ICU and Emergency

Ventilators Compared for Use Safety and User Experience

Market-leading ventilators are compared in a recently published article in Critical Care. The evaluation, by Plinio P. Morita... Read more

Optimisation Measures Reduce Risk of Death in Cancer Patients in ICU

A large number of oncologic patients are admitted in ICUs around the world. Estimates show that one in six people admitted in... Read more

1 in 3 former ICU Patients Shows Symptoms of Depression

A meta-analysis of reports on more than 4000 patients shows that almost one in three people discharged from ICUs has clinically... Read more

Cardiology

Patients Fail to Adhere to Treatment Regimen after MI

According to latest results published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, only 43 percent of patients fully... Read more

Severe Obesity Stand-alone High-Risk Factor for Heart Failure

A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers found that even after accounting for such risk factors as high blood pressure, high cholesterol... Read more

Hypertension More Common in Poor, Middle-income Countries

According to a new study, middle- and lower-income countries have a higher rate of hypertension than high-income countries. The... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

New MRI Technique for Better Results

According to findings published in Nature Communications, a new technology can harness imperfections that typically compromise... Read more

Radiologists Need to Embrace the Unknown

According to a recent editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiology educators need to stop... Read more

BIGLITE - A Novel Multifunctional Imaging Platform

A multidisciplinary project led by physicists from the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Texas Southwestern... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patient

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says.Researchers from... Read more

Gender pay gap

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According... Read more

Patient Safety at Risk: Poor IT Security

Until now and 2021, the total market for cybersecurity technology implemented by U.S. hospitals will expand at a compound annual... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

 Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team,... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a... Read more

Blog

Prof Vasilis Ntziachristos, Director - Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging

Modern imaging methods greatly exceed the possibilities of X-rays. Vasilis... Read more

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

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

Improving Patient Outcomes

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

Standardizing Quality of Care

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure,... 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

Fetal Examinations Assured with Samsung’s 5D Technology

The Future of UltrasoundUltrasound examinations during pregnancy have taken on... Read more

Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Aseem Malhotra

Aseem Malhotra

1. What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment?I trained...

 Uta Melzer

Confronting Risk

That the use of ionising radiation for medical purposes holds both tremendous...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology At the Crossroads

Radiology is now at a crossroads. Let us expand the ‏metaphor. If we are...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

 Emanuel P. Rivers, MD, MPH

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

 Bert van Meurs

Innovative Solutions Addressing Challenges of Complex Cardiovascular Disease

An integrated approach to interventional cardiovascular medicine According...


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