Search Tag: telemedicine

Affidea expands, Investing in Outpatient clinic in Italy, Through acquisition of Promea SpA

2022 10 Jan

Affidea , the largest European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services continues to invest in Italy and has today announced the 100% acquisition of Promea Center, a renowned outpatient provider in Piedmont region, Italy, specialized in outpatient services, day surgery and genetics. This acquisition is the first... Read more

Top Three Healthcare Trends for 2022

2022 05 Jan

Forbes recently published three healthcare trends expected to persist in 2022, which companies in the industry should consider to maintain a competitive advantage.   1.       Environment, Sustainability, and Governance Innovation The life science industry often turns to strategic initiatives to bring new therapies to market. To this end, they... Read more

Empowering Communities to Support Telemedicine and its Business Model

2021 01 Jun

The Telemedicine Community Readiness Tool proves its worth in supporting communities internationally on their journey towards expanded telemedicine use. Key Points Empowering communities, while preparing for long-term telemedicine implementation and use, is vital. It can encourage telemedicine deployment during ongoing waves of the... Read more

Healthcare 2021: Five Major Trends

2020 27 Nov

As might be expected, the focus of research and technological developments has shifted to tackling the lingering COVID-19 crisis. This includes trialling new vaccines to help prevent the coronavirus spread, developing simple apps for early detection of infection, and building ‘smart cities’ to better respond to future outbreaks.   You might... Read more

Imperatives for Rebuilding European Healthcare Systems Post-COVID-19

2020 11 May

How European healthcare systems can rebuild in the post-COVID-19 era. The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the very foundation on which the European healthcare system is based. So many revelations, so many regrets. To bring this into perspective, let us look at some hard numbers. At the time of writing this article, the novel coronavirus had infected... Read more

Virtual Consultations: Now or Never

2020 11 May

Summary: The use of virtual consultation and telemedicine is expanding rapidly due to the coronavirus crisis. Patients want to avoid hospitals and the health system prefers to keep non-infected patients away from hospitals to reduce congestion. Oliver Wyman consulting ensures that more than 50% of medical appointments worldwide have been provided... Read more

SFS: Priority Investment in Digital Transformation

2019 25 Nov

Digitalisation of healthcare helps to improve patient outcomes in a cost-efficient way. Therefore, healthcare providers widely view it as a way to cope with the increasing demand for healthcare services, caused by aging populations, rising levels of chronic diseases and general changes in lifestyles. New research from Siemens Financial... Read more

Mind the Gap: Tackling Staff Shortages

2019 23 Jul

A shortage of health workers is not just a problem of the developed, wealthy countries which often have to stretch their healthcare resources to meet the demands of growing elderly populations. The problem is prevalent in most countries of the world. In India, for example, there is a shortage of over 3.9 million doctors and nurses.   In addition... Read more

4 Ways to Streamline ER Use

2016 18 Jan

In a commentary published in Becker's Hospital Review , Chis Van Goder, the CEO of Scripp's Health highlights that emergency departments face the  problem of increased load of non-emergency patients.  Despite the fact that hospitals and healthcare systems have been consistently expanding or building new emergency departments, they are still not... Read more