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IT Management

Doctors 2.0 & You 2016

2016 13 Apr

Doctors 2.0 & You, now the « must-attend » digital health event in Europe, was launched in 2011 in Paris, just about the time of the first rush for the iPad, hence the photo of Steve Jobs looming over me during my first keynote at the event.  Seems a million years ago that physicians were discovering that the iPad could fit in their white coat pockets.What... Read more

IMAGING Management

What Referring Physicians Demand from Radiology

2016 06 Apr

Radiology lies at the very center of the healthcare chain. Most patients pass through an imaging department at one point or another in their treatment. That said, an organization’s overall effectiveness is highly dependent upon the ability of radiology to provide excellent service to referring physicians.Sectra polled 150 U.S. neurologists, neurosurgeons,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Eurosynapses: Recruitment Trip by Mouwasat Medical Services

2016 23 Feb

Eurosynapses would like to inform you that the Mouwasat Medical Services, one of the biggest hospital groups in Middle East, will visit Athens on 27- 29 February 2016. The aim of the trip is to hire physicians for Consultant positions who are interested to work in Middle East. The Mouwasat Medical Services is mainly interested in the following specialties... Read more

Executive Health Management

Shared Decision-Making in Germany: Patient and Physician Perspectives

2015 26 Oct

Shared decision making is now anchored in the Law on Patient Rights and the Professional Code for Physicians in Germany. Under this new model, both the doctor and patient will decide which treatment to perform. Both parties will exchange information about the patient's disease and treatment options and will jointly choose one treatment. Two original... Read more

Executive Health Management

Survey: Duty Hours Impact on Smoking Habits

2015 25 Oct

According to a survey conducted by researchers from the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center in Manila, Philippines, there may be a link between the number of hours physicians are on duty and the prevalance of smoking. The findings will be presented at CHEST 2015 on October 26 at Palais des congrès de Montréal.The survey was conducted to investigate... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Patients Receive Comparable Outpatient Care

2015 15 Oct

According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation receive comparable outpatient care from physicians and advanced practice providers, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. However, the study shows that all clinicians fell short in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Leadership in Healthcare

2015 26 May

According to a systematic review of 45 studies, leadership development programmes for physicians are associated with increased self-assessed knowledge and expertise. The review was conducted by Professor Jan Frich at University of Oslo and colleagues at Yale School of Public Health and is published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. The purpose... Read more

Executive Health Management

Tech-Savvy Doctors Improve Patient Care

2014 05 Aug

Health technology, which lets physicians access real-time data critical in making care decisions, can do a lot towards improving quality of care. As such, technology can be expensive for hospitals. This question then arises: Is it worth the cost?Generally, for health systems, getting doctors' support to cut costs is always a big challenge. "Traditionally... Read more

IT Management

Study: Handheld Computers Enhance Clinical Decision Making

2014 15 Jul

Use of smartphones and tablets among health professionals has been on the rise in recent years. These handheld devices offer easy access to vast amounts of information via the internet and healthcare applications (apps). Today's clinicians use handheld computers to search the internet for evidence and guidance on drugs and clinical conditions, use clinical... Read more

Cardiology Management

AHA Study: End-Of-Life Care Discussion Still Uncommon

2014 06 Jun

Though recommended by the American Heart Association, it appears that the subject of death is still not a common topic of discussion with only 12 percent of healthcare providers reporting having routine annual conversations about end-of-life care with their heart failure patients.Findings from a survey completed by close to 100 physicians, nurse practitioners... Read more


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