016 24 Sep

Moral distress is a reality and should be addressed by a culture of frank disclosure and good team communication. Although it is hard to find the time and space to do this, there are things that can help, says paediatric intensivist, Daniel Garros, writing in Frontiers in Pediatrics. Garros, Staff intensivist, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University... Read more

Executive Health Management

Saying 'No' Is Often The Key To Effective Leadership

2016 14 Jun

As difficult as it can be, saying no is often the key to effective leadership, says an ethics and management expert, just as most successful leaders have little difficulty to say no to a losing deal, to a project that’s wasting money, or to a request that doesn’t align with their priorities. These same leaders may feel awkward to speak up... Read more