Search Tag: wellness

IT Management

Google Acquires Fitbit

2019 11 Nov

Tech giant Google's formal purchase of Fitbit, the world's second largest wearable maker, in a deal worth $2.1 billion, finally put an end to a month of rumours.   In a blog post announcing the acquisition, Google's SVP of devices and services, Rick Osterloh, wrote the company sees "an opportunity to invest even more in Wear OS as well... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologist Burnout

2019 23 Oct

Physician burnout is a major health issue affecting not only radiologists but also other medical practitioners. A Medscape survey (January 2019) of 15,000+ doctors reveals an overall physician burnout rate of 44%, with urologists self-reporting the most burnout at 54% and radiologists placing a notch higher than the average at 45%.   Burnout... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lions Health 2019: Creativity and Innovation in Healthcare

2019 26 Aug

Lions Health 2019 has offered new insights and discussions on how creativity is being embraced by the healthcare industry.   Over two days, Lions Health 2019 offered new insights and fresh ideas on how creativity can be applied to improve healthcare through focussed discussion and knowledge. This year’s agenda included first-of-its-kind creativity covering... Read more

IMAGING Management

Dealing with radiologists burnout

2019 03 Apr

Loathing your work, exhaustion, depersonalisation, feeling insignificant, struggling to find the will to get out of bed, addiction and suicide are symptoms of the growing global epidemic: burnout . Radiologists specifically experience high levels of burnout and this nasty trend is only getting worse. In a much needed effort to help address burnout... Read more

Executive Health Management

Integrated, risk-based care for South Africa: Intercare Group focuses on value and innovation

2018 23 May

Primary care and wellness centres, dedicated units for sub-acute care and rehabilitation, as well as ambulatory day surgery centres, are key components of the Intercare Group’s healthcare model in South Africa.   The patient-centred organisation structures its services around the health status and needs of a patient and not merely the traditional... Read more