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IMAGING Management

Radiologists: Take Advantage of COVID-19 Downtime

2020 21 Apr

  Screening imaging examinations, similar to many other elective medical procedures, are generally being put off as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This has resulted in significantly reduced volume of cases for many radiology departments.   You might also like : The View from Italy and... Read more

ICU Management

Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

2020 24 Mar

Life has come to a standstill as critical care doctors continue to battle COVID-19. The pandemic has led to shortages of essential goods and services - from hand sanitizers to masks to beds to ventilators. Today, the healthcare system is facing the prospect of rationing medical goods and services.  Mechanical ventilation, in particular, has come... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

2020 16 Mar

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high numbers of patients, planning for providing this care, lab testing and diagnosis, lots of paperwork, and ICU teams pulling together because that is the need of the day.  You might also like :  Clinical... Read more

IT Management

Drones Shame Coronavirus ‘Health Offenders’

2020 08 Feb

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face of the C oronavirus 2019-nCoV spreading across China, the flying machines are now being deployed to press people into donning protective facemasks as part of multiple measures to control the virus.   Chinese police in... Read more

IMAGING Management

ESR Offers Online ECR Congress in Face of Wuhan Virus

2020 03 Feb

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has reassured delegates already booked for the event and pointed to the option of attending its congress online as concerns about the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus grow.   ESR is holding its ECR meeting in Vienna from March 11 to 15.   “So far, there has not been a single cancellation of an ECR 2020... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO Committee to Meet on Coronavirus ‘Emergency’ Status

2020 30 Jan

The Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will be reconvened by the World Health Organization Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today. The meeting is planned to start at 13:30 Geneva time.   The virus, named 2019-nCoV, originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, apparently from wild animals sold at a market, with... Read more

Health Management

Editorial

2020 23 Jun

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