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Patient-Centred Critical Care for Multimorbid Patients

2021 14 Sep

Our population is ageing, and with increasing longevity, the prevalence of chronic conditions is also increasing. Multimorbidity is thus becoming a major challenge in the world of critical care.   Multimorbidity refers to the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in an individual. The combination of certain diseases in patients can trigger... Read more

Health Management

The Benefits of Connected Care and Better Utilisation of Patient Data in Healthcare

2021 09 Sep

Connecting care teams and patients can drive patient engagement and help improve  treatment processes that can facilitate cooperative care. HealthManagement.org   spoke to Xavier Battle, the head of Marketing and Sales for the Digital Health Business Line for Siemens Healthineers, about the importance and benefits of connected care, the use... Read more

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Precision Therapies for Heterogeneous ARDS Patients

2021 20 Jul

ARDS is a heterogeneous syndrome rather than a distinct disease. It is this heterogeneity that often makes it difficult to study treatments for patients with ARDS. Literature on ARDS is rife with clinical trials that do not show any mortality benefit.   Recent evidence suggests different sub-phenotypes within the heterogeneous patient population.... Read more

Executive Health Management

PMWC 2021 Virtual

2021 14 Jun

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Precision Medicine and COVID-19

2021 18 May

Precision medicine has been an important goal in healthcare. Researchers have been focused on generating new disease subclassifications to maximise individualised treatment options. There have been many phenotypes, endotypes, and subtypes so that patients who demonstrate specific symptoms and fall into a specific subtype or phenotype can be treated... Read more

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NCI-Match - Largest Precision Medicine Cancer Trial

2020 19 Oct

Five years ago, the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) and National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, jointly launched the NCI-Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (NCI-MATCH or EAY131), the largest precision medicine cancer trial to date. The objective was to match genetic abnormalities driving patients'... Read more

Executive Health Management

How Far is the Future?

2020 29 Jan

Summary: Endless noise about new technologies in healthcare has providers struggling to find valuable tools among the vapourware. Conversations with thousands of providers, payers, and vendors can help us predict what healthcare will probably look like in 10 years. In healthcare, uncertainty about the future can yield damning apprehension or... Read more

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Volume 19 - Issue 4, Winter 2019/2020

2020 15 Jan

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The Future ICU

2020 15 Jan

Critical Care Medicine has existed for many years, but was only recognised as a specialty in the last 40 years or so. However, during this time, there has been a tremendous amount of change. Over the years, our understanding of different critical illnesses has improved, and our treatment strategies have become more effective. Technology has also played... Read more

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The Intersection of Big Data, AI, Precision & Predictive Medicine to Create the Future

2020 15 Jan

Over the next 50 years, critical care will evolve from a system that reacts to patient deterioration into a system that predicts and prevents these events. The application of real-time analytics to large-scale integrated ICU patient data will facilitate creation of learning healthcare systems and delivery of personalised and even predictive critical... Read more