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Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 9, 2020

2020 12 Nov

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Health Management

The Serious Public Health Consequences of Health Disparity

2020 12 Nov

As hospitals and clinics rebuild and reorganise from the public health and financial challenges of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there has never been a better time to address health disparity in medicine. The American College of Radiology is collaborating with patients and other health care organisations, to develop solutions to eliminate... Read more

Health Management

Patient Transformers

2020 12 Nov

Online knowledge, self-help groups and special interest forums have transitioned physicians from almighty omniscient ‘demigods in white’ to professionals heftily challenged by patients and their Dr Google.  As a result, physician self-reflection and patient participation have become the pillars of modern medical ethics and treatment programmes.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Game Changer: COVID-19 Vaccine Offers 90% Protection

2020 11 Nov

According to the latest reports, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries and shows 90% protection within seven days after the second dose.   The vaccine, which has been tested in participants in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa and Turkey, could be a real game-changer in... Read more

Decision Support

QCOVID Helps Predict Hospital Admission, Death from COVID-19

2020 26 Oct

As COVID-19 continues to plague the world, and with cases increasing once again in the U.K. and across the globe, clinicians are in urgent need of reliable models that could help predict the course of COVID-19 and support important decisions related to the spread of infection, hospital admission, treatment and vaccinations.   A new prediction... Read more

Health Management

New Era in High Value Care in Europe

2020 22 Oct

High value care has been on the healthcare agenda for some time now, but for many, it is still a concept rather than a reality. As research from EIT Health shows, healthcare providers often lack the tools necessary for the successful transition. To address this gap, the organisation has launched a new initiative, the  High Value Care Forum... Read more

Health Management

Pandemic Accelerating Uptake of New Care Models

2020 22 Oct

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, novel ways of care delivery, such as digital solutions or home-based care, have been shaping the ‘new normal’ in healthcare. An investor reflects on their potential benefits and risks, and explores the elements necessary for their smooth adoption. Key Points The COVID-19 pandemic is boosting... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19: Do No Harm or Do Maximal Good?

2020 12 Oct

The "Do no harm" rule is encoded in the Hippocratic oath taken by physicians when they graduate. But this rule has taken on a whole different meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. During these times, the maximisation principle has proven to be the foundation of healthcare decisions, where actions are taken based on benefits to the greatest number of people.... Read more

Executive Health Management

16th Annual Personalised Medicine Conference

2022 19 May

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