ICU and Emergency

Vasopressin reduces septic shock deaths but...

A Chinese research team performed a meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating... Read more

'Hybrid ER' for managing pulmonary embolism requiring ECPR

The term “hybrid emergency room” (hybrid ER) is used to describe an ER equipped with an interventional radiology (IVR)-computed... Read more

Join ICU Management & Practice at #ISICEM19

The 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine begins Tuesday 19th March in Brussels, Belgium.... Read more

Cardiology

In-hospital initiation of Angiotensin Receptor-Neprilysin Inhibitors

Heart failure (HF) is a major health problem and results in significant morbidity and mortality. The use of Angiotensin... Read more

Morning exercise, breaks in sitting improve BP control

A new study involving 67 overweight/obese adults (ages 55 to 80 years) provides further evidence of how important regular, even... Read more

Heart attack patients treated at heart centres fare better

New research from the UK shows heart attack patients brought directly to heart centres for lifesaving treatment have better... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Study compares DBT with DM for breast cancer screening

Breast cancer screening remains controversial, despite strong evidence of its benefits, including a recent study showing a 47%... Read more

Netflix algorithm speeds up biological imaging

A multicentre group of researchers has developed a method for acquiring classical Raman spectroscopy images of biological tissues... Read more

#ECR2019 absolute record breaker 30,000+ attendance!

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) closed on March 3 with an impressive growth in attendance, a remarkable achievement... Read more

Healthcare IT

Lab instruments in possible data leak

A new study warns lab instruments used in biomedical research, such as DNA synthesising machines, may be leaking sensitive... Read more

NHSX: Bringing the NHS into Internet age

The UK government has announced that a new joint unit, NHSX, will be created to take forward digital transformation in the... Read more

Patient data: who's in the driving seat?

With digital technology, there is now more patient data being collected and stored in healthcare systems. Increased data... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

How tech improved healthcare hiring process

The success of an organisation or business entity is often dependent on its employees' efficiency and productivity. Needless... Read more

How to deal with toxic underperfomers

Much has been said about the positive characteristics of leadership . To be a good leader, for instance, you should be able... Read more

3 ways to contain medicine costs and shortages

With drug prices and supply often at odds with each other, for example when supplies are plentiful but costs reach sky-high... Read more

Blog

Zoom on Profile: Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM

Dr. Peter Pronovost is a world-renowned patient safety champion, critical... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

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

Managing access to a Windows network for healthcare organizations

The importance of getting access management right cannot be over... Read more

#ECR2019: Impact of AI on medical imaging access

Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach... Read more

The establishment and provision of an acute kidney injury service at a tertiary renal centre

The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS... 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. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, proto...

Prof. Anthony McLean MD

Imaging and intensive care medicine

An evolving partnership A major evolution is underway involving...

 Kristin Baird

Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things

But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king”...

Prof. Azriel Perel

Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy

Some Remaining Questions What is Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy?...

Dr. Fabienne D. Simonis MD

Towards Safer Ventilation in Critically ill Patients without ARDS

Invasive ventilatory support, one of the most frequently applied strategies...

MD,PHD Per Skaane

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis (Per Skaane)

What are the key benefits of implementing tomosynthesis in screening...

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