Healthcare management

Healthcare management has huge demand these days as it really helps in managing a hospital or a medical office. The scope of Healthcare Management systems is increasing by each day and it is true for the entire world. Healthcare Management solutions are more than one factor that contributes to the increasing demand in the healthcare sector. Some of these solutions include improved awareness about Healthcare Management services, health policies and enhancement in the demand for world class health care facilities in Hospital management Asia. In an ever-changing world, healthcare management is essential to compete in the industry in providing better care to patients.

BUILDING A NEW HEALTHCARE ECOSYSTEM

What the pandemic means for healthcare’s digital transformation

COVID exposed vast weaknesses in health systems around the world and has exacerbated gaps in quality and service while highlighting the critical role of quality healthcare during an emergency

Axios International's 25th Anniversary

The building of Axios International is very strongly connected with my experience of working with WHO as part of the UNAIDS Drug Access Initiative As a part of this initiative I was incharge of negotiating with pharmaceutical companies to launch one of the first antiretroviral ARV access programs in some of the emerging economies of the world which...

BEHAVIOURAL HEALTH AND ITS EFFECTS ON PROFITS

It is about time for us all to wake up Wake up to the problems that our mental states present Given the statistics of the number of people suffering from depression this is bound to have an impact on the businesses that we run given the productivity levels of the employees

TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN HEALTHCARE

A practicum education perspective

The world has seen a massive growth in the development and deployment of new technologies eg mobile phones drones Virtual Reality devices Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in healthcare resulting to cost effective higher quality virtual important during the Covid pandemic services

HELPING CONSUMERS BE THEIR OWN HEALTH ADVOCATES

What comprises good health For some having a good immune system and proper food consumption may suffice For others it is increasingly about taking vitamins minerals and other dietary supplements that offer functional benefits that we may not obtain from our everyday diets

Healthcare Technology Entrepreneurship in China

Entrepreneurship in healthcare technology is one of the fastest growing investments in the startups in the world today as seen from the reports from the venture capital industry

BEHAVIOURAL HEALTH

We are all defined by our behaviours quite literally so Our behaviour affects how we engage with not only the external world but also reflects on how we engage with ourselves

Single Specialty Hospitals

A game changing healthcare delivery model in Asia

Modernisation since the start of the th century has catalysed specialisation in line with the predominant economic thought of the era As was first espoused by eminent British economist David Ricardo the virtues of comparative advantage gave birth to focused industries and lean production leading many sectors of the economy to be more specialised

BEHAVIOURAL HEALTHCARE

In a country like India where there is no scarcity of human resources material supplies and even though infrastructure is getting developed and impacted positively healthcare still remains a matter of concern

Patient-centricity

The foundation of building a sustainable healthcare access ecosystem in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asias healthcare landscape has irrevocably changed Due to the demographic shifts the region has been experiencing such as ageing populations and the rise in noncommunicable diseases NCDs governments and healthcare stakeholders must now reassess healthcare expenditure and reforms to not only improve health ecosystems in terms of equitabl...

PANDEMIC PIVOTS MIND 'n' MATTER

The pandemic has affected our lives in multifarious ways that we are still trying to ascertain still trying to bounce back from and ways that have left us wondering how we can transform our society for the better

FOUR CHANGING PARADIGMS OF HEALTHCARE

Known as the year of uncertainties was a rollercoaster for the healthcare industry as it was forced to adapt a number of new approaches which may well turn out to be blessings in disguise

GREATER DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PRECISION WITH TECHNOLOGY

Integrating genomic insights within healthcare workflows

Our healthcare environment today is made up of complex health needs and healthcare systems which are often put to the test Generally there are underlying expectations placed on the medical industry about what would dominate the next era of healthcare

SINGLE PILL COMBINATION FOR CHRONIC HYPERTENSION

Better adherence and better control

It is estimated that more than billion people are suffering from chronic hypertension in the world twothird of them are living in low and middleincome countries Hypertension is still the most common modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular diseases worldwide

THE PANDEMIC'S PUG - MARKS

The lockdown opened a lot many different vistas for all in different walks of life and within that of different aspects of life Professionals Industrialists Business people Daily wagers Students Homemakers etc each of them was affected hugely

