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IMAGING Management

Premier Inc. Celebrates a Decade of Showcasing the Latest Medical Innovations at Annual Conference

2018 20 Jun

Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company, celebrated a decade of showcasing innovative products during its Innovation Celebration last night. The annual event honors supplier commitment to industry-leading healthcare advancements. “We are so proud to have been able to spotlight dozens of ground-breaking products over the past decade”... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

2018 20 Jun

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals. Shorter stays will benefit patients who would otherwise be stuck in hospital when they are well enough to leave.   Many older people, particularly those who are frail and may have dementia, actually deteriorate while... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 25 May

Healthcare in the U.S. is an industry that’s ripe for innovation. From a convoluted insurance system to a complicated chain of care to a lack of price transparency, many factors combine to create a healthcare system that’s slow, expensive, inefficient, and difficult to navigate.   But some companies are fast at work addressing the many pain... Read more

Executive Health Management

Showing your face motivates staff and raises morale

2018 02 Apr

Hospital leaders who think they are too busy to have a chat with staff and learn what's going on at the facility, don't realise the importance of a hands-on leadership style. Finding the time to interact with your staff at all levels is a good way to keep them motivated at the workplace, which propels them to do their work better.   Setting a weekly... Read more

Health Management

RS85 & GM85

2018 20 Feb

A new and outstanding premium Ultrasound system. RS85 is Samsung’s premium ultrasound system that adopted the integrated solution. It provides enhanced image quality, usability, and convenience for medical and radiology professionals. Built with exquisite image quality and expert tools, it empowers professionals to make faster and more confident... Read more

Health Management

Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem

2018 20 Feb

A simple solution to a complex problem.  Implementing electronic clinical handover in a hospital for better patient safety Clinical handover: defining the problem Clinical handover is defined as inter-clinician communication occurring at care interfaces. This usually refers to changes of shift within a clinical team. In essence, clinical... Read more

Health Management

Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models

2018 20 Feb

How healthcare IT can impact business models.  What is the potential for information technology to transform healthcare processes and where will the consumer stand? For more than eleven years, I have been active via the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) as a pro-bono member of the board of ENTSCHEIDERFABRIK. This is the incubator... Read more

Health Management

Robotic companion on ward

2018 20 Feb

Fighting hospital patient isolation is the aim of a talkative robot. Looking ahead to increased elderly patient care, researchers have trialled a robot that creates a more social ward environment. What do snowmen have for breakfast?” asks Junior, the hospital’s assistive robotic technology, as he stands in front of a bed-bound patient.... Read more

Health Management

Happy staff, safe patients

2018 20 Feb

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu.  Leading NHS medical director, Dr. Umesh Prabhu on what a hospital can do to improve patient safety – yesterday. Patient safety is a critical area of focus for all healthcare institutions, requiring involvement from all levels, from the board to individual staff members on the frontline, Dr Umesh Prabhu,... Read more

Health Management

The lab of the future

2018 25 Jan

T e c h n o l o g y i s ch a n g i n g t h e f a ce o f m e d i c a l l a bo r a t o r y o p er a t i o n.   As healthca r e t echnology advan c es, medical labo r atories need to k eep   ahead of th e... Read more