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IMAGING Management

High-Deductible Plans Linked to Lower Use of Imaging Tests

2016 15 Jan

Results of a new study indicate that high-deductible health plans may reduce all diagnostic imaging rather than helping physicians and patients choose high-value imaging. Researchers found that patients enrolled in such health plans use about 7.5 percent fewer diagnostic tests than patients without such plans. The findings are published online in the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lessons from Greek Crisis and Healthcare

2015 26 Jul

Mismanagement of the government-run healthcare system has been a significant contributor to Greece’s debt crisis, according to a health policy and management expert. A lack of accountability in the system helped create a culture of overtreatment and overspending, Dr. Martin "Marty" Makary, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, writes... Read more

Executive Health Management

18th European Health Forum Gastein 2015

2015 13 Apr

The EHFG is the leading health policy event in the EU and takes place annually. It provides a major platform for decision-makers in various fields of public health & health care. With its wide-ranging three-day programme, the EHFG offers an unparalleled opportunity to exchange information about a broad spectrum of contemporary health issues.  Read more

Executive Health Management

#ArabHealth 2015: Day 4 - Top Five Highlights

2015 29 Jan

Dr Mohammad Al Redha delivers keynote address on big data benefits on local public health policiesDr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, Health Data & Information Analysis Department, Health Policy & Strategy Sector, Non-Resident Fellow - Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dubai Health Authority, spoke today about the benefits of Big Data for Public... Read more


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