PAIN MANAGEMENT

Pain is a sensation which we all experience at various stages of our lives to a greater or lesser extent Pain perception varies from individual to individual Sometimes we dont require any medical support in order to get rid of this sensation and sometimes when its unbearable and uncontrollable medical interventions are mandatory

SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE

Health management and building healthcare access have been my passion and foremost priority through the years of my professional experience In the early stages of my career as part of the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS UNAIDS

Health Challenges Facing the Youth

Asian countries are struggling to battle health issues affecting their youth population with noncommunicable diseases NCDs on the rise in recent years Based on United Nation statistics in Asia contains most of the worlds youth population years

Precision Approaches

While talking about precision approaches in healthcare the words precision medicines pop up first in our mind Based on patients unique genetic makeup precision medicines are widely used to cure a number of deadly diseases which were literally impossible to treat in the past several decades

HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS’ ROLE IN KEEPING STRESS AT BAY

With the ongoing pandemic it is increasing common for people to experience heightened stressrelated ailments because of various economic and social disruptions The Asia Pacific population faces similar challenges like the rest of the world Workplace stress is on the rise

Priming Primary Healthcare Post-Pandemic

India has one of the largest primary healthcare setups in the world from an infrastructure perspective With our threetiered primary health system each subcentre covers a population of threetofive thousand people each Primary Health Centre PHC covers a population of twentytothirty thousand and a Community Centre around eighty thousand to a lac

Covid-19 Pandemic

The challenge of quality patient care in hospital systems

The author is of the opinion that TQM is a process which embraces the conscious striving for zero defects in patient care and caring the management of hospital organisations in cooperation with its workforce to improve processes in order to develop produce and provide all medical services which satisfy patients needs and expectations

PRACTICE CHANGING INITIATIVES

Physical appointments even referrals have been declined due to pandemic as there was no active and physical consulting going on It has affected both inhouse patients as well as outdoor patients

Collaboration

The key to nutrition awareness in APAC

The AsiaPacific APAC region is home to some of the worlds fastest growing economies and ironically more than half of the undernourished children on the planet too In the wake of the pandemic government priorities are very much centred on containing the outbreaks and economic support measures while healthcare systems continue to operate under immens...

Winning The EBITDA

An ode to the team

Incoming business and the generated top line is the key for any business However little is recognised that the accrued efficacy of the top line to convert to real profit is finally determined by the bottom line and the many factors that affect it I would call it the dance of the devils

mHealth in China

A growing market

MHealth products provide online healthcare and medical services using mobile devices eg smartphones such as online consultation online diagnosis online health monitoring online healthcare and fitness management online doctor appointments and followups medicalhealthcare related information database access intelligent data processing health record da...

Reconstructing Quality Management Implementation in Healthcare Organisations

Evidence from a structured interview of twenty healthcare quality managers suggests a lack of managerial understanding but more importantly the belief in the holistic nature of quality management and improvement programmes in achieving improved standards of patient care There seems to be continued confusion as to what constitutes the implementation...

The Role of Nutrition in Healthy Ageing

Readiness to change our approach to healthcare for the elderly

The best part of living a good life is acquiring quality health especially through the golden and productive age and ensuring wellbeing and comfort through the less active years WHO has done enormous research and work in advocating healthy lifestyles and diets and defines Healthy Ageing as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ab...

Healthcare Accountability for Sustainable Care

COVID has pushed organisations across the globe into distress and healthcare organisations are no exception due to increased demand for services amid mounting financial pressures The pandemic has acted as a warning signal stressing on the importance of improving health surveillance systems and infrastructure public health interventions Emphasis lie...

