Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2019

One of the most important and challenging leadership roles within healthcare is the Chief Medical Executive. As senior physicians tasked with providing leadership to increasingly diverse medical staffs during times of unrivaled challenge and uncertainty, the leadership style of a CME is absolutely essential for stability and sustained success. This event is focused on the Read more about Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2019[…]

Actions in support of the International Consortium for Personalised Medicine

Specific Challenge: Personalised Medicine is a very broad and multifaceted area where success relies on a well-functioning collaboration between several disciplines and different actors. While great advances have been made in some fields of medicine, in particular in stratification of cancer patients and in addressing rare diseases, most of today’s healthcare protocols do not include Read more about Actions in support of the International Consortium for Personalised Medicine[…]

Researchers explore essential cell behavior with crystal sensor

A team of scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health has developed a new tool to monitor under a microscope how cells attach to an adjacent substrate. Studying adhesion events can help researchers understand how tissues grow, how diseases spread, and how stem cells differentiate into more specific cell types. The method provides high-resolution Read more about Researchers explore essential cell behavior with crystal sensor[…]

Philips HealWell lighting system developed for supporting sleep and improving experience, comfort and satisfaction in healthcare facilities

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced its third generation Philips HealWell lighting system that is specifically developed to support sleep and improve patients’ and staff’s experience, comfort and satisfaction in healthcare facilities. The system uses innovative dynamic lighting recipes that support patients’ biorhythms during the day with a Read more about Philips HealWell lighting system developed for supporting sleep and improving experience, comfort and satisfaction in healthcare facilities[…]

Restoring damaged organs back to health

Healing damaged cells and organs and developing induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) for clinical use – these are the aims of the new Max Planck Center in Guangzhou, China. The Max Planck – GIBH Joint Center for Regenerative Biomedicine brings together leading researchers from two German Max Planck Institutes and outstanding scientists from the Guangzhou Read more about Restoring damaged organs back to health[…]

Automated health tracking can significantly improve long-term health engagement

Walgreens announced findings from a collaborative study with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) suggesting that automated health tracking can significantly improve long-term health engagement. The study examined utilization patterns of participants in Walgreens Balance Rewards for healthy choices® (BRhc), an industry leading, self-monitoring program that allows members to track health activities and receive incentives Read more about Automated health tracking can significantly improve long-term health engagement[…]

Key recommendations on protecting smart hospitals

ENISA presents a study that sets the scene on information security for the adoption of IoT in Hospitals. The study which engaged information security officers from more than ten hospitals across the EU, depicts the smart hospital ICT ecosystem; and through a risk based approach focuses on relevant threats and vulnerabilities, analyses attack scenarios, and Read more about Key recommendations on protecting smart hospitals[…]

What is EU Research and Innovation doing to support Health and Wellbeing?

Health is wealth, as the old saying goes. True not only for individuals but also for us all; a healthy workforce is a prerequisite for a healthy economy and a healthy population means lower public health bills. Yet many challenges need to be addressed to grant everybody’s legitimate wish for a long, happy and healthy Read more about What is EU Research and Innovation doing to support Health and Wellbeing?[…]

Innovative care delivery model leverages continuous biosensor monitoring

PhysIQ and Vital Connect, Inc. today announced an initiative to evaluate how clinician visits to home, when coupled with advanced continuous patient monitoring, can potentially replace hospitalizations for common medical admissions. This pilot is taking place at Partners HealthCare Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and being led by David Levine, MD MA, a physician at BWH. The Partners Read more about Innovative care delivery model leverages continuous biosensor monitoring[…]

Wearables revolutionize healthcare too – ECG measurement in the comfort of your home

The new generation of health wearables make it possible to monitor the health of our heart and cardiovascular system and get an early warning of any possible risks  Just like making a phone call from a phone booth has become history, the days when you needed to visit your GP for a check-up each time you Read more about Wearables revolutionize healthcare too – ECG measurement in the comfort of your home[…]

Visier Launches New Applied Big Data Solution for Healthcare Providers

Visier, the leader in Workforce Intelligence, today announced the launch of a new Applied Big Data solution for healthcare providers. VisierTM Workforce Intelligence for Healthcare includes workforce analytics and planning capabilities that are purpose-built to meet the specific needs of healthcare providers — including connecting workforce dynamics to patient satisfaction and outcomes. “The healthcare industry Read more about Visier Launches New Applied Big Data Solution for Healthcare Providers[…]