COVID-19 and the Impact on Healthcare Education

Being a healthcare provider compels a continuous learning journey for one to stay up to date. From acquiring the necessary medical knowledge and skills to practise medicine, to gathering the expertise to build up professionalism and competence in one’s field of practice. The knowledge goes beyond maintaining competence. To increase patient outcomes, improve patient experience in healthcare and safety/ overall quality, and answer today’s health challenges, one must keep-up with…

European Respiratory Society Congress 2020 Online Brand Buzz Performance

7 Sep - 9 Sep 2020 The first ever virtual European Respiratory Society International Congress took place in September, when it also marked ERS's 30th anniversary. The event welcomed over 33,000 delegates. 450 scientific and educational sessions were presented. Once again the Congress showcased excellence across the entire field of respiratory medicine and enabled the respiratory community to connect, share the latest scientific data and access high-quality educational opportunities. Activity…

Health Providers: Impact & Priorities in the Post-Pandemic World

Health providers are exploring efficient options to resume standard operations (e.g. elective procedures) and respond to the newly established patient needs. The latter has driven significant changes in the primary care delivery. From current efforts of the diagnostic industry in dealing with the pandemic to reshaping basic flaws in the health system and taking precautions to be in a better position when planning for another crisis, this article not only…

Patient Feedback in Healthcare: EU Hospitals During COVID-19

COVID-19 changed everyone’s dynamic. From patients not being able to undergo elective procedures, to hospitals staying at the brink of exhaustion due to the shortage of personnel and vital ventilator machinery. Patient feedback in healthcare is on the rise. We scraped Google Reviews for honest patient experience feedback. That was the most efficient way to compare how things have changed from a patient’s perspective prior and after the coronavirus outbreak.…

Quantity to Quality: Healthcare Value-Based Contracting

Healthcare needs evolve. Thus everyone looks for new ways to utilise value-based healthcare with prime focus on quality and value over quantity. How is the health domain’s traditional system changing and which macrotrends are driving the shift? Which are the main benefits and what to expect the relationship between stakeholders within the healthcare domain to look like? TABLE OF CONTENTS Traditional Contracting System > Value-Based Contracting & Major Trends It…

Reshaping Hospital Care Model in Times of Crisis

The pandemic pushed healthcare systems to their limits. Priorities changed. New trends emerged as the healthcare industry dynamics shift every day. Telehealth is flourishing, while elective procedures are being halted. What’s the hospitals’ response and the implications on the MedTech industry? TABLE OF CONTENTS Elective Procedures > Teleservices > Supply Pact With MedTech > ASC’s Key Role in the Return of Elective Care > The Way Forward > MedTech Virtual…