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Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 7, 2020

2020 28 Sep

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Pandemic Prevention Strategies

2020 28 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed numerous vulnerabilities in global health systems. The existing facilities have been insufficient, and much of non-COVID-19 care has been suspended. The infrastructure and supply chains have proven to be easily disrupted. The public health efforts led by local, national and international agencies have received a lot... Read more

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Prevention and Innovation for the Post-Pandemic New Normal

2020 28 Sep

Prevention and Innovation appear to be basic concepts for building a post-COVID-19 “new” normal, but which personal paradigms, and which collective actions would make them a reality beyond words? Key Points Prevention: the system of measures to assure protection in case of predictable events with negative impact on people and environment.... Read more

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Smart Thinking: Oxford, GE to use AI against COVID-19 pneumonia

2020 28 Sep

With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, efficient collection, analysis and management of patient data may play a pivotal role in supporting clinical decision-making and improving outcomes. GE Healthcare is part of several AI-driven projects in the UK and France, which are aimed at assisting clinicians with diagnosis, triage and treatment of COVID-19... Read more

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The Promise of Remote Solutions

2020 28 Sep

Hologic Iberia shares their experience of providing remote-based support to clinicians in hospitals in Spain during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges, switching to remote interaction proved to be a success thanks to the expertise of Hologic’s teams. This may now become a new promising direction for the company. In March,... Read more

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Management of COVID-19 Pandemic - The Swedish Perspective

2020 28 Sep

Among all countries affected by COVID-19, the Swedish pandemic strategy has polarised the political and global media response, where both condemning and acknowledging voices are heard. The question thus arises whether the Swedish approach is unique, and what reasoning leads to this strategy. This report does not discuss the outcome or validity of... Read more

ICU Management

Lessons from COVID-19: ICU Preparedness, Ethical Issues and Digital Congresses

2020 14 Sep

Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels and a Professor of Intensive Care at the Université libre de Bruxelles.He is the editor-in-chief of ICU Management & Practice, Critical Care, and Current Opinion in Critical Care and member of the editorial board of many other healthcare... Read more

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Predicament Prevention for Pandemics

2020 14 Sep

COVID-19 has resulted in an enormous demand for critical care personnell and increased consumption of resources. How can healthcare systems prepare for the allocation of scarce resources? Introduction Health care crises, like the COVID-19 pandemic, can lead to a pronounced regional, national and even supranational discrepancy between... Read more

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Unmasking the Triumphs, Tragedies, and Opportunities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 14 Sep

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes to society and the practice of critical care medicine. Perhaps now is the time to address deficiencies in communication and decision-making that impact quality of care provided to older patients with serious illness. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a juxtaposition of triumph and... Read more