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Women's Health

Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung as Most Diagnosed Cancer

Cancer is the leading cause of death in every country of the world. However,... Read more

Mammography Screening Guidelines for Older Survivors of Breast Cancer

The first mamography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer have been developed by a nationwide panel of experts. These... Read more

#RSNA2020: Housing, Food Insecurities Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Women who experience food or housing insecurity may be at risk for undiagnosed breast cancer due to lapses in follow-up appointments,... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

MRI to Predict Tumour Size

An extensive group of researchers from Germany, led by Dr Monika Graeser, from the Department of Gynecology, University Hospital... Read more

Phantom of the MRgRT

Researchers, led by Prof. Luisa Stark,  from the Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich, University of... Read more

Do Audits Work to Improve Hospital Care?

Researchers from the University Medical Centre Groningen and the Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, The Netherlands,... Read more

Healthcare IT
VR for Rare Diseases Identification

VR for Rare Diseases Identification

A team of researchers from Austria have developed an immersive virtual reality platform for visualisation of protein interactions... Read more

Next Gen Wearable: Electronic Skin

Next Gen Wearable: Electronic Skin

An ultra-thin, lightweight electronic skin was developed by Japan researchers allowing for the remote monitoring of vital... Read more

Big Data vs. Old Age

Big Data vs. Old Age

The majority of older adults who represent a large part of healthcare patient population have little knowledge about how... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
EMA’s Conclusion on Janssen Vaccine and Blood Clots

EMA’s Conclusion on Janssen Vaccine and Blood Clots

The European Medicines Agency has completed its safety review for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen giving conclusions... Read more

Vaccine Rollout: Implications of “Abundance of Caution”

Vaccine Rollout: Implications of “Abundance of Caution”

Over the last week the COVID-19 vaccine landscape has once again changed drastically, with the use of J&J’s Janssen suspended... Read more

Pandemic’s economic impact could linger for decades

Pandemic’s Economic Impact Could Linger for Decades

Social networks can be an important determinant of a country's growth. Not only do they help diffuse ideas and push progress,... Read more

Cardiology

Leisure-Time Physical Activity vs Occupational Physical Activity 

A new study shows that leisure-time physical activity and occupational physical activity have opposite, and independent associations... Read more

Psychosocial Stress Puts Women at Higher Risk of CHD 

Findings from a new study show that psychosocial stress that usually results from difficulty coping with challenging environments may... Read more

Time for Some Shakespeare?

A palliative care doctor has suggested that studying Shakespeare's plays could help medical students connect more closely with... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Delayed Initiation Strategy for Renal Replacement Therapy

Delaying renal replacement therapy (RRT) in critically ill patients with severe kidney injury and no severe complication is safe... Read more

Selection Criteria for Lung Transplantation in COVID-19 Patients

In May 2020, a team led by thoracic surgeon Konrad Hoetzenecker of the Department of Surgery of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General... Read more

Impact of Stress and Shortages on Critical Care Physicians

As hospitals continue to struggle with accelerating rates of coronavirus infections, hospitalisations, and deaths, the impact... Read more

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On the Road to Enterprise Imaging

A comprehensive study explored the role of EI in the shift towards value-based care, and evaluated the benefits of this platform.... Read more

Building Efficient Workflows With Enterprise Imaging

Enterprise Imaging is an efficient solution that helps radiology departments build workflows around core processes. The technology offers... Read more

KLAS Latin America 2021 Performance Report: Agfa HealthCare Leads Spanish Market

We are very proud to share that by scoring above industry average on all surveyed aspects, Agfa HealthCare receives high overall... Read more

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Head of department Anne Edvardsen shows the excellent facilities available for rehabilitation

Online Rehabilitation At Home Established In Record Time

In March, when the whole country locked down, almost 150 patients were undergoing their rehabilitation stay at the LHL... Read more

DETECT Study: Fitness Trackers Can Predict COVID-19

The first six weeks data from the DETECT study show that wearable fitness devices can improve public health efforts to control... Read more

Molecular Tests

`Molecular Tests are Pivotal in Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic`

The central laboratory of the Niels-Stensen-Kliniken group in Osnabrück wasted no time in setting up its own test facilities... Read more

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While perioperative care is optimized, patients die unmonitored in ward!

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

Resuscitative Transesophageal Echocardiography Programme in the ED: 5 Tips for Success

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstratin Read more

Building Resilience in Children during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has some potential positive outcomes, including... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... 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

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical... Read more

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments... Read more

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little... Read more

From Our Journals

Prof. Maxime Cannesson

Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice...

Prof. Dr. Fred van Eenennaam

Digital Transformation for More Effective Healthcare: Inspiring VBHC Initiatives

Summary: By combining digital transformation with the core VBHC initiatives,...

 Alicia Dykstra

Integration of nurse practitioners into the critical care team

A viable approach to meet pressing challenges As the demands...

Dr. Paul Hodgkin

Power to the People: How the Economics of Information is Empowering Patients

During the 2000s, England’s National Health Service spent an extra $1.5...

 Dirk Smeets

Imaging AI for Chest CT to Aid in Resource Allocation During COVID-19

Evaluating the severity of pulmonary disease burden can help predict patient...

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