Search Tag: integrated care

Executive Health Management

Why you can no longer disregard patient engagement

2018 04 Dec

In today’s fiercely competitive world, where nontraditional players in healthcare are aiming to disrupt the industry and seize a share of the pie, healthcare executives need to constantly be on the alert and come up with new strategies for engaging patients across the care continuum. Not only is technology constantly evolving, but there has also been... Read more

Executive Health Management

The boundaryless hospital

2018 22 Sep

The new role of hospitals and the triple aim challenge. The concept of the boundaryless hospital, in combination with the value chain approach, provides the theoretical basis for an effective and efficient network design. Initial situation The highly developed healthcare systems of the western countries will, generally, face similar... Read more

ICU Management

Redefining the role of hospitals - innovating in population health

2018 21 Aug

The 27th EAHM Congress looks at providing healthcare to a changing population and adapting to digitisation With the 27th European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) Congress being held in Cascais, Lisbon at the end of September, HealthManagement interviews Alexandre Lourenço, President of hosting organisation, the Portuguese Association... Read more

Health Management

Shaping the future of dementia care

2018 21 Aug

Re-examining approaches for dementia management. The potential of applying integrated pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for the care of people living with dementia. Dementia is a mental state used to denote severe cognitive impairment which impacts daily activities and life. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common... Read more

Executive Health Management

Integrated, risk-based care for South Africa: Intercare Group focuses on value and innovation

2018 23 May

Primary care and wellness centres, dedicated units for sub-acute care and rehabilitation, as well as ambulatory day surgery centres, are key components of the Intercare Group’s healthcare model in South Africa.   The patient-centred organisation structures its services around the health status and needs of a patient and not merely the traditional... Read more

Health Management

Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand? For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator... Read more

IT Management

Agfa HealthCare Strengthens IT Strategy by extending Offering to Integrated Care

2016 18 Jan

Agfa HealthCare has announces a strategic alliance with My Personal Health Record Express Inc., taking a 27% equity stake, as part of its move into the Integrated Care market."The combined technologies, expertise and people of both companies create a unique and leading Integrated Care portfolio.", states James Jay, Global Vice President, Agfa HealthCare.... Read more

IT Management

Big Data Cuts Readmissions

2015 16 Nov

Use of big data has helped University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the second largest integrated payer-provider network in the USA, reduce readmissions. The key was to combine data from both sides of the business — hospital and insurance, according to UPMC Chief Analytics Officer Pamela Peele. “Providers are trained to manage disease, and insurers... Read more

ICU Management

Nihon Kohden Expands Offerings with Award-Winning Defibtech Automated External Defibrillators

2015 02 Jul

- Nihon Kohden  has announced that it will make the full line of  Defibtech  automated external defibrillators (AEDs) available through its North American sales network, effective immediately. A sister company of Nihon Kohden America, Defibtech is a leading designer and manufacturer of AEDs that are simple and elegant, yet sophisticated enough to meet... Read more

Executive Health Management

ESMO President 2018-2019 Announced

2015 23 Jun

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading pan-European organisation in medical oncology, has announced that the President for the 2018-2019 period will be Josep Tabernero, Head of the Medical Oncology Department at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, and Director of the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) in Barcelona,... Read more