Search Tag: Europe

IMAGING Management

Cardiovascular Imaging in Europe - Who Does What?

2015 18 May

Demand for cardiovascular imaging (CVI) continues to increase due to changes in CV disease epidemiology and ageing of the population. However, reliable statistics on CVI practice in Europe are lacking. In 2013, the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the European Society of Cardiology conducted a survey to gather as much current... Read more

IT Management

European EHR Market Outlook: Country-Specific Models and Interoperability

2015 29 Jan

Electronic health record (EHR) technology and electronic prescribing of medications account for 30 percent of total healthcare IT spending in Europe, according to Frost & Sullivan. The company’s European Electronic Health Records Market study, which covers ambulatory and hospital EHR, estimates that the market will earn revenues as high as $3.69... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Strengthening EU's Regulatory System for Medicines

2014 19 Sep

A new report from Escher, the independent TI Pharma platform for regulatory innovation, shows that the current regulatory system for medicines in Europe can be used in a more efficient and effective manner. André Broekmans, chairman of Escher: “ Overall, the EU regulatory system operates well, however important recent changes had not yet been... Read more

Executive Health Management

Joan Peppard To Lead Hospital Pharmacists in Europe

2014 15 Jul

The next president of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) will be Joan Peppard, who will assume the role when Dr. Roberto Frontini’s association presidency ends in June 2015. Ms. Peppard was elected to the office in June during the EAHP’s General Assembly in Sofia, and is now serving as the organisation’s President-Elect. Her term... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Patient Safety Progress Report

2014 23 Jun

The European Commission has published a patient safety package detailing progress made in recent years and existing barriers yet to be overcome. The establishment of national programs for patient safety and the implementation of systems for reporting adverse events related to hospitalisation represent two of the most improved areas. Challenges remain... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: Radiology in Europe - How Are We Doing?

2014 09 Mar

The outlook for radiology in Europe is not all gloomy, but there are wide variations in staffing and reimbursement, according to a survey of European Society of Radiology (ESR) member national societies.  Professor Elisabeth Schouman-Claeys from Paris, France,  presented insights from the recent survey at the Management in Radiology session at... Read more

ICU Management

EU Funded Effort to Develop New Stroke Therapies

2013 01 Oct

The COUNTERSTROKE consortium led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet today (1 Oct., 2013)  initiates a six million Euro EU funded collaboration to develop novel therapeutics to treat stroke. Stroke and other conditions related to a decreased oxygen supply to the brain are the third most common cause of death in Europe. One out of three stroke incidents... Read more

IMAGING Management

Quest for Quality Driving Adoption of Computed and Digital Radiography in Europe

2013 20 May

The need to improve the efficiency and quality of X-ray examinations will drive healthcare facilities across Europe to install computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR) systems. The emergence of retrofit systems based on flat panel technology has popularised DR systems, and will sustain investments in the European computed and digital... Read more