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IT Management

Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more

Executive Health Management

In Data We Trust

2019 26 Aug

An efficient mHealth network relies on patient data but provision of such data requires confidence that it is being sourced and used with integrity. HealthManagement.org spoke to three health data experts for their views on what healthcare can do to secure patient trust when it comes to accessing and using their data.   Jaana Sinipuro Project... Read more

IMAGING Management

How-to 'Twitter': Starter's guide to navigating the radiology Twitterverse

2019 22 May

A starter’s guide for radiologists unfamiliar with Twitter to highlight benefits of active Twitter involvement and remove perceived barriers to active Twitter use The dominion of social media has transformed the way healthcare professionals and organisations connect with patients and interact with members and peers in the medical community.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven steps to the ‘Perfect Patient Information Journey’

2018 07 Nov

Leadership comes first. High-quality patient information is crucial to the success of personalised care. Leadership from the management team is critical in embedding patient information throughout patient pathways. Why should healthcare managers make patient information a priority when there are so many other pressing items... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Tourism: Informed Decisions Hard for International Patients

2016 06 Jun

International patients may not obtain full information needed in order to make informed decisions about care abroad. An article published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research said that while tourists traditionally leave high-income countries seeking lower-cost healthcare in middle and low-income nations now more patients are travelling to... Read more