Cardiology

Statins, Aspirin Reduce Heart Attack Severity

According to new research, medications prescribed for prevention of heart attacks such as statins and aspirin can also reduce... Read more

Premature Menopause Increases Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

A study published by JAMA Cardiology evaluated the effect of age at onset of menopause and duration since onset of menopause on... Read more

Risk Factors, Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis after TAVR

According to a study published in JAMA, among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, younger age, male sex,... Read more

ICU and Emergency
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Critical Illness Leads to Significant, Rapid Dysbiosis

Microbiome signatures derived from intensive care unit (ICU) patient samples show great promise as diagnostic markers and guides... Read more

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Three Criteria Can ID OHCA Patients for Potential Organ Donation

Three objective criteria can be used during the first minutes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation to identify patients who have an... Read more

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Music Therapy Has a Role in the ICU

Let's go and switch on the music, say the authors of a review of music therapy for intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Ali Mofredj... Read more

Healthcare IT
Healthcare interoperability

HIT Interoperability Measurement Model for 2017

A new interoperability benchmark and measurement model for assessment of performance and progress is set to launch at the start... Read more

EHR

CMS Hospital EHR Payment Adjustments; Where do you Fit In?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospitals (CMS) have announced that hospitals which are failing to implement meaningful... Read more

HIT

HIT Disconnect Heading for Failure

A trio of health and technology experts have said that the gulf between developers of health IT tools and the staff who use them... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Patient-Centred Imaging

Radiology has always been a field that is focused on imaging and equipment and the specific output of these tools. However, at... Read more

European Society of Radiology Increases Commitment in Latin America

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has committed to strengthen its efforts in Latin America in 2016 and increase the involvement... Read more

CE-MARC 2: Fewer Invasive Angiograms

According to new findings from the Clinical Evaluation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Coronary Heart Disease 2 (CE-MARC 2) trial... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Noise pollution

Silent Hospital of the Future

With noise pollution increasingly regarded as an ‘under-the-radar’ threat to patient safety, experts from a range of fields are teaming... Read more

Nurse bullying.

Little Action on Nurse Bullying Could Harm Patients

Fellow nurses and doctors are the prime culprits in nurse bullying and often may not even be aware that their behaviour is having... Read more

Shorter ER Stays? Bring in the Nurses

According to the results of a study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, protocols that allow nurses to administer certain... Read more

Blog

The Video Game Healer - Zoom On - Anna Sort

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of... Read more

Critical Care Skeptic: Zoom On Paul Marik

Dr Marik  is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Pulmonary and Critical... Read more

Zoom On: Alain Cribier, Pioneering Interventional Cardiologist

Prof. Alain Cribier, MD, MD, FACC, FESC has been Chief of Cardiology at... Read more

Radiation: to be respected, not feared in the interventional setting

With the ESC Congress 2016 Annual Meeting in Rome beginning this month,... Read more

Zoom On: Alain Gebrael, Deputy General Manager, Medsquare Paris

What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment? Lean management.... Read more

Zoom On: Jorge Muniz - CEO Medcomic

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Improving Patient Outcomes

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome... Read more

Standardizing Quality of Care

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure,... Read more

The Value of a Good Reputation

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients... Read more

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A... Read more

Fetal Examinations Assured with Samsung’s 5D Technology

The Future of UltrasoundUltrasound examinations during pregnancy have taken on... Read more

Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Invasive Fungal Infections

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

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more

From Our Journals

 Simon Bocher

Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the ‏most...

 Claire Church

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

 Lucy J Modra, FACEM

Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive...

 Ellen Weinberg, Assistant Professor

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

Markers for Therapeutic Progress in CancerLiquid biopsy

 Johan (Hans) Blickman, Professor and Associate Chairman for Clinical Affairs

Prof. Hans Blickman

Prof. Blickman is Vice Chair, Department of Imaging Sciences at the University...

Prof.Dr. Selahattin Fehmi Akçiçek

Geriatrics In Turkey

In 2013 the elderly population in Turkey was 7.7% of the total. Population...


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