Search Tag: evidence-based medicine

ICU Management

Southeastern Critical Care Summit 2022

2022 25 Aug

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ICU Management

Southeastern Critical Care Summit 2021

2021 05 Aug

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Executive Health Management

‘The Death of Cancer’ - The Patient Perspective

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Cancer affects everybody's life at some point. ‘The Death of Cancer,' written by one of oncology's leading figures, Dr Vincent T. DeVita, documents his own journey for the cure. Dr Peter Kapitein gives his personal review on the book.   In 2005 I was diagnosed with lymph gland cancer and became interested in the medical industrial... Read more

Cardiology Management

Transforming Cardiovascular Care

2016 26 Apr

Cardiologists and other healthcare professionals are inundated with more information than ever, are facing changes in reimbursement and practice patterns and are undertaking more administrative/nonclinical duties. Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC, of Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Fla., acknowledged these issues and more in an editorial published... Read more

ICU Management

Has Evidence-Based Medicine Gone Too Far?

2016 07 Jan

Rigid adherence to evidence-based medicine does not serve healthcare well, according to the authors of a review published in Health Research Policy and Systems . The tools that are suitable for discovery are unsuitable when it comes to implementation in healthcare services, they suggest. Health is a complex interaction requiring complex science techniques,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Online Tool Helps Nurses Learn Evidence-Based Practice Skills

2015 09 Apr

As tremendous advances are made in medicine, practitioners have new tools, but they also have more information to absorb and incorporate to provide evidence-based patient care: integrating best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient’s perspectives. For the bedside nurse, this information can be lifesaving but time consuming. This has... Read more

Health Management

Semantic Technology Enables Smart Computers

2014 08 Nov

As healthcare faces up to the promises and challenges of big data, HealthManagement spoke to Dr. Dirk Colaert, Chief Medical Officer at Agfa Healthcare, on the evolution of healthcare against the background of big data. Big data is an abstract term, but in healthcare the data represent very personal information. Do you see this as a paradox?... Read more