ICU and Emergency

Practical steps to reduce the global burden of sepsis

Sepsis is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. However, there are important differences in the populations... Read more

Managing patients with refractory septic shock

The Surviving Sepsis Guidelines provide a specific framework to treat patients with septic shock. These guidelines include... Read more

Need for a patient-tailored approach in sepsis treatment

Despite decades of sepsis research into a specific immune system-targeting adjunctive therapy, not a single adjunctive treatment... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Study: 'above average' burnout symptoms among Canadian radiologists

Physician burnout is a significant issue in healthcare worldwide, and radiology burnout rates are ranked high compared to... Read more

Helping minority women hurdle barriers to breast cancer screening

Black women are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages of breast cancer partly due to barriers to timely screening mammography,... Read more

Illustration of the images acquired in the WB-MRI protocol. Whole-spine sagittal fast-spin-echo T1w (A) and T2w fat-suppressed (STIR) (B) images. Whole body (skull base to mid thighs) axial T1w thin-slice gradient-echo Dixon technique with in-phase (C), o

Study: whole body MRI is well-accepted by most patients

Whole body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) enables early cancer detection, without exposing the patient to ionising radiation.... Read more

Cardiology

HEART Pathway protocol improves diagnosis of patients with acute chest pain

New research demonstrates the effectiveness of a new accelerated diagnostic protocol ("HEART Pathway") in identifying emergency... Read more

Paediatric IHCA: Is survival associated with time to defibrillation?

Delayed defibrillation (>2 minutes) in adult in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) is associated with worse outcomes. In contrast,... Read more

AI system detects foetal heart problems quickly

Congenital heart abnormalities often require prompt treatments, thus early and accurate diagnosis is crucial. Currently detection... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Christian Marolt, Executive Director, HealthManagement with Philippe Blua

New EAHM President supports exchange and innovation

The European Association of Healthcare Managers (EAHM) announced its new president in Cascais, Portugal on Friday.... Read more

Fraud laws roadblocks to VBHC?

Reform in the healthcare sector is highlighted by the paradigm change to value-based care. The Affordable Care Act tried... Read more

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious,... Read more

Healthcare IT

How blockchain is fighting opioid epidemic

Much has been said about blockchain's potential to enhance security of data management and sharing. Gartner has gone so far... Read more

Just what is the cost of robotic surgery?

The use of robotics surgery, especially in the U.S. and other developed countries, is on the rise despite evidence questioning... Read more

Infosec third-party risk management

Prominent CISOs from leading health systems and hospitals in the USA have launched a new initiative to better manage information... Read more

Blog

Who should manage the airway in an emergency outside the hospital and inside?

Basic airway management—jaw thrust and mask and bag ventilation should... Read more

Making healthcare delightful

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology,... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... Read more

Healthcare of the future: Disney’s ‘Black Mirror’

We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations... Read more

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what... Read more

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman MD, PhD, FACR, FAAP

How to... Assess Staff Performance in the Imaging Department

Implementing good staff assessments in the medical imaging department...

 Annika Reintam Blaser MD, PhD

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

Dr. Antonio Messina MD, PhD

Fluids in Shock

Fluid management during shock from physiology to bedside. Shock...

 Angie Balfour MSc

The patient voice in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: an Edinburgh perspective

This article will explore the ERAS Programme and provide a unique insight...

Dr. Sana Pascaline Radiologist

New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit

Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer...

 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness....

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