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ICU Management

#ISICEM19: Prof. Vincent talks about greater collaboration and a broader view

2019 19 Mar

The 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine opened today in Brussels, Belgium. Professor Jean-Louis Vincent kicked off the proceedings with an insightful discussion on intensive care and emergency medicine. Prof. Vincent thanked the organisers and the scientific advisors from all over the world who were attending... Read more

Executive Health Management

2019 15 Mar

It is undeniable that laboratory testing is vital for the diagnosis, prognostication and therapeutic monitoring of human disease. Despite the many advances made for achieving a high degree of quality and safety in the analytical part of diagnostic testing, many hurdles in the total testing process remain, for example in the  preanalytical phase when... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Better outcomes through clinical decision support

2019 21 Jan

How can a clinical decision support system help to achieve measurably better healthcare outcomes? The Collaboratory” reflects the transformation through collaboration that Abbott wants to ignite by working in partnership with clients. Abbott supports healthcare organizations to overcome their challenges and materialize their future state vision,... Read more

Executive Health Management

How artificial intelligence spells real change for patients

2018 07 Nov

“At Affidea, the scale of our operation gives us unique capabilities in AI, including rich data sets which we can use to drive forward innovations in patient care both internally and with our partners. We want to help create a future where healthcare professionals can devote their time to doing what they do best – delivering the best possible care... Read more

Executive Health Management

Value-based Payment Programmes That Work

2017 25 Apr

  The shift towards value-based care is expected to continue despite uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform under the Trump administration. In a value-based model, physicians are compensated based on performance on standard measures of quality, efficiency, and patient outcomes.   Current value-based payment models need to generate more consistent... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA15: Patient Mood Can Affect IR Procedures

2015 03 Dec

Feeling high levels of distress, guilt and fear before undergoing an angioplasty or other interventional radiology procedure may lead to a poor outcome, according to a new study to be presented on Thursday, 3 December, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The study examined data from 230 patients who underwent image-guided... Read more

ICU Management

Does Higher ICU Volume Lead to Lower Mortality?

2015 02 Feb

Large multi-speciality intensive care units (ICUs) are emerging in response to increasing demand for critical care. Consolidation of resources through regionalisation of services aims to contain costs and optimise demand management and operational synergies. Higher patient volumes in ICU have been associated with improved outcomes. Limited evidence... Read more

IMAGING Management

What Can Radiology Learn from Hotels?

2015 05 Jan

A hotelier shares his thoughts on customer service in an article recently published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. The article is based on a lecture given by Mr. Horst H. Schulze on how a business or organisation can optimise service for their customers. Schulze currently serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Capella... Read more