Radiology and Imaging

Updated ACR Appropriateness Criteria Cover New Topics

The revised edition of ACR Appropriateness Criteria® now covers 227 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications. Developed... Read more

Focal Breast Pain: Does Breast Density Affect the Need for Ultrasound?

Directed ultrasound, when performed in conjunction with digital mammography for the evaluation of focal breast pain in women with... Read more

Left image: Pre-therapy; Right image: Three days after treatment

Molecular Imaging as Tool in Precision Cancer Care

New molecular imaging technologies can make it easier to diagnose, monitor and treat cancers, and finding a way to use these noninvasive... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

GOP-led Congress Seen Prioritising ACA Repeal

  Eager to prove that they can keep their campaign promises, GOP leaders are expected to make revocation of key ACA provisions... Read more

value based care

Healthcare in 2017: Shift Towards Value

  Despite the uncertainty brought about by the election of Donald Trump, the movement toward value-based care is likely to continue... Read more

mHealth

Study Shows Security Risks of mHealth

  Continuous improvement in mobile technology has led to more widespread use of personal health wearable devices used to monitor... Read more

ICU and Emergency

ICU Physical Therapy: Effects of Checklist Use

In a retrospective study on the effect of the daily use of an electronic checklist on physical rehabilitation consultation in... Read more

ICP Monitoring Lowers Mortality in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Results of a meta-analysis published in PLoS ONE indicate that intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring decreased the mortality... Read more

Dr. Michelle Kho's research uses the RT-300 supine bicycle -- which allows patients to work on strengthening their legs while they are confined to their hospital bed. Image credit: Marta Hewson/Photography

Study: Cycling in Bed Safe and Feasible for ICU Patients

ICU patients on mechanical ventilation can use an in-bed cycle safely and early in their stay, according to research from McMaster... Read more

Cardiology

TMVR as Alternative to Surgery for Patients with Mitral Regurgitation

Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) may be an effective and safe therapy for patients with symptomatic native mitral... Read more

New Drug May Help Repair Failing Hearts

Researchers in the U.S. say a new experimental drug, cimaglermin, shows promise in restoring a patient's cardiac function after... Read more

Synthetic cardiac stem cells could offer therapeutic benefits without associated risks

Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cell Developed

Researchers have developed a synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell that could be used in off-the-shelf applications, according... Read more

Healthcare IT

FDA Guidance for Mobile Devices

Amid criticism that it was not doing enough to address the cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more

HIT security and cybercrimimals

Biggest Health Data Hacks of 2016

  Cybercriminals were able to break into records of nine providers and a business associate in 2016. The number of records accessed... Read more

Hiring Top HIT staff

Tips for Hiring Top HIT Staff

  Hospitals do what they can to recruit the best doctors and nurses. However, it's just as important to attract the right people... Read more

Blog

Burnout: Practical Psychological Strategies to Cope

Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities... Read more

Appropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive medicine - where do we stand?

There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are... Read more

Telehealth Role in Value Based Care

Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected... Read more

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwined: Zoom On Rafael Beyar

Professor Rafael Beyar is General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus... Read more

Critical Care in China

Zoom On Bin DuProf. Bin Du, MD, obtained his medical degree in Peking... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

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

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds.... Read more

The Concord ICU, Australia

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed t... Read more

Royal North Shore Hospital & Gosford Hospital, Australia

The Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is one of Sydney’s largest Public... Read more

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduc... Read more

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and... Read more

Improving Patient Outcomes

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

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

 Maria-Helena Smet

In Small Doses

Reducing dose to improve the long-term health and Safety of preemies and...

Prof. Daren K. Heyland, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET)

Interview with Professor Daren HeylandThe Canadian Researchers at the End...

Prof. Jacques Duranteau

Fluid Choices in Trauma

This article focuses on the type of fluid available and respective indications...

 Chris M. Thorpe

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

 Yann Ferrand

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

COMPUTER MODEL LOOKS AT ER FUNCTIONS, EVEN BEFORE IT’S BUILT   With the...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Interview With Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, WFSICCM PresidentWhat have...


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