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Executive Health Management

American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2019

2019 27 Oct

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Executive Health Management

2019 22 Aug

  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

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IFAD 2019

2019 29 May

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IT Management

Robots to train surgeons for intricate procedures

2018 29 Aug

A "new age of surgery" is coming to Australia with the establishment of a robot academy that will train surgeons to perform certain cancer procedures on hard-to-reach and small spaces in the body. Robotics surgery is already being used in the treatment of prostate cancer but has also been harnessed for gynaecological procedures, as well as ear,... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to reduce surgery times: stick to the same op

2018 27 Mar

A new study of trained surgeons in the UK shows a strong relationship between the order of surgical procedures and duration of operation. Repeating the same procedure in a list resulted in shorter operating times, while switching between different procedures resulted in increased operating times, according to the findings published in the British Journal... Read more

IMAGING Management

Augmented reality helps surgeons reconnect blood vessels

2018 27 Feb

New research shows that using augmented reality in the operating theatre could help surgeons to improve the outcome of reconstructive surgery for patients.   In a series of procedures carried out by a team at Imperial College London at St Mary’s Hospital, researchers have shown for the first time how surgeons can use Microsoft HoloLens... Read more

Executive Health Management

Disruptive Docs and Bad Surgical Outcomes

2017 21 Feb

A Vanderbilt-led study published in JAMA Surgery indicates that surgeons who are rude and disrespectful to patients are more likely to make mistakes in the operating room. Researchers found that patients treated by misbehaving doctors had 14 percent more complications in the 30 days after their surgeries than patients who were treated by surgeons who... Read more

Executive Health Management

AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 01 Mar

The AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting is Focused on You. Only here can you customize a unique educational experience, selected from an unparalleled array of topics, learning styles, and expert viewpoints. Annual Meeting Committee Chair Paul Tornetta III, MD, and his team have created an exceptional program. Along with their respective committees, Central Program... Read more