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Executive Health Management

Rising Climates and the Impact of Healthcare

2019 16 Oct

Climate change concerns are becoming more and more difficult to ignore, with disruptions causing issues for health, businesses and people’s lives in general. To make a positive change businesses need to find ways of becoming sustainable, but how should healthcare management fit this into their ever-conflicting list of priorities?   Through the increased... Read more

IT Management

4 Tips for Data Connectivity During Natural Disasters

2019 10 Sep

Disaster mitigation, response and recovery should form part of an organisation's governance process. For health systems and hospitals, in particular, they have to be always prepared for power outages and other disruptive events caused by severe storms and other natural disasters.   You might also like: Earthquakes and Climate Change - Hospitals... Read more

Executive Health Management

Heat Waves: a climate change challenge to hospitals’ resilience

2019 21 Jan

The scientifically based forecast of more frequent devastating natural disasters is coming, and so is the need for a proactive attitude against the related risks. Hospitals and healthcare systems should get engaged in such activity. Scientific evidence of the relation between natural disasters and climate change It is becoming a constant... Read more

IT Management

Telehealth utilisation growing across range of settings

2017 24 Nov

Recent developments in the United States have led to growing utilisation of telehealth in an array of clinical settings. Congress has taken some positive steps, with some regulation hurdles for reimbursement and crossing state lines getting cleared. Meanwhile, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlighted the importance of using telehealth during natural... Read more