Search Tag: patient care

Health Management

2016 08 Dec

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive (BSSD) to GB and Northern Ireland law in February 2018, an expert working party has published a practical guide for hospitals to help ensure optimum dose management and patient safety when administering CT scans and X-rays. Through the standardisation of medical imaging and the uptake... Read more

Executive Health Management

Silent Hospital of the Future

2016 05 Sep

With noise pollution increasingly regarded as an ‘under-the-radar’ threat to patient safety, experts from a range of fields are teaming up to design a hospital of the future – one that is silent.Experts come from fields both within and out with healthcare and include healthcare leaders, acousticians and even musicians according to Quartz. This multi-professional... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 04 Aug

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome for patient care   Introduction   Due to increasing cost pressure in the healthcare sector, established remuneration models for healthcare services are in transition around the world. Fees for performance and value-based systems are increasingly replacing fees for service. Major... Read more

IMAGING Management

Structured Reports Save Time and Add Value for Doctors and Patients

2016 06 Apr

Anna has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and sits, hopeful and concerned, next to her physician. Dr. Sara Karlsson picks up a tablet and accesses Anna’s most recent radiology report in three taps. Sara reads the report, selects a thumbnail image, and places the tablet between them. Rather than explain what each line of text means, she... Read more

IT Management

NextMed / MMVR22 (Medicine Meets Virtual Reality)

2016 04 Apr

Medicine Meets Virtual Reality was conceived in 1991 to explore the healthcare utilization of rapidly evolving computing and communications technologies. Physicians, educators, scientists, and engineers gathered to assess how patient care and medical education could be enhanced by increasingly powerful and affordable computers and the newly emerging... Read more

Cardiology Management

First European Advice Published for Acute Heart Failure

2016 22 Feb

Advice for emergency care for patients with acute heart failure was published for the first time in the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.Despite the fact that acute heart failure is associated with a high risk of death, effective care guidelines lag behind nearly 30 years. Only half of patients who are discharged with acute heart failure... Read more

Cardiology Management

ICHB 2016: 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEART AND BRAIN

2015 21 Dec

The 3rd International Conference on Heart & Brain (ICHB 2016) is a unique meeting that unites cardiologists and neurologists in order to pursue a holistic approach to understanding the connection between the heart and the brain. As a leader in the emerging multidisciplinary field of neurocardiology, ICHB has set the standard in the rapidly growing field... Read more

ICU Management

Retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin Joins Masimo’s Board of Directors

2015 17 Dec

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), a global innovator of noninvasive patient monitoring technologies has announced that retired Senator Tom Harkin, former five-term U.S. Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee, has been elected to Masimo’s Board of Directors.Senator Harkin retired from the U.S. Senate in January... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Nurse Role to Address Staff Shortfall

2015 06 Dec

Nursing Times reports that the government plans to launch a new nursing role that is specifically designed to bridge the gap between registered nurses and senior healthcare assistants. The launch is expected within the next few weeks. The role will be assigned to a band of 4 and will be given the title of "Associate Nurse". It is still unclear whether... Read more


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