Search Tag: patient outcomes

Health Management

2024 24 May

  Exploring the transformative potential of user-centric digital solutions in healthcare, case studies showcase how these innovations drive improved patient outcomes, operational efficiency, and accessibility in healthcare delivery and management.   Key Points Prioritising user needs and seamless integration into existing workflows...Read more

ICU Management

2024 17 May

Alarm fatigue is a pressing clinical problem in our post-pandemic ICUs and can adversely impact patient outcomes. Its root causes can be classified by patient, device and organisation related. We believe it can be mitigated and we propose interventions through attention to policy, education and the creation of a meaningful culture of safety....Read more

IT Management

2024 15 May

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly utilised in healthcare, offering potential for improved patient outcomes and streamlined clinical processes. Patient-facing conversational AI agents, such as chatbots, engage directly with patients for tasks like symptom diagnosis and appointment scheduling. Despite their benefits, concerns persist regarding...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 15 May

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly utilised in healthcare, offering potential for improved patient outcomes and streamlined clinical processes. Patient-facing conversational AI agents, such as chatbots, engage directly with patients for tasks like symptom diagnosis and appointment scheduling. Despite their benefits, concerns persist regarding...Read more

Artificial Intelligence

2024 15 May

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly utilised in healthcare, offering potential for improved patient outcomes and streamlined clinical processes. Patient-facing conversational AI agents, such as chatbots, engage directly with patients for tasks like symptom diagnosis and appointment scheduling. Despite their benefits, concerns persist regarding...Read more

Executive Health Management

2024 08 May

  One of the most persistent challenges in modern healthcare systems is the timely discharge of patients who no longer require acute care. This issue has plagued hospitals for years and is now reaching critical levels, leaving both patients and providers in a precarious situation. Across the United States, hospital leaders are grappling with an...Read more

IMAGING Management

2023 20 Jun

For the first time, a screening mammography system— United Imaging Healthcare 's uMammo590i—has been installed in the Gjilan Municipality. This milestone achievement brings mammogram screenings to the municipality's family clinic, ensuring primary healthcare access for over ten thousand women in the community.   With its advanced design, the...Read more

Decision Support

2023 17 May

From wearable devices to artificial intelligence, the health care world has seen a boom in new digital health technologies. But while these new robotic medical assistants are exciting, they are only relevant if their benefits can be backed by scientific evidence.   One promising new technology is an electronic alert system that could benefit...Read more

Executive Health Management

2023 22 Mar

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Executive Health Management

2022 04 Oct

Haemonetics Corporation, a global medical technology company focused on delivering innovative medical solutions to drive better patient outcomes announced the appointment of  Roy Galvin  as President, Global Plasma and Blood Center, effective October 10, 2022. He will report to Chris Simon, Haemonetics' President and Chief Executive Officer. As...Read more

Health Management

2022 13 Sep

Redesigning outpatient services will be key to recover elective services. To be sustainable, the transformation needs to break down traditional barriers and focus on optimising the patients’ experience and outcomes. This needs a system-wide approach to reimagine operating and delivery models. Key Points Balancing the competing priorities...Read more

Health Management

2022 13 Sep

Rapid developments in radiology and technological advances offer unique educational opportunities that can set the clinical standards for better patient outcomes. Affidea is committed to providing clinical teams with the necessary education and tools to lead the future of radiology. Key Points Radiology has a pivotal...Read more

ICU Management

2022 25 Jul

ICUs are an important part of an acute care system and provide life-sustaining treatment to critically ill patients. The level and complexity of care delivered in ICUs can vary. For example, some ICUs provide support for multiple organ failure, while others may focus on single-system support or might be a point of transition between the ward and the...Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 05 Jul

Research shows that continuity of care between GPs and patients can lead to better outcomes, particularly in the elderly, as they tend to have complex, long-term or multiple conditions and/or poor mental health. Patients who see the same clinician for most of their care have lower mortality rates and fewer hospital admissions. They are also more likely...Read more

Cardiology Management

2022 03 May

Patient outcomes are dependent on several different factors, including the quality of care delivered to the patients, the experience and diagnosis of the physician, the severity of the patient's illness/condition and the quality of nursing care provided to the patient. In other words, the entire healthcare team plays a role in a patient's successful...Read more

ICU Management

2022 12 Jul

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IT Management

2021 09 Dec

Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) has been recognized as a HIMSS Davies Award winner. GBMC is one of only two hospital organizations globally that have been selected as a Davies Award winner for a third time. GBMC rapidly scaled a video visit platform to all ambulatory practices and locations, which showed an increase in volume from 59 telemedicine...Read more

Health Management

2020 12 Nov

What problems could be solved? A report of interviews with 21 Dutch VHBC experts Value-based healthcare (VBHC), aimed at improving patient outcomes without increasing costs, is becoming more and more important, as healthcare utilisation and costs continue to rise well above the cost of living. Many initiatives are now being taken to...Read more

ICU Management

2020 11 Aug

COVID-19 poses several challenges and has made it difficult to measure ICU performance. Sticking to evidence-based interventions can go a long way in improving outcomes and resource utilisation. How it Started Taking care of a COVID-19 patient comes with an initial surprise: there is no standard mindset to guide the physician’s...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 15 Dec

Additional attention from pharmacists towards patients, such as educational talks about prescribed medications, may lead to increased level of patient satisfaction during hospital stays. This is the conclusion of the study, Pharmacists Transitions-of-Care Service Improves HCAHPS Scores and Decreases 30-day Hospital Readmission , conducted...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 26 Aug

How End to End Enhanced Recovery and Prehabilitation Transformed Colorectal Surgery Outcomes   Complications in all types of surgery place a significant burden on patients’ quality of life and on all clinicians involved in the care pathway. In laparoscopic colorectal surgery, anastomotic leaks are of great concern to surgeons and can place considerable...Read more

IMAGING Management

2019 12 Aug

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IMAGING Management

2019 18 Jul

Join us on August 12th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PST for a free community webinar event " Improving Intracranial Hemorrhage and Stroke Prioritization with End-to-End AI " with EnvoyAI and TeraRecon partner MaxQ AI.  When is the webinar? August 12th at 1 PM EST/10 AM PST What will I learn? How integrated end-to-end AI workflows are delivering...Read more

ICU Management

2019 30 May

This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its impact on patient outcomes. It discusses early rehabilitation strategies to improve patient outcomes in PICU.  Introduction Critical care has traditionally been focused on early recognition of life-threatening conditions, resuscitation, and stabilisation of organ...Read more

ICU Management

2019 30 May

A pilot study at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago An overview of the virtual reality programme at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and its potential benefits on patient outcomes. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago has introduced virtual reality into their paediatric intensive...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 May

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ICU Management

2019 14 Mar

This article focuses on the clinical and practical application of current available cloud-based data analysis to benchmarking in real-time and to optimise clinical care in the ICU.   Introduction   The ICU is a highly technological environment where each patient data generates thousands of data-points per day. However, most of this data is...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,...Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 22 Feb

The role of ultrasound guidance in achieving a new safety goal   US visualisation: one-stick standard and how the practice can significantly reduce- or even eliminate- dangerous complications.   Obtaining vascular access is one of the most common procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, with more than 5 million central venous catheterisations...Read more