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Executive Health Management

Single Patient Safety Database for NHS and Private Care

2020 27 Feb

Patient safety data across the UK public (National Health System, NHS) and private healthcare sectors to be gathered in a single online database. Two organisations, NHS Digital and the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) have opened a consultation on the database as part of the next phase of the Acute Data Alignment Programme (... Read more

IMAGING Management

White Paper Reveals What Radiologists Really Feel About AI

2020 21 Jan

Radiologic technologists are, on the whole, positive about the future role AI in imaging according to a recent white paper published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation.   Named The Artificial Intelligence Era: The Role of Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists , the 21-page white paper gathered data and... Read more

IT Management

Swiss Hospitals Successfully Trial Blockchain Medical Device Tracking

2020 16 Jan

Swiss hospitals have announced successful processing on a trial of medical device orders via the Blockchain.   The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, the Cantonal Hospital Baden, the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the Spitalregion Fürstenland Toggenburg along with two medical device suppliers Anandic System Medical and ITRIS Medical undertook... Read more

IMAGING Management

Royal College of Radiologists to new UK Government: Prioritise Cancer Care

2019 23 Dec

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) in the UK has called on the new Conservative majority Government to prioritise and boost funding for five areas across NHS imaging and cancer care.   You might also like: Brexit: Wreaking Havoc in Healthcare?   “You have the power and the opportunity to give patients a sustainably... Read more

Executive Health Management

Pharmacists’ Involvement Improves Patient Outcomes

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

Use Patient Safety to Improve Your Bottom Line

2019 13 Nov

Summary: A culture of safety not only protects the patient from harm but ensures an open, honest and high-quality healthcare system. W. Edward Deming dedicated much of his career studying and analysing various industries and found there are two general approaches to improving quality. In this case, improving patient safety and the quality... Read more

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3rd Middle East Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress

2020 02 Apr

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Executive Health Management

Hospital Management Asia 2020

2020 22 Jul

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Executive Health Management

2019 15 Oct

Dr. Hisam Alahdab, MD, FCCP, MSHQS, is the Chief Operating, Quality and Safety Officer at Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey . As well as this job role, Dr. Alahdab also holds a position on the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Council here. His role involves overseeing the whole process of clinical quality whilst also initiating strategies to implement patient... Read more