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IMAGING Management

Supporting the next generation of doctors

2017 18 Oct

Summer school delegates gain some hands-on experience with the SonoSite instruments   FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to maintain its strong focus on supporting medical training and education, and recently supplied instruments for a series of ultrasound workshops at the Doctors Academy International Medical Summer School. On the 31st of July 2017, over... Read more

Health Management

Future of imaging

2017 19 Sep

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and what are his thoughts on future trends in imaging?Congratulations on being elected to the Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.... Read more

Health Management

Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders

2017 21 Aug

Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but at Healthmanagement.org we are most interested in exploring what Affidea is doing with training and education.   We spoke to Dr Rowland Illing, Affidea Chief Medical Officer, about this topic both in the clinical domain and in the more challenging area of leadership.   As a commercial... Read more

ICU Management

Embracing Emergency Ultrasound in Andalusia

2016 01 Nov

Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is playing an increasing role in emergency medicine, providing the tools to help physicians rapidly and efficiently assess a wide range of patients. Dr Alberto Ángel Oviedo García, an emergency medicine specialist at the Hospital de Valme in Seville, has been instrumental in developing the use of POC ultrasound in Andalusia,... Read more

Health Management

Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks

2016 25 Aug

What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in cybersecurity?   First, the wrong executives such as Chief Financial Officers are ‏in charge of IT and cybersecurity strategy in half US healthcare ‏organisations. One third have no cybersecurity executive on ‏staff. In too many organisations qualified cybersecurity executives... Read more

ICU Management

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

2016 30 May

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable tool in medicine and may fill a void in medical education curricula. Factors impacting CRM implementation into the clinical environment are identified.Human factors (HF) account for the majority of adverse events in highrisk environments, and human factors awareness is therefore essential.... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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Executive Health Management

OECD: Health Worker Number Rises, More Skills Needed

2016 21 Mar

The number of doctors and nurses has reached record levels among the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), according to the latest report by the economic group. The report suggests that countries should now reform their training and employment strategies to better respond to people’s changing health... Read more

ICU Management

Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

2016 11 Mar

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will provide an overview of how to accelerate adoption of bedside ultrasonography, based on experience in a large hospital system. Developing an evidence-based ultrasound training programme and the economic benefits of proven safety practices, such as ultrasound-guided central venous catheterisation... Read more

Health Management

2016 08 Feb

All organisations talk about service, but for healthcare organisations, service is everything. Fostering an exceptional service culture throughout your healthcare organisation can be a challenge, but it can be done.  In my book, Raising the Bar on Service Excellence, I talk about what it takes to get the people within the organisation to this level.... Read more