Cardiology

Can workplace bullying cause cardiovascular disease?

It has already been established that adverse psychosocial working conditions including factors such as excessive job-strain,... Read more

Cardiovascular outcomes at top-ranked vs. nonranked hospitals

A new study conducted by the US News & World Report (USNWR) top-ranked hospitals in terms of cardiovascular care and patient... Read more

Can emotions affect the heart?

The book “Heart: A History”, written by Dr. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, is a useful reference on the evolution of cardiovascular... Read more

ICU and Emergency
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Machine learning improves prediction of OHCA survival

Cardiac arrest, a leading cause of admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), is associated with high mortality. Current illness... Read more

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Need to improve enteral feeding practice in ICUs

Early enteral nutrition (EEN), typically started within 48 hours after ICU admission, is recommended to be superior over delayed... Read more

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Study: sepsis-induced DIC associated with high mortality

Researchers in Japan conducted a multicentre retrospective observational study to investigate the epidemiology of disseminated... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Radiology’s future: outside the box– literally

The tight roped tug of war concerning artificial intelligence and exponential technologies like deep learning and machine learning... Read more

#RSNA18: Overweight women need frequent mammograms

In a study presented during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers found... Read more

#RSNA18: MRI finds depression and anxiety brain pattern

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers have... Read more

Healthcare IT
Digitalisation

Top 2019 CIO challenges in face of healthcare consumerism

Artificial intelligence (AI) and interoperability are among the most challenging technologies for implementation in... Read more

Human resources

Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB)... Read more

Blockchain

A real use for smart contracts?

Blockchain technology has given rise to new concepts such as "smart contracts", which have the potential to be a game changer... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Robotic surgery

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted... Read more

Doctor-leaders

Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... Read more

What's taking so long? Smashing population health silos

Healthcare has been historically mired in siloed thinking, with providers operating independent of each other and rarely... Read more

Blog

What imaging trends will impact radiology departments in 2019?

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population... Read more

Zoom On Profile: Michael A.E. Ramsay

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain... Read more

Communication myths of anaesthetists

Vital minutes before unconsciousness The myth that anaesthetists pick... Read more

The Death of the Stethoscope? Heart Doctors Have Their Say

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that Read more

Healthcare of the future: Disney’s ‘Black Mirror’

We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what... Read more

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Caroline Hurd MD

Effective education for palliative care: communication as a procedure

Palliative care for critically ill patients in the intensive care...

 Lucie Robson

Increased Functionality in 5D Ultrasound

With the aim of reducing the time factor and ‏increasing convenience in...

 Dean Madison

The future of augmented reality in healthcare

S m a r t t e c h n o l o g i e s s...

Prof. John Rogers

Game-changing skin-like electronics for stroke patients

Enabling continual monitoring and personalised care  An innovative...

Prof. Geneviève Derumeaux

Dr. Geneviève A. Derumeaux, Chairperson ESC Congress 2014-2016

...one single thing escapes fate: faith and wisdom...

Assoc. Prof. Carla van Gils

MRI in Women with Extremely Dense Breasts, Interview with Dr. Carla van Gils

The first randomised controlled trial (RCT) on MRI and mammography in...

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