Search Tag: personalised care

ICU Management

Patients-and-families

2023 30 Nov

Collaboration between critical care doctors, patients and families is essential to managing critically ill patients. Promoting open communication, shared decision-making, and emotional support is essential to ensure a patient-centred approach in critical care settings.   ‏ ‏ Communication plays a crucial role in a critical care setting....Read more

Executive Health Management

The-residential-and-home-care-show-2023

2023 26 Apr

Find residential and home care show on Social Media Read more

Executive Health Management

Reimagined-hospitals-infographic

2020 29 Jan

What will the Reimagined Hospital look like?  Read more

Executive Health Management

Consumerism-in-healthcare

2019 11 Sep

The growing trend of consumerism in healthcare is drawing more attention to the provision of high-quality care at reasonable costs. It therefore behoves provider organisations to make significant strategic change in order to stay relevant and provide the kind of quality care patients, as consumers, expect. You may also like: The Hospital as...Read more

Executive Health Management

Monitor-me-1

2019 26 Aug

mHealth has gained considerable momentum in recent years, but, contrary to common perception, mHealth is not limited to mobile health. It has a broad application across healthcare, including the use of biosensors, wearable personal technology, precision medicine, personalised care, patient engagement, and patient empowerment. We could say mHealth is...Read more

Executive Health Management

Sensors-in-everyday-objects-for-dementia-care

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors in everyday life objects through four use cases from research labs to large-scale pilots & adoption by pharmaceutical companies.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is the main cause of dementia, a syndrome defined by loss of cognitive...Read more

Executive Health Management

Putting-medical-radiation-protection-first

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How a European Society of Radiology flagship initiative is addressing quality and safety in medical imaging.    EUROSAFE IMAGING has celebrated five years of success in its mission to support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe. Through its Stars network, EUROSAFE IMAGING makes efforts to give radiation protection...Read more

Executive Health Management

Top-target-treatments

2019 22 May

On paper, it looks straightforward; the basis of personalised care and targeted therapy lies in the realisation that every patient has a different level of susceptibility to disease, responds differently to the same treatment, and needs different doses for the same effect. Over the last ten years, healthcare has made huge progress in linking genetics...Read more

Executive Health Management

A-primer-on-next-generation-sequencing-data-analytics

2019 22 May

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is rapidly becoming more and more standardised in terms of sequencing techniques.   With Precision Medicine coming into the clinical forefront, it is important to know the steps and possibilities associated with Next-Generation Sequencing techniques.   Introduction   Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is...Read more

Executive Health Management

Euroson-2019-welcomes-world-of-ultrasound

2019 22 May

Initiatives to expand the meeting globally   Prof. Sidhu, talks to Healthmanagement.org about EUROSON 2019 and EFSUMB initiatives in the pipeline.   EFSUMB and FESUMB welcome the imaging and ultrasound community to Granada for EUROSON 2019. This year EUROSON will be held simultaneously with the XXX Annual Meeting of AEED (Asociación Española...Read more

Executive Health Management

Leveraging-advanced-methods-to-evaluate-ai-pharma-companies

2019 22 May

The level of sophistication used in due diligence should be on par with the level of complexity in a given industry.  AI-Pharma companies are 100 times as complex as FinTech companies. Methodologies used to assess them should be 100 times as rigorous. Discovering new drugs using AI is one of the most challenging areas in biological...Read more

Executive Health Management

Why-embracing-artificial-intelligence-is-beneficial-for-all

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

Data-power-to-the-patients

2018 07 Nov

Patient-driven data business, not data-driven patient business. Data-driven business models make up the medical and healthcare market in large parts, a trend reinforced by further technological developments and regulation. Care must be taken to avoid a situation where only a few players benefit. Who lives outside the GAMFANNAT economy...Read more

ICU Management

Redefining-the-role-of-hospitals-innovating-in-population-health

2018 21 Aug

The 27th EAHM Congress looks at providing healthcare to a changing population and adapting to digitisation With the 27th European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) Congress being held in Cascais, Lisbon at the end of September, HealthManagement interviews Alexandre Lourenço, President of hosting organisation, the Portuguese Association...Read more

ICU Management

Personalised-care-to-improve-glycaemic-control-in-critically-ill-patients

2018 08 Aug

Hyperglycaemia is prevalent in critical care, caused by a complex interaction of multiple feedback loops associated with inflammation as a result of immune responses, counter-regulatory responses, and high blood glucose itself. However, glycaemic control (GC) currently leads to increased hypoglycaemia, independently associated with a greater risk...Read more

Health Management

Game-changing-skin-like-electronics-for-stroke-patients

2018 23 May

Enabling continual monitoring and personalised care  An innovative new wearable for the throat could mean a turning point for care of stroke patients.   Developments in skin-close wearable electronics are presenting healthcare with a breadth of new devices that can enable continued monitoring outside the hospital or rehab clinic, presenting...Read more

ICU Management

Critical-care-personalised-vs-precision-medicine

2017 19 Dec

The current healthcare system tends to be reactive, providing treatment post-onset of the disease, with limited attempts at prevention and prediction. Recently there has been a backlash to such a medical system, as providers and patients have started to demand more personalised care. This has led to the emergence of “P-Medicine” in the form of personalised...Read more

ICU Management

Predicting-critical-illness-mortality-and-personalising-care

2017 07 Feb

Predicting mortality has always been a corner piece of critical care research and practice, and novel early outcome predictors are needed to guide patient/family expectations and decision-making, according to an Editorial article published in the journal Critical Care. The article discusses how muscle quality and quantity measurement could provide...Read more

IT Management

Ibm-buys-merge-healthcare

2015 06 Aug

IBM has agreed to buy Merge Healthcare Inc. in a cash deal expected to give the medical imaging company an equity value of approximately $700 million. The deal is expected to close sometime this year, subject to regulatory approval.  Merge Healthcare provides medical image handling and processing services to clinical research institutes, pharmaceutical...Read more

Cardiology Management

Genetically-personalised-care-for-aortic-aneurysms

2015 21 Jul

A study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery outlines the work of researchers at the Aortic Institute at Yale who have tested the genomes of more than 100 patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms and have provided personalised care. It is believed that their work could lead to the development of a "dictionary" of genes specific to the disease. ...Read more