ICU and Emergency

Study: Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training

A small randomised trial into the effects of inspiratory muscle training for patients who had been weaned from mechanical ventilation... Read more

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Seven Days Antibiotics OK for HAP/ VAP, New Guidelines

New clinical practice guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) ... Read more

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Action Needed on Burnout, Says Critical Care Societies Collaborative

When over half of critical care health professionals experience burnout syndrome, it is time to act, says the Critical Care Societies... Read more

Cardiology

Adults Born with Heart Disease at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study, children born with heart disease have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes after the age of 30.... Read more

New Guidelines For Using Nonstatin Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has released an "Expert Consensus Decision Pathway" document on the role of nonstatin... Read more

AHA, Amazon Precision Medicine Initiative

The American Heart Association (AHA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) formed a partnership to use cloud technology to discover advanced... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Geriatric Doctors Needed

Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

A report in Kaiser Health News has highlighted the serious lack of physicians available to tend to the growing population of elderly... Read more

Five Ways To Start an Innovation Culture

Senior managers often avoid building an innovation culture within an organisation that will encourage employees to take risks... Read more

Investment Hints at Future Healthcare Priorities

In the first part of 2016, patient experience, Big Data analytics and personalised medicine have attracted a record-setting quantity... Read more

Healthcare IT
PHM

Population Health: Cutting Admissions and Readmissions

Health Affairs has reported that population health programmes set up to reduce hospital admissions may also cut readmissions.Following... Read more

Cloud Computing for First Responders

The ability to process huge quantities of visual electronic data rapidly and efficiently following man-made and natural disasters... Read more

Clinton’s Healthcare IT Agenda: Ambitious or Unrealistic?

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton's recently released technology agenda has honed in on boosting opportunities... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Adding this variable angle slant hole collimator to an existing breast molecular imaging system allows the system to get six times better contrast of cancer lesions in the breast, providing the same or better image quality while also potentially reducing

3D Breast Imaging Tool Boosts Contrast, Cuts Dose Levels

Scientists in the U.S. added a collimator to an existing 3-D breast molecular imaging system that improved image quality in the... Read more

Prof. Francesco Sardanelli, Editor-in-Chief of European Radiology Experimental

ESR To Launch Experimental Radiology Journal In 2017, Sardanelli Is New Editor

The European Society of Radiology (ESR), the largest radiological society in the world with more than 63,000 members, will launch... Read more

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DTI Helps Identify Recovery In Concussion Patients

Researchers using an advanced form of MRI called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) have found a way to differentiate in advance those... Read more

Blog

Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care: What Needs to Happen Now?

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative... Read more

Innovative solutions addressing challenges of complex cardiovascular disease

An integrated approach to interventional cardiovascular medicineAccording... Read more

Zoom on: Florent Jault, Product Specialist Radiation Dose Monitor (RDM), Medsquare France

1.What are your key areas of interest and research? Patient safety is the... Read more

Zoom On: Rolf Gomes, Founder, Heart of Australia

Cardiologist Dr. Rolf Gomes founded Heart of Australia with the vision... Read more

Zoom On: Eric Poiseau, IHE Europe Technical Project Manager Inria

What are your key areas of interest and research? My major area of interest... 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

Identifying, Controlling, and Reducing Overhead Costs in the Healthcare Sector

Many expenses cannot only be attributed to individual patients, diagnoses,... Read more

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

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

Is Faster-Than-Market Growth in your Company’s Future?

Healthcare providers are predicting high growth potential within the next... 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

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Dr. Rohan Dissanayake, MBBS DCCM

Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

An Evolving Specialty Sri Lanka is steadily progressing to establish critical...

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Pharma Supplement

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

 AN Thomas, MBBS, FRCA, FFICM

Medication Safety

All drugs are inherently dangerous. In critical care we give large numbers...

Dr. Gerardo Tusman

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

 Tyler Brown, MHA

Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...


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