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  • Regular GP review improves patient care

    A survey of thousands of GPs reveals nine in 10 family doctors say their annual work appraisal - a regular review of each GPs performance, carried out by a senior doctor - has helped them to improve p...


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    https://www.england.nhs.uk/2019/07/regular-gp-review-improves-patient-care/6735
  • Digital health funding in first half of 2019 hits record $5.1B: report

    Global venture capital funding for digital health companies in the first half of 2019 hit $5.1 billion with 318 deals, the highest amount raised in the first six months of a year so far, according to ...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/digital-health-funding-first-half-2019-hits-record-5-1b-report6736
  • Healthy Living Can Cut Odds for Alzheimer's in People at Genetic Risk

    MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer s disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows.The s...


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    https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-07-15/healthy-living-can-cut-odds-for-alzheimers-in-people-at-genetic-risk6730
  • Dance Your Way to Better Health

    MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Two very different studies show that dancing is more than just fun. It can keep your mind sharp and your heart healthy.The first was done in the United Kingdo...


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    https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-07-15/dance-your-way-to-better-health6731
  • Value-based healthcare – what it means for Thailand

    With a well-developed private healthcare sector and reputation as a regional medical tourism hub, Thailand could potentially could tap on these advantages in moving towards a value-based healthcare sy...


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    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/asia-pacific/value-based-healthcare-what-it-means-thailand6725
  • HUDSON COUNTY HOSPITALS FACING NEW CRITICISM OVER FINANCIAL PRACTICES

    A trio of for-profit hospitals in Hudson County is again facing criticism for its financial operations, this time from New Jersey s largest healthcare union, which has raised a red flag over the likel...


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    https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/07/11/hudson-county-hospitals-facing-new-criticism-over-financial-practices/6726
  • Hospitals block ‘surprise billing’ measure in California

    Citing fierce pushback from hospitals, California lawmakers sidelined a bill Wednesday that would have protected some patients from surprise medical bills by limiting how much hospitals could charge t...


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    https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190711/Hospitals-block-e28098surprise-billinge28099-measure-in-California.aspx6720
  • Biden calling ACA ‘breakthrough’ for mental health parity highlights gaps

    In a sit-down interview with CNN, 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden touted the Obama administration's passage of the Affordable Care Act, asserting...


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    https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190711/Biden-calling-ACA-e28098breakthroughe28099-for-mental-health-parity-highlights-gaps.aspx6721
  • ABB brings robotics to new healthcare hub at Texas Medical Center

    ABB, a vendor specializing in electrification, industrial automation, motion, and robotics and discrete automation, will install advanced collaborative robotics for medical laboratories and hospitals,...


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    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/abb-brings-robotics-new-healthcare-hub-texas-medical-center6715

EVENTS

Conferences

Intensive care nursing recruitment day

INTENSIVE CARE NURSING RECRUITMENT DAY

July 18-18, 2019
We are excited to be hosting an open day for nurses considering a career in intensive care. 
We are proud of our excellent services and outstanding teamwork. We provide excellent training and development opportunities that include:
automatic enrolment in our ‘foundation to c...

2nd International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases

2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OBESITY AND CHRONIC DISEASES

July 18-19, 2019
ME Conferences extends warm welcome to International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Disease on March 11-12, 2019 Bali, Indonesia with a theme “Novel Therapeutics and Dietary Management for Obesity & Chronic Diseases”. Participating at Chronic Obesity 2019 will provide with an exce...

ENT plastic surgery recruitment open day

ENT PLASTIC SURGERY RECRUITMENT OPEN DAY

July 19-19, 2019
We are excited to be hosting an open day for nurses considering a career in ENT. We welcome interest from nurses from all backgrounds, previous experience in ENT is by no means essential.10 South is a dynamic 23-bed acute surgical ward. We provide high quality care and a supportive environment for p...

14th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies

14TH WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHCARE & TECHNOLOGIES

July 22-23, 2019
Hear Explore and learn the latest research. Present before distinguished global audience. Collaborate, build partnerships and experience Rome. Join the global academic community. Conference Series llc Ltd  in conjunction with its institutional partners and Editorial Board Members are delighted ...

2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 AANS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

April 22-26, 2017
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The theme for the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting is Neurosurgery: A World of Innovation. In addition to highlighting the latest in neurosurgical science and practice, this meeting explores the educational and technological advances that are transf...

Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

February 18-18, 2017
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This FREE educational event – featuring both UC Health and national pancreatic cancer experts – will include sessions on: Latest developments in pancreatic cancer research, screening, evaluation and treatment, Survivorship care and stress management strategies, Personalized treatment app...

4th Annual USC Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

4TH ANNUAL USC MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

January 28-28, 2017
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Since the 1950s we have been producing tools that harness the power of X-ray energy to benefit humankind. In recent decades, we have pioneered developments in the fields of radiotherapy, radiosurgery, X-ray tube technology, digital image detectors, cargo screening, and non-destructive testing. We ha...

