Month: January 2019

Maritime

Tank Cleaning Operations on Chemical Tankers. Why Waste Money?

The expectations required of ship managers are becoming more and more challenging these days. Ballas Water Management, Scrubbers among others, are causing significant impact to the budget of vessels. In the past years I have been involved in innumerable tank cleaning operations including optimising tank cleaning processes. It was interesting to observe that even sister…

18 Jan 2019, by Informa Connect Insights

Healthcare

Patient Care and Productivity: What Really Matters in The Long Run – A Perspective by Jacob Jacob

Healthcare Organisations over the world are grappling with productivity and experimenting with various means by which one can eventually get to the right manning standards. Let us practically look at the healthcare scenario and the various variables that come into play when dealing with patients. Healthcare and care givers who work in the healthcare space need to work…

16 Jan 2019, by Informa Connect Insights

Maritime

Four Important Prerequisites For Effective Ballast Water Compliance Strategy

Regulatory understanding & Accurate information; Installation Timeline; Technical Feasibilities; Compliance Maintenance  The various surveys with early adopters of Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) have shown that the majority of systems installed to date face operability challenges, either due to installation, operational sequence or even non-marine-grade system selection. Given that Ballast Water Management (BWM) is a…

14 Jan 2019, by Informa Connect Insights

Healthcare

The Impact of BPJS Health Program on Hospitals in Indonesia

The Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Program in Indonesia  In 2014, the government of Indonesia launched a Universal Health Coverage (UHC) that aims to provide health insurance coverage for all citizens in Indonesia. Operated by BPJS (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial), the project was named JKN (Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional), whereby Indonesian citizens are required to pay a premium monthly to support needy citizens in need of healthcare services…

2 Jan 2019, by Informa Connect Insights