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#EUSOBI2019: Stand-Alone Tomosynthesis Breast Cancer Screening Wins EUSOBI Award

A paper on tomosynthesis screening research won the EUSOBI Award for the most quoted breast imaging paper published in European... Read more

Tomosynthesis and Multi-disciplinary Teams at EUSOBI

  The European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) is preparing to open its doors to nearly 1000 participants from across... Read more

Surveillance MRI in breast cancer survivors

The addition of breast MRI to mammography in screening breast cancer survivors for new cancers results in higher cancer detection... Read more

Cardiology

VERDICT Study: Coronary CT in NSTEACS

When patients present with NSTEMI and receive initial treatment to reduce chest pain, they are sent to the cardiac catheterisation... Read more

CARDIOTOXIC Study: Relationship Between Cancer Therapy and CVD

Certain classes of anticancer drugs are cardiotoxic, especially the anthracycline group of chemotherapeutic agents. In most cases,... Read more

The Relationship Between the Heart and the Waist

New research shows that heart attack survivors who have extra weight around their waist are at a greater risk of another heart... Read more

ICU and Emergency

A CT Scanner in Your Pocket?

Lung ultrasound (LUS) is still a young diagnostic tool. However, its use is growing quite rapidly. LUS is an important component... Read more

Optimal Approach to Fluid Resuscitation for Patients in Shock

Initial fluid resuscitation practices for patients with haemodynamic shock remain controversial. There is significant variability... Read more

Prevention and Management of Burnout in the ICU

In recent years, growing awareness of the burnout syndrome (BOS) has increased the number of initiatives that address clinician... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Hip arthritis

Hip Arthritis: AI Versus Radiologists

  A new study published in the journal Radiology describes the feasibility of using a deep learning model to accurately... Read more

Coronavirus

Radiologists on Coronavirus Frontline

Radiologists are expected to be among the first healthcare professionals to be involved in the diagnosis of 2019-nCoV through... Read more

Ethics

Italy Outlines 7-Point Plan on AI-Imaging Ethics

Italian researchers have addressed the question of ethics in deployment of AI in radiology processes as the technology brings... Read more

Healthcare IT
Coronavirus Drones in China

Drones Shame Coronavirus ‘Health Offenders’

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face... Read more

Blockchain

UAE Launches Health Data Storage Blockchain

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now among a growing list of countries adopting blockchain technology to improve storage and... Read more

Post-Brexit Health Data Sharing at Risk?

After three-and-a-half years of deliberations, the UK officially left the European on January 31st.   A transition period... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Continues to Spread

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV Continues to Spread

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to grow. WHO and other institutions and organisations... Read more

WHO Appoints Hans Kluge as Regional Director for Europe

WHO Appoints Hans Kluge as Regional Director for Europe

Dr Hans Kluge was endorsed by WHO’s Executive Board as the new regional director for Europe for the next five years. His... Read more

Nurses: Dealing With Suicide and Burnout

Nurses: Dealing With Suicide and Burnout

Nurses in the U.S., both male and female, are at higher risk of suicide than the general population, shows one recent study,... Read more

Blog

Mediterranean Hospital Needed for Low-Carbon Healthcare Project

Health Care Without Harm Europe is seeking a public hospital in the... Read more

Reimagining Hospitals

  One of the most cost-effective ways to reinvent hospitals will be throug Read more

To Have a Healthy Work Environment, Mind the Gap

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct... Read more

Zoom On: Prof. Mamas A. Mamas

Prof. Mamas A Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating... 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

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence  In early September,... Read more

4 Things To Start Doing Today to Reduce Medical Errors

1. Practise Good Self-Care It’s vital for your personal wellbeing that... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Spreading Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Across Northern Spain

The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across... 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 contaminati 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

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

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Improving Recognition of Neonatal Sepsis

Improving early recognition of sepsis in the Neonatal Intensive Care...

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Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

 Emma Sutcliffe

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