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The benefits of remote consultation for mental health treatment

The benefits of remote consultation for mental health treatment

HEQ speaks with Kara Connect’s Thorbjorg Vigfusdóttir about the benefits of remote consultation in providing mental health treatment to young people. Thorbjorg Vigfusdóttir, a cognitive...
Operating room air quality and risks including COVID-19

Operating room air quality and risks including COVID-19

Exploring the risks of reopening operating rooms under the shadow of COVID-19 with Sue Barnes, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Infection Prevention Consultant. The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which...
Organising healthcare services with blockchain

Organising healthcare services with blockchain

We need to explore blockchain as a new way to organise healthcare services. The potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the healthcare...
COVID-19 and the protection of frontline nurses

EFN: COVID-19 and the protection of frontline nurses

What can the implementation of the 2010 EU Directive on Sharp Injuries teach us about preventing COVID-19 infection in nurses in clinical settings? Florence Nightingale’s...
Protecting patients and frontline workers, one patch at a time

Protecting patients and frontline workers, one patch at a time

Surface Medical highlights the risks posed by damaged hospital mattresses, and how a simple patch can create a safer hospital environment while saving healthcare...
How can EU health policy better address COVID-19?

How can EU health policy better address COVID-19?

Dr Paul De Raeve, General Secretary of the European Federation of Nurses Associations, explores how the COVID-19 outbreak has highlighted the need for a...
Quarantine, telemedicine, and mental health in Iceland

Quarantine, telemedicine, and mental health in Iceland

Remote consultation may be the key to mental health treatment for young people. The National University Hospital of Iceland (Landspítali) has adopted Kara Connect’s online...
World Obesity Federation: obesity, wellbeing, and COVID-19

World Obesity Federation: obesity, wellbeing, and COVID-19

World Obesity Federation President Professor John Wilding explores the mental and physical issues surrounding obesity and weight management and the links to COVID-19. Obesity is...
Controlling and preventing infection spread in Iceland

Controlling and preventing infection spread in Iceland

Svandís Svavarsdóttir, Iceland's Minister of Health, explains the importance of testing, communication, and technology in the fight against the spread of the COVID-19 infection. Iceland’s...
Can hypochlorous acid revolutionise hospital cleaning?

Can hypochlorous acid revolutionise hospital cleaning?

John Ware, Director of Envirolyte ECA UK Ltd, details how the Envirolyte disinfection product can aid in the fight against COVID-19. The arrival of the...
Warewashing evolves washing equipment to help medics during COVID-19

Warewashing evolves washing equipment to help medics during COVID-19

Warewashing specialist Meiko’s new generation of washing equipment is taking pressure off the ward during the COVID-19 crisis. From face masks to dishes to bedpans,...
Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis CEO Arsenio Vilallonga speaks with HEQ about the benefits of the Qvadis One door entry phone app. Intercom-based door entry phones have barely evolved...
The ABC-Cancer project for colorectal cancer

The ABC-Cancer project: diagnosis and screening for colorectal cancer

Maastricht University Professor Frederik-Jan van Schooten and Assistant Professor Dr Agnieszka Smolinska tell HEQ about the need for non-invasive biomarker testing for colorectal cancer. HEQ...
Sweden’s response to COVID-19: “Life is not carrying on as normal”

Sweden’s response to COVID-19: “Life is not carrying on as normal”

Swedish Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren tells HEQ about Sweden’s response to COVID-19. The Swedish response to the COVID-19 pandemic has attracted...
Can this smart risk assessment tool protect clinical staff from COVID-19?

Can this smart risk assessment tool protect clinical staff from COVID-19?

Intelligent automation firm Rainbird has made its risk assessment technology free to NHS England trusts until 24 July in a bid to help protect...
MicroRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19

MicroRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19

OmniSpirant Ltd is developing an extracellular vesicle microRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19 to dampen exaggerated immune responses and combat inflammation. OmniSpirant is an Irish...
American Ultraviolet provides global leadership in UVC disinfection

American Ultraviolet provides global leadership in UVC disinfection

American Ultraviolet rapidly expands its innovative UVC product solutions portfolio during the pandemic for disinfection. It all started with healthcare during the tuberculosis crisis. In...
Gut health: “You need to introduce a systemic change”

Gut health: “You need to introduce a systemic change”

Ali Kazemi, founder of nature-derived healthcare solution provider Metaceutic, tells HEQ about the holistic importance of gut health. CEO Ali Kazemi, PhD, founded Copenhagen-based Metaceutic...
Finsen Tech: the role of ultraviolet light for infection prevention

Finsen Tech: the role of ultraviolet light for infection prevention

UVC specialist Finsen Tech showcases the role of ultraviolet light in preventing the spread of infection. Finsen Tech is an international EPA-registered manufacturer and provider...
working with chronic pain

Tell us about your way of working with chronic pain and win!

The Active Citizenship Network (ACN) has launched the third edition of the ‘European Civic Prize on Chronic Pain – Collection of Good Practices’. In the...

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