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Executive Health Management

Focus Areas for 2021: Expert Opinion

2021 03 Mar

On 2 March seven prominent healthcare experts met virtually during the Reset 2021 DigiConf webinar organised by HealthManagement.org, to discuss the challenges of 2020 and the outlook for 2021.   You might also like: As we move into 2021, and as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to rage, HealthManagement.org asked healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Reset 2021: Join the Expert Discussion

2021 22 Feb

To round up the first HealthManagement.org – The Journal issue of this year, prominent contributors will join forces at the Reset 2021 DigiConf webinar to discuss a range of issues related to COVID-19 and the future of healthcare. You are invited to join us online on 2 March 2021 .   You might also like: Reset 2021... Read more

IT Management

Pandemic-Driven Uptake of Virtual Care in Canada

2021 11 Feb

A team of Canadian researchers analysed the shift from office to virtual care early on in the COVID-19 pandemic and identified the degree of change in various patient populations.   You might also like: Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth   The pandemic has caused significant changes in how care is delivered, and a turn to telemedicine... Read more

IT Management

Readjusting Telemonitoring System for COVID-19 Needs

2021 11 Feb

The U.S. Kaiser Permanente system reports on the efficiency of its special telemonitoring programme for COVID-19 patients.   You might also like: Remote Work and Virtual Consultations: Emergency Setup   The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted demand for general medicine providers and reduced it for subspecialty services. To address... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why is Israel’s Vaccination Programme So Successful?

2021 08 Feb

With Israel being the global leader in COVID-19 vaccine administration per capita, there are several factors that have ensured the success of the programme, two experts explain.   You might also like: Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts   Israel started its vaccination programme in December, led by its Prime Minister Benjamin... Read more

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What Do People Think About Vaccination?

2021 08 Feb

As the number of COVID-19 vaccinations has now overtaken the number of cases reported since the start of the pandemic, the public perceptions still vary greatly across the world.   You might also like: COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution   In a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health, Schwarzinger and... Read more

IT Management

ETSI: Comparing Existing Contact Tracing Systems

2021 06 Feb

A new report from ETSI analyses and compares various contact tracing applications and methods utilised to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: Automated Contact Tracing: Is It Efficient?   With its report, Comparison of existing pandemic contact-tracing systems, ETSI’s Europe for Privacy-Preserving... Read more

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NUI Galway’s New Project on Future Pandemic Response

2021 04 Feb

The National University of Ireland (NUI Galway) is starting a new project aimed to improve the EU’s preparedness to manage future pandemics through the use of IT solutions.   You might also like: Pandemic Control: New Dynamic Metrics for Proactive Action   The PANDEM-2 Project, which has just received almost €10 million of EU... Read more

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U.K. Public Attitudes to Tracking and Immunity Passports

2021 24 Jan

The overwhelming majority of people in the UK support the use of co-location tracking technologies and introduction of immunity passports by the authorities to contain the spread of COVID-19, a new study shows (Lewandowsky et al. 2021) .   You might also like: (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)? COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU: 70% Vaccinated by Summer

2021 20 Jan

The European Commission has called member states to accelerate the roll-out of their vaccination programmes. The aim is to have vaccinated 70% of the adult population by summer 2021.   You might also like: EU Reports on State of Health   In a new communication , the Commission identifies some key actions needed... Read more