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AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors

A newly-published study in the journal Nature suggests that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than... Read more

Breast Screening

Machine Learning Improves Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Researchers in New Zealand are combining machine learning (ML) and standard imaging to improve both diagnosis and treatment... Read more

AI and Radiologist Teamwork: 90% Accuracy Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool, trained on more than a million screening mammography images, can identify breast... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
COVID-19: No Approval for Chloroquine from EMA

COVID-19: No Approval for Chloroquine from EMA

The European Medicines Agency has warned against widespread use of the drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19 .  ... Read more

European Procurement of Medical Countermeasures Expands

European Procurement of Medical Countermeasures Expands

Iceland, Finland and Norway are the latest countries to have signed the Joint Procurement Agreement (JPA) to procure medical... Read more

COVID-19: Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

Several projects are addressing the problem of N95 mask shortages in hospitals due to the unfolding COVID-19 crisis.... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Lungs

Higher Imaging Yield With CDS

Increased use of CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) for the evaluation of pulmonary embolism has raised serious concerns about... Read more

COVID-19

Ultrasound Has Role in COVID-19 Detection

Recent research mostly from China, where the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak originated, has cited the usefulness... Read more

AI and CT Distinguish COVID-19 from Pneumonia

In a paper published in the journal Radiology, Chinese researchers propose that a 3D-deep learning model can be used for detecting coronavirus... Read more

ICU and Emergency

COVID-19: Quarantine Measures, Laws and Limits

COVID-19 continues to spread, and governments across the globe have imposed quarantines and travel bans. China locked down its... Read more

Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

Life has come to a standstill as critical care doctors continue to battle COVID-19. The pandemic has led to shortages of essential... Read more

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Caring for the Critically Ill - Trends, Treatment and Mortality

COVID-19 is associated with severe disease requiring intensive care in approximately 5% of proven infections. As with similar... Read more

Healthcare IT
COVID-19

AWS Commits $20mln for COVID-19 Cloud Collaboration

Amazon Web Service (AWS) has launched a $20mln initiative to support collaboration amongst its customers who are working in... Read more

Remote working

How To Manage a Remote Healthcare Team

The advent of cloud computing, combined with the availability of digital and communications tools, has allowed more healthcare-related... Read more

Telehealth

Restrictions on Tele-Health Lifted to Ease COVID-19 Strain

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is lifting penalties... Read more

Cardiology

Steady Increase in Exercise Intensity Best for Heart Health

For most people, the benefits of aerobic exercise far outweigh the risks, however, extreme endurance exercise - such as participation... Read more

Heart Health Problems Affect Brain Health

Having health issues such as smoking, high cholesterol or a high body mass index (BMI) in your 20s may make you more likely to... Read more

Sugary Drinks a Sour Choice for Adults

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and... Read more

Blog

Hospital Efficiency Analysis Through Social Value Added Index

The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever –... Read more

HIMSS 2020: Irresponsible COVID-19 Hazard?

The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged... 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

Infection Control for Ventilators in the Battle against COVID-19

The Current Situation and Challenge of COVID-19 Over 170,000 people have... Read more

Respiratory Support Strategies For Severe COVID-19

At this moment, over 100,000 people has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The... Read more

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

From Our Journals

 Carlos Luis Parra-Calderón

Enhancing precision medicine: sharing and reusing data

The FAIR4Health project supports wider publicly-funded health data use...

 Monique Rasband

KLAS Tomosynthesis – Hologic

CAN GE HEALTHCARE AND SIEMENS COMPETE WITH HOLOGIC?   Although...

Dr. Joyce Heijneman MD

Improving quality of care in severe traumatic brain injury patients

Process indicator-based plan-do-act-check cycle in a single-centre...

 Lucie Robson

Big Drama in IT Security

Recent Hospital Virus Attacks Trigger Call to Redefine IT Security...

 Keith Oliver

Cancer Services: Matching Supply with Demand

Redesigning cancer services in the acute setting is the only way  to cope...

 Peter Dierickx

The Inner Workings of a ‘Smart’ Hospital

Summary: For the last five years, a Belgian hospital has been searching...

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