Search Tag: precision medicine

Executive Health Management

Top of Mind 2020: Patient Engagement, Data Analytics and Precision Medicine

2019 19 Nov

With the ongoing transition to value-based care, the importance of technology is growing, for patient engagement increase, data management for informed decision-making and introduction of more effective treatments. However, the advancement of all these is complicated by limited resources and lack of reimbursement. Such are the conclusions of the... Read more

Cardiology Management

All-in-One Pill Reduces Blood Pressure

2019 23 Sep

A combination pill containing three medications used to tackle high blood pressure and one used for high cholesterol was found to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by 25%.   The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), assessed the effectiveness of atorvastatin, amlodipine, losartan and hydrochlorothiazide in polypill... Read more

Executive Health Management

Monitor Me!

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

The Future of Cardiovascular Disease Treatment and Management

2019 26 Aug

Arthur M. Feldman, MD, PhD, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, has been recognised with the 2019 Distinguished Scientist Award-Basic Domain by the American College of Cardiology. Prof. Feldman has received this honour due to his contribution towards improving cardiovascular health and... 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

IMAGING Management

AI Tool Uses Radiology Reports for Cancer Outcomes

2019 30 Jul

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool which is just as effective as their human counterparts in gathering information on cancer progression from unstructured radiology reports. The study published in JAMA Oncology showed how AI could not only distinguish cancer presence and the outcomes... 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

Sex and gender in medicine

2019 22 May

The need for more attention to how sex and gender influences healthcare   Healthcare has not been immune to the gender gap, but the implications go deeper than one would expect.   Biological differences between males and females have a profound impact on how we approach their healthcare needs in terms of pathophysiology and treatment for... Read more

Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more