COVID-19 & CHANGE-20+

Critical future factors for the next normal

We have certainly seen examples of both the successes and failures intrinsic in the management of the coronavirus crisis When history books are written the headlines will include the fact that COVID was the disruption few adequately planned for

PREVENTION OF COVID-19

TECHNOLOGIES INVOLVED

Artificial intelligence is playing a major role in the development of various new kinds of products to help the people in the pandemic

MANAGING CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IN THE ERA OF COVID-19

In an increasingly diverse world hospital systems must be fundamentally aware of cultural differences and strategise ways to overcome challenges posed by the lack of people integration and respect of cultural differences and appreciate that the meltingpot era is over

TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

We are seeing more emphasis placed on valuedriven care across emerging ASEAN and particularly in Singapore Clinicians are increasingly focused on delivering better value in addition to positive healthcare outcomes What this means for healthcare equipment providers is the need to demonstrate our clinical value through efficiencies that improve the p...

FOOD SAFETY AND REGULATIONS

Emerging role of technology

Food and foodrelated safety has come to the fore because of the current pandemic Healthcare institutions and hospitals dealing with children and the elderly who are at a much higher risk need to provide more vigilance and scrutiny in the services they deliver

CASH MANAGEMENT IN EMERGING ASIA-PACIFIC HOSPITALS

The king is back!

As markets in AsiaPacific gradually reopen and a sense of normalcy returns various analysts expect private hospitals to have a strong performance from second half of relying on pent up demand of patients for elective and chronic treatments

SUPPORT BEYOND MEDICATION

Doctor-patient relationship in the times of a pandemic

We have often heard of the adage A good physician treats the disease the great physician treats the patient who has the diseaseThe relationship patients have with their doctor involves a great amount of trust and vulnerability and like any relationship this too deepens with time

INNOVATIONS IN HEALTHCARE FINANCING

Universal Health coverage UHC is the platform that seeks to overcome inequality in tackling the service provision gap and financial gap that populations face The role of ICT to build the essential building blocks of UHC has been accepted However there are many areas that require further research and evaluation

How Conflict Between Medical Professionals Impacts Patients

In the United States the total financial blow of dealing with workplace conflict is estimated to be at US billion in paid hours or hours per week for each involved employee This is based on a May study commissioned by the CPP to analyse workers attitudes about conflict fulltime employees in nine countries around Europe and the Americas were surv...

PROMOTING DIGNITY IN CARE

ROLE OF MANAGEMENT

Longevity has been one of the greatest benefits of advances in medicine and better prevention strategies across the world Globally population of people over years is increasing at a faster rate than any other population group More and more people are living longer albeit with comorbidities This means that the need for health and care services for...

Lean and Service

Go hand-in-hand

Lean is not mean In fact lean must mean an intended service one with a welldefined service level to meet the expectations of any person or for that matter any process A process is made to ensure the replication of a set of expected results In fact one can build up expectations for our brands and ensure that they are maintained by lean methods

DRONES IN HEALTHCARE

A healthcare provider can today virtually appear on a screen and most often make a reasonable diagnosis and give proper advice reviewing available investigations

Decentralisation of Southeast Asia's Healthcare Ecosystem

Following the money

For decades hospitals in Southeast Asia functioned as the central hub for patients to receive healthcare Patients needing diagnosis and treatment from the mild to the severe converge together at the hospital In a trustbased industry like healthcare hospitals are the paragon

ACUTE VS PRIMARY HEALTHCARE

Often patients must travel a long distance to access healthcare services that may not be available close to their place of residence

HEALTH HACKATHONS

An overview

The term hack generally signifies writing a computer programme for enjoyment while thon is taken from the word Marathon denoting a specific clearly defined difficult timerestricted objective involving concentrated effort

SMART HOSPITALS SMART CARE

Smart is an oftenused word today with varied and interlinked meanings

Blockchain in Healthcare

Keeping patient data safe and secure

For the reader who is not accustomed to blockchain technology here is one of the most complete definitions provided by Deloitte

Neuromarketing

An overview

Advances in neurosciences are redefining and enhancing our understanding of how we make decisions in general and how consumers make decisions from a marketing perspective

NURSING RETENTION AND RECRUITMENT

The reality

Employment opportunities in the healthcare industry and in particular in the nursing field are expected to grow over the next ten years

ANOTHER AMERICAN REVOLUTION!

Feeforservice is on its last legs in the United States

THE SCIENCE OF HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

The symphony

Communication and Information CI forms the base of care delivery and many times the outcomes of situations

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