ICU and Emergency

Nutrition in the ICU

Patients in the ICU tend to achieve clinical improvement within 3 to 7 days of stay. However, there is a subset of patients... Read more

Metabolic profiling for monitoring intestinal dysbiosis

Bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract are believed to have several metabolic, endocrine, and immune functions. The composition... Read more

Net ultrafiltration rate and mortality

Fluid complication occurs in nearly two-thirds of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. Guidelines recommend... Read more

Cardiology

AF to affect over 14 million people in the EU by 2060

Urgent action is needed to prevent, detect and treat atrial fibrillation to stop a substantial rise in disabling strokes.... Read more

People with untreated white coat hypertension more likely to die from heart disease

White coat hypertension, a condition in which a patient's blood pressure readings are higher when taken at the doctor's office... Read more

Family screening for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guidelines recommend that family screening for hypertrophic... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Dense breasts, breast cancer risk, and screening choices in 2019

Approximately 50% of women in the United States between the ages of 40 to 74 years old have dense breasts (an estimated 27.6... Read more

Machine learning cuts mammogram volume radiologists need to read

Over 40 million mammography exams are conducted in the United States every year, with the volume of images growing exponentially.... Read more

After 5pm your doc may not screen you for cancer

A new study endeavoured to research whether breast and colorectal cancer screening are related to the time of day a patient visits... Read more

Healthcare IT

Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation... Read more

Indonesian Island Sets Up Innovative PHB

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens .  ... Read more

CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Check! Don’t get hooked?

Check! Don’t get hooked!

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon... Read more

The VBHC evolution 2014-2019

Prof. dr. Fred van Eenennaam and Meagan Jongepier offer an overview on the achievements of the Value Based-Health Care... Read more

Brexit: UK Government makes decision on EU healthcare workers

European Union (EU) health workers can still work in the UK even if it leaves the EU with a no-deal... Read more

Blog

Addressing Overall Expenditures in the U.S. Health Care

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate bet Read more

Targeted therapy for cancer

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted... Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Zoom On: Bernd Saugel

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital... Read more

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from c... Read more

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Spotlight on Sepsis

In 2015, UPMC a global multi-hospital system that has over 40 hospitals... Read more

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

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

From Our Journals

 Lou Adler MBA, BSc(Eng)

On hiring

A change in strategy rather than more efficient technology will...

Dr. Simon Schmidbauer MD

Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome

More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the...

Prof. Jukka Takala MD, PhD

How to provide better intensive care?

Systems approach and individualised care Professor Jukka Takala, MD,...

 Rachel Dunscombe

Human factor approaches improving EMR usability and satisfaction

The EMR does not have to fail The much-maligned Electronic Medical...

Prof. Guy Frija

Putting Quality and Safety for Patients First: ESR EuroSafe Imaging

The demand for medical imaging examinations is constantly growing, and...

 Xian Su

Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?

Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...

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