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Health Management

2021 in Healthcare: Snowballing into Future

2021 15 Feb

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, digitalisation in healthcare has become as important as probably never before. Its upgraded role spans across a multitude of areas, from blockchain applications and smart hospitals to patient data protection and vaccine logistics. An expert provides an overview of the most promising trends and technologies... Read more

Health Management

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccine Traceability

2021 15 Feb

A recent paper (Vander Stichele et al. 2020) published in Vaccine highlighted the need for global monitoring of vaccine use (who was inoculated with which vaccine product, where and when) as well as its safety and effectiveness. HealthManagement.org asked the authors about the challenges of implementing such system in practice and possible measures... Read more

Executive Health Management

Securing Trust In The Global COVID-19 Supply Chain

2021 28 Jan

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Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 10, 2020

2020 30 Nov

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Health Management

Pregnancy, COVID-19, and Hope for a New Vaccine

2020 30 Nov

Key Points  For the past 10 months, COVID-19 has spread rapidly, debilitating communities, plummeting economies, and killing 1.3 million people worldwide. According to the CDC, pregnant women are at higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes compared with non-pregnant women. Immunisations are especially important in pregnancy, to ensure... Read more

IMAGING Management

Game Changer: COVID-19 Vaccine Offers 90% Protection

2020 11 Nov

According to the latest reports, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries and shows 90% protection within seven days after the second dose.   The vaccine, which has been tested in participants in the U.S., Germany, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa and Turkey, could be a real game-changer in... Read more

ICU Management

Better Planning of COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

2020 02 Oct

The world is desperate for a reliable vaccine against COVID-19. However, the pressure for such rapid introduction could lead to deployment of a vaccine that may be weakly effective.   In order to avoid this from happening, three issues must be considered when planning COVID-19 vaccine trials. These include proof of vaccine efficacy and worthwhile... Read more

ICU Management

Challenges and Management in Italy and Lessons Learned

2020 19 May

Prof. Maurizio Cecconi is the President-Elect of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). He is also the Head of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department at Istituto Clinico Humanitas and a full professor of Anaesthesia and ICU at the Humanitas University. Prof. Cecconi has worked in different healthcare systems, including the... Read more

IT Management

Join the Fight Against COVID-19 with Your PC

2020 21 Apr

The battle against the COVID-19 contagion highlights the heroic efforts of healthcare professionals and other frontline workers. As these heroes bravely perform their duties, those of us sheltered at home can do our share in helping find a cure to this infectious disease.      You might also like: Witty to Help WHO with COVID-19 Vaccine Development... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Powerful Anti-HIV Agent Can Work in a Vaccine

2015 23 Feb

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate that is so potent and universally effective that it could possibly work as part of an unconventional vaccine. The remarkable research involved scientists from more than a dozen research institutions and has been published in the journal... Read more