Search Tag: primary care

Cardiology Management

Primary Care Vital for Patients With Stroke

2021 20 Jul

Stroke is a complex disease with multiple causes, treatments and consequences. The American Heart Association reports that nearly 80,000 adults in the U.S. will have a new stroke each year. Out of these, 10% will die within 30 days. Figures also show that approximately 5% of patients younger than 55 years of age at the time of stroke and 40% over 85... Read more

Executive Health Management

Executive Workshop – Value-based Primary Care - EHMA

2021 15 Feb

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Executive Health Management

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

2020 19 Nov

New research shows that, in the primary care setting, both patients and practitioners perceive patient safety more in terms of work functions, which reflect grouping of tasks or responsibilities in delivery of care.   You might also like: Future of Patient Safety: What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic   In this study (Lai... Read more

Health Management

New Health Care Delivery

2020 22 Oct

New care-delivery models should include screening, preventive check-ups and follow-up of patients with chronic diseases. All specialties, including radiology, need to be involved. This will involve significant investment, practice reorganisation and systems that are high-value based and patient-centred. This will require coordination and organisation... Read more

IMAGING Management

After 5pm your doc may not screen you for cancer

2019 28 May

A new study endeavoured to research whether breast and colorectal cancer screening are related to the time of day a patient visits their primary care clinician. As part of this quality improvement study shows, both clinical ordering and patient completion of cancer screening tests decreased later in the day. The study published in JAMA found that... Read more

IMAGING Management

AI powers radiologists

2019 06 Feb

Executive Summary Artificial intelligence ( AI ) is clearly the new trend in automation. This article, "The AI-powered radiologist" , authored by Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio , a radiologist at the Servicio de Radiología, Hospital Universitario de A Coruña (Spain), highlights the advances in AI technology that will propel a revolution in... Read more

IMAGING Management

Growing student interest in radiology amidst AI fears

2019 06 Feb

The importance of artificial intelligence ( AI ) is ever increasing in healthcare, especially in enhancing the accuracy of diagnostic tools and disease risk predictive models. Radiology is said to be among the medical specialities most primed to incorporate AI into clinician workflow. It's no wonder that conversations about AI replacing radiologists... Read more

Executive Health Management

HETT 2019

2019 01 Oct

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IT Management

Can a bot take over primary care?

2018 04 Jul

Babylon boasts that its artificial intelligence bot performs better than human doctors at a medical exam. Not surprisingly, such claims have elicited doubts and protests from practitioners and medical groups.  For starters, the Royal College of General Practitioners contends that no app or algorithm will be able to do what a GP does.  "An... Read more

Executive Health Management

Primary care specialists urge GCC residents to consult general practitioners & avoid self-diagnosis

2018 08 Jan

- 41% of GCC residents go directly to a specialist when they fall ill, reveals survey commissioned by Arab Health 2018 - Only 34% of survey respondents in the GCC visit a general practitioner (GP) A recent survey commissioned by  Arab Health 2018  – the largest exhibition for healthcare and trade professionals... Read more