Search Tag: COVID-19 pandemic

Executive Health Management

Major Healthcare Impacts of COVID-19

2022 21 Dec

“Health at a Glance: Europe 2022” outlines the impact of the pandemic on health services across Europe, from primary care to hospital treatment, and the disruptions this placed on the care delivered to non-COVID-19 patients.    The pandemic and the measures implemented to prevent transmission of the virus led to an unprecedented decline in people’s... 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

Siemens Healthineers and UNICEF Partner to Help Improve Access to Healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa

2022 17 Feb

Siemens Healthineers and UNICEF enter a partnership to help optimize Point-of-Care (POC) diagnostics networks The partnership is designed to strengthen health systems strained by the protracted COVID-19 pandemic and foster community engagement Siemens Healthineers and the United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF today announced a partnership... Read more

Decision Support

ED Decision Support for Discharging Suspected COVID-19 Patients

2022 11 Feb

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers recently evaluated the performance of a prognostic clinical decision-making tool to facilitate emergency department discharges of suspected COVID-19 patients. The University of Minnesota developed this logistic regression tool to alleviate some of the stress that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA President Urges Radiology to Refine Itself

2021 30 Nov

RSNA President, Dr Mary Mahoney, at RSNA 2021’s opening session Sunday afternoon, urged radiology to use lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic to refine itself as a ‘value-based, service-oriented specialty’.   Dr Mahoney’s lecture focused on using the lessons learnt from the COVID-19 crisis to move forward. The pandemic uncovered weaknesses in... Read more

ICU Management

Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests

2021 20 Oct

Background  Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more

Health Management

Show Me the Money

2021 20 Oct

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe. Healthcare systems are facing significant financial challenges in terms of lost revenue, resource shortages, and increased healthcare costs. Never before has there been a greater need to focus on planning and budgeting, identifying reasons for the lack of preparedness by the healthcare sector,... Read more

Health Management

Establishing Digitally Enabled Healthcare – The Need to Move From High Touch to Relevant Touch

2021 20 Oct

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the true power of digital in healthcare. But while technology has helped, it cannot replace the power of human contact. The benefits of digital health cannot be denied but it is also important to establish digitally enabled healthcare while prioritising the human touch. Key Points  In healthcare, one... Read more

ICU Management

Sedana Medical Presents at ESICM

2021 30 Sep

Sedana Medical AB (publ) has announces that the company will hold a scientific symposium at ESICM Lives 2021, the annual congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Additional data on inhaled sedation will also be presented at the congress. ESICM Lives 2021 will be held digitally October 3-6 and Sedana Medical will arrange a scientific... Read more