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IT Management

Telemedicine: Popularity, Demand and Satisfaction Hits All-Time High

2021 27 Jul

Telehealth usage in the last year has increased by around 6,000%. While the change was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as healthcare providers and patients shifted to virtual from traditional office visits to reduce infection rates, patients quickly recognised other benefits to telemedicine. According to the latest research, the market for... Read more

Executive Health Management

Is Your Hospital Ready for ANOTHER Wave of COVID-19?

2021 20 Jul

The initial global outbreak of COVID-19 revealed cracks in pandemic preparedness - from PPE to ventilators and oxygen, hospitals and skilled healthcare workers were stretched the brink in often physically and emotionally gruelling environments. Emerging variants and under-vaccination threaten future waves of the virus. Is your hospital ready?... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to Step Up Your Post-Pandemic Leadership Game

2021 06 Jul

COVID-19 has not just impacted the world at large, but also it has also changed the DNA of our healthcare workplaces in many ways. Leaders must change and adapt communication and management techniques to lead effectively in this new era. HealthManagement offers healthcare leaders a few takeaways to consider in your newly transformed role. If... Read more

IMAGING Management

Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Radiology Response in a Major NYC Hot Zone

2021 06 Jul

The COVID-19 pandemic had significant impact on radiology departments across the US. An article published July 4 in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology discusses the changes made by a Radiology department located in the Bronx, New York City, one of the major hot spots of the COVID-19 pandemic. During NYC's first wave in March and April... Read more

Women's Health

Healthcare's Shadow Pandemic: Women Forced out by Sexual Harassment and Inequality

2021 04 Jul

With women representing 70% of the workforce and 90% of nurses, the clinical care setting is in a “shadow pandemic” prompted by a severe lack of preparation, resources and COVID-19 lockdown measures, warns a global gender equality advocacy group. You might also like:  More patients with breast cancer will benefit from access to its Breast... Read more

IMAGING Management

More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

2021 21 Jun

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been reported. A surprising new study published in Clinical Imaging shows that clinicians are more likely to request imaging for non-respiratory patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers compared per-patient imaging... Read more

ICU Management

2021 25 May

Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Has the Pandemic Given Telehealth a Boost?

2021 14 May

When COVID-19 came on the scene in early 2020, and in-person medical care, aside from emergencies was deemed verboten, health systems were forced to find other care options. Clinicians, who were used to diagnose and treat patients in a clinical setting, were compelled to provide care by phone and video. The overnight transition to Telehealth was riddled... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Leaders Discuss Pandemic Role of the Chief Wellness Officer

2021 13 May

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems struggled to manage the mental health and wellbeing of their diverse healthcare workforce who often suffered from stress, anxiety, long working hours and other related issues, which can lead to workplace burnout.  The relatively new role of the chief wellness officer (CWO) are tasked with... Read more

Cardiology Management

High Vaccination Rate Key to Controlling the Pandemic

2021 04 May

New research shows the importance of a high rate of vaccination for reducing case numbers and controlling the pandemic. Data scientists from Mayo Clinic have developed highly accurate computer modeling to predict trends for COVID-19 cases.  As per the findings of a study published n  Mayo Clinic Proceedings, vaccination can help keep positive... Read more