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Executive Health Management

2022 22 Jul

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last week I did my first shift in a little private hospital in my hometown. When I arrived on the ward, I called in at the Sister's office. As I headed towards her door, I realised I was the only nurse wearing a mask. I was still in my civilian clothes, and as I said, my mask was... Read more

IMAGING Management

2022 05 Jul

Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Liberty Hospital  The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System improves diagnostic confidence because of lesion conspicuity and a wide expanse of shades of grey that is not found in other ultrasound units. It is very important to accurately know what one sees on... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 01 Jul

I have lymphoma. Is that my problem or that of my physician? Or perhaps the problem of research and industry? It is indeed my problem and I need my physician badly. She can only do her work when good science is being done and when the healthcare industry provides her with the right treatments. There is a lot of work and cooperation that needs to happen,... Read more

IMAGING Management

2022 29 Jun

Dr. med. Bettina Wolfgarten, Specialist in radiology, Wolfgarten Radiology, Bonn Germany   Views and opinions expressed here in by third parties alone and do not necessarily reflect those of Hologic.   A biopsy with the Brevera is like the lights suddenly going on when you're driving in a tunnel. It makes a huge difference to actually... Read more

IT Management

2022 01 Jun

The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs and demands for convenience and speed at the centre, which is why investing in custom software solutions is such a popular business strategy today. But digitisation in healthcare is so much more than just a passing trend. Instead, it is a vital ingredient of the success of each healthcare... Read more

IT Management

2022 09 May

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 05 May

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person appointment with a primary care physician, but being seen often takes days or weeks. As a consequence of the evolution of information technology infrastructure, the ability to deliver digital access to healthcare services has developed. The advantages are many, including eliminating... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 29 Apr

Herbert Staehr serves as Global Head of Transforming Care Delivery for Siemens Healthineers, driving the company’s activities and messaging around delivering high-value care. In this capacity, he develops and executes programmes and outreach strategies aimed at healthcare providers around the world, as well as stakeholders in every branch of the healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 14 Apr

My dear readers, It is time for thoughts from the island again. It’s time for the nurse’s thoughts! I wanted to share with you all that, as a staff nurse, I still work on COVID-19 wards. I risked it and flew to the Canary Islands in March for sunshine and switching-off time. I needed the urge of summer like a sunflower. I thought in my ‘naïve’... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 06 Apr

On 11 November 2021, Inspire2Live organised a congress in Amsterdam to determine the best patient screening, diagnosis, and treatment techniques for prostate cancer and how we can offer them to everyone. How can we quickly implement evidence-based innovations to improve quality of life for all patients with prostate cancer? Implementation still happens... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 09 Feb

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island of Great Britain. I hope you had an excellent and HEALTHY start to the new year! The first month is over, and another eleven are ahead of us. I am sure we all know that the next few months will be pretty challenging for all of us.   I missed my January article for some good reasons. Well,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2022 04 Feb

When Inspire2Live organised its first Annual Congress in 2011, José Baselga was one of the speakers, and he opened his speech with the following statement: “We are not meant to be here for 1- or 2-months’ life extension. We can do better!” It was a powerful statement for patients and oncology researchers alike. For patients, because we all... Read more

ICU Management

2022 21 Jan

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 15 Dec

The World Health Organization labelled the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 a ‘variant of concern’ because of its potential to evade immunity conferred by prior infection and the current COVID-19 vaccines. These vaccines are directed against previous versions of the spike protein, which the virus uses to enter human cells. The possibility... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 05 Dec

Dear Readers,   We are coming to the end of another challenging year. Another 12 months are almost over.   What a year it was for us all and what years are ahead of us!   As you all might know by now, I am a quite up-beat person writing about ANDRA TUTTO BENE (Everything will be alright). But hey-ho, the last Saturday before the 1 st... Read more

IT Management

2021 05 Dec

In 2014, Stephen Hawking had warned that ‘the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race’. 1 A bold statement indeed, but if we focus on the term ‘full’, we’ll understand that if not designed properly, certain level of autonomy that could be difficult to control and can be extremely damaging to fundamental... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 10 Nov

Vlad Vahromovs is an accomplished tech executive with over 15 years of executive leadership experience delivering cutting-edge solutions to industry giants, He is the CEO of Intellectsoft , the technology partner of Fortune 500 companies including EY, Nestle, and Jaguar. Vlad holds modern courses degrees from Stanford and Erasmus University Rotterdam.... Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 04 Nov

In our world live 7.8 billion people. Pharma only focuses on cancer treatments for 1.6 billion people. How can the other 6.2 billion people hold no interest for pharma? Even from a commercial perspective, it is unwise to neglect these people. And don’t say that there is no profit possible in low- and middle-income countries. Pharma can turn a profit... Read more

IT Management

2021 29 Oct

Towards a metahealth industry?  The announcement by Mark Zuckerberg on October 28, 2021 that Facebook would become an entity called “meta” has triggered an immediate interest about the possibilities of the inclusion of healthcare in such ecosystem.   At this stage, most people in the tech world are aware of the notion of metaverse:... Read more

IMAGING Management

2021 20 Oct

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and the medical industry is proven to be beneficial as it continues to pave the way for innovative technologies.  By bringing expert opinions to the table, we can explore patient safety and infection prevention, discussing what can further be done to improve the endoscopic field. Sparked... Read more