News 2015

Planning for health, 4 November 2015

As planners circulate a draft redesign for central George Town, an urban revitalization expert from the United States was on island recently to present about principles for creating healthy cities and improving public health through design at the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference.Read more

New stem cell treatment helps tendon, bone injuries, 3 November 2015

In the run-up to the 2012 London Olympic Games, Cayman Olympic runner Cydonia Mothersill was trying to overcome an injury to her Achilles tendon in her ankle. When the usual physical therapy and other treatments did not work, she turned to the newly opened Regenexx Cayman clinic. Read more

Tech, data drive healthcare changes, 3 November 2015

The future of healthcare is here. Rural patients can get cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression through an interactive website; doctors and nurses can help a patient over email or text message; Google can find patterns of flu outbreaks based on search terms; and a bracelet can record a patient’s vital signs and send them real-time to a doctor. Read more

Hospice care extends life, saves money, research shows, 3 November 2015

Building palliative and hospice care into the medical system earlier for patients with advanced cancers and other serious conditions is good, mentally and physically, for patients and families, and for a health system’s budget, said U.S. palliative care expert Dr. Thomas Smith. Read more

Cleveland Clinic wants to attract Cayman’s sickest patients, 3 November 2015

With a new building dedicated to treating cancer and neurological disorders and now the ability to perform heart and liver transplants, the Cleveland Clinic’s Weston, Florida hospital aims to attract more people from the Cayman Islands for their most complicated treatments. Read more

Lockhart hopes for farm therapy centre

Cayman News Service, 3 November 2015

As government moves towards developing a long-term residential treatment facility for those suffering with serious mental health problems, the HSA’s psychiatrist has revealed the goal for a therapeutic farm centre.Read more

Cayman’s healthcare workers look to the future, 2 November 2015

More than 800 people attended the sixth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference last week, titled “Embracing Emerging Trends. Read more

Cayman needs to talk about ganja laws
Cayman News Service, 2 November 2015

The local health authority’s leading psychiatrist, Dr Marc Lockhart, believes the Cayman Islands must start to talk about the medical properties of ganja and the current legislation, which is criminalising young people. Read more

Conference looks to the future of medicine, 29 October 2015

The keynote speaker at the opening of the annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference on Thursday night is not a medical professional but an architect and city planner. Read more

New trends focus of Cayman healthcare conference
Cayman Compass, 20 October 2015

Palliative care, allied healthcare and mental health will be the focus of this year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference on Oct. 29-31 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Read more

Emerging trends in medicine highlight conference
Cayman Islands Journal, 7 October 2015

Ten big ideas” for diagnoses, treatments, technology and even cost control, addressed in a talk by Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros will, in effect, sum up this month’s healthcare conference by peering into the future of medicine. Read more

International Health Solutions by Tenet return as the Premium Plus Sponsor for 2015 Healthcare Conference
Press Release, 28 September 2015

Organisers of the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference are delighted to welcome back Tenet as the Premium Plus Sponsor of the event. Read more

2015 forum to focus on emerging healthcare trends
C, 21 July 2015

Mental health, palliative care and allied healthcare will be among the key topics at this year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, which will focus on emerging trends. Read more

Official announcement of the 2015 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference
Daybreak segment, 1 July 2015

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