Search Tag: public health

Cardiology Management

2017 20 Jul

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making national... Read more

Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 16 Feb

Healthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about seven strategies that hospital systems can employ to advance their clinical capabilities,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

2017 09 Feb

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical CapabiltiesHealthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about... Read more

Executive Health Management

Building the Future of Health

2016 08 Jan

Building the Future of Health is a large international conference that will take place in June 2016 in Groningen, the Netherlands. It marks a fundamental change in how we think about our built environment, public health and our healthcare system. Read more

IT Management

Social Media: Should Doctors and Patients Interact?

2015 01 Dec

Social media has dramatically altered the way many of us interact and connect with one another both personally and professionally. The widespread use of these new communication technologies, however, has created a number of potential ethical and legal challenges. This one question, for example: Is it okay to be Facebook friends with your doctor?  Two... Read more

ICU Management

Lessons from Ebola: Planning for Health Emergencies

2015 21 Jul

The Chicago Ebola Response Network's (CERN) response to the Ebola epidemic in 2014-2015 has provided a roadmap for how a regional public health network can anticipate and manage public health emergencies, according to a study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. CERN — composed of Rush University Medical Center, University of Chicago... Read more

Executive Health Management

Connections between Birth Month and Health

2015 13 Jun

Scientists at Columbia University have developed a computational method that investigates the relationship between birth month and disease risk. The algorithm was used to examine New York City medical databases and it found 55 diseases that correlated with the season of birth. The study determined that people born in May are at lowest risk of disease... Read more

Executive Health Management

30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015)

2015 23 Apr

Join us for the 30th International Papillomavirus Conference & Clinical Workshop (HPV 2015), to be held September 17-21 in Lisbon, Portugal. This exciting conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals in an international forum, enabling the exchange of the latest advances in both science and practice, within... Read more

Executive Health Management

Arab Health 2016

2015 22 Apr

The organisers of the Arab Health Congress are committed to ensuring that all of the scientific conferences presented as part of the event comprise of valuable and up-to-date topics that are relevant to the medical disciplines being addressed. They also aim to make sure that new advances, research and technologies are also highlighted to better inform... Read more

Executive Health Management

Health Awareness Days: Are They Really Effective?

2015 21 Apr

According to a peer-reviewed commentary published online in the American Journal of Public Health, health awareness days have not been appropriately scrutinised given the scale at which they have been embraced. Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, Assistant Professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health and Leah Roman, MPH, a public health consultant,... Read more