War on Cancer 2016

WAR ON CANCER 2016

December 06-06, 2016
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The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2016 will explore solutions to the mismatch in progress and delivery in cancer care across Europe. We'll bring you innovative approaches to cancer prevention and treatment, solutions to overcome shortcomings in delivery and examples of best practices and o...

 

Webinars

JUL 17, 2019 | 9.00 AM
DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF VIRAL INFECTIONS IN THE TRANSPLANT POPULATION
Viral infections, including those caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and BK virus (BKV) are an important cause of morbidity and mortality among transplant recipients. Recent advances in laboratory testing for these viruses have enhanced our ability to rapidly diagnos...
JUL 17, 2019 | 01:00 PM
TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE IT WITH HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS
The healthcare industry is under pressure to transform IT operations in the face of new technologies and increased regulation. As healthcare organizations work hard to simplify operations and add new applications and services, legacy IT infrastructure is no longer able to meet their needs....
JUL 17, 2019
HFMA LONDON BRANCH SUCCESSFULLY LEADING & MANAGING CHANGE
If youre to get better at leading and managing change this workshop is for you.
By the end of this workshop you will: Be better equipped to deliver successful change
Understand the key drivers for changeAppreciate some of the best and worst change
Know the key variable...
JUL 18, 2019
ALTRUISM MATTERS HOW VOLUNTEERISM IMPROVES EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING
There is a strong connection between emotional and physical health. By addressing both emotional and physical health risks you can improve a persons overall health. Research has shown that volunteering may be an unconventional but effective way to improve employees’ emotional health ...
JUL 18, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE WAY FORWARD
Join APHA and the National Environmental Health Partnership Council for a conversation on environmental justice, racism, and resources available to communities, practitioners and the public. The webinar also will highlight various partnerships working to create awareness and address racism...
JUL 23, 2019 | 9.00 AM
EMPOWERING TIPS TO NAVIGATE CANCER
Cancer changes your focus on your physical needs, financial status, family dynamics, friends’ roles and how you view your future. Get tips on how to regain control of your life.

ACTIVE SHOOTER: NEW GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKPLACE INCIDENTS
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Workplace violence, and specifically active shooter incidents are a real threat for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Healthcare professionals could be faced with difficult decisions about leaving patients who may not be able to evacuate themselves. Emergency preparedness managers need ...
BEYOND THE EHR: CULTIVATING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & LOYALTY THROUGH CRM
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Many healthcare organizations initially looked to their EHRs and patient portals to support patient engagement, but are now realizing these technologies are not the complete answer. But if they're not, then what is? Enter Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, relationship-bas...
WHY YOUR HOSPITAL NEEDS ACUTE INPATIENT REHABILITATION TO SUCCEED IN VALUE-BASED CARE
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Value-based care presents a number of challenges to today's operating models. In order to succeed in the new environment, it is imperative to understand the role your post-acute assets play, and how to manage rehabilitation programs within it. Learn how a well-managed inpatient rehabil...
OPPORTUNITIES IN HOME RESPIRATORY CARE – SPONSORED BY DRIVE MEDICAL
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Four respiratory/home care experts discussed the current state of the home respiratory care industry and offered their expertise and advice on how hospitals, home care providers, and individual RTs can benefit.
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Please join this discussion on encounter-based care and how it is shaping Enterprise Imaging requirements across the care continuum. We'll compare ideas on how and where a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) can help improve outcomes through more informed decisions at the patient’s point of care....
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Some organizations are moving beyond the preliminary stages of vendor neutral archive start-up. This session will highlight three recent enterprise imaging challenges - and solutions - at a large regional medical center. During this webinar, you’ll learn: How this large regional player fac...

RESOURCES

People use health care services for many reasons: to cure illnesses and health conditions, to mend breaks and tears, to prevent or delay future health care problems, to reduce pain and increase qualit...

The medical profession was justified in celebrating this spring’s Congressional action to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. However, the hard-fought victory, while sweet, come...

A defining test of President Barack Obama’s second term, and domestic policy legacy as a President of the United States, is upon the nation. Nearly three years after initial enactment in 2010, t...

With nearly 125,000 pages worth of Medicare regulations governing the U.S. healthcare system, physicians are confronted with overwhelming regulatory burdens that continue to erode their practice of me...

Although coverage for 30 million Americans represents a significant ambition, a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare system is also causing challenges and concerns. The consolidation of regional hospital ...

Making it simple, however, is far from simple. Humana alone has more than 10 million beneficiaries, a network of 600,000 providers, and many different insurance plans. Health information technology, o...

Aurora Health Care provides not-for-profit healthcare services to the people of East Wisconsin in the United States. As well as its 113 permanent health care sites, the organization also offers servic...

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin healthcare provider. Founded in 1987 following the affiliation of two Milwaukee hospitals three years earlier, Aurora now encompasses 250 sites, includ...

Health care reform starts with the need to control costs. Without cost-control, the system isn’t sustainable, no matter how the delivery system is organized or who pays the bills. But nobody wan...