From Our Journals

Prof. Hollnagel, Erik

Guest Editorial

Creating Safer HealthcareHealthcare professionals have long recognised...

 Peppard, Joan

Pharma Supplement

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

Dr Pepe, Paul E

Partnering Medicine and Public Service

Interview With Professor Paul E. PepePaul E. Pepe, MD, MPH, is Professor...

 Hunter, Angus

Health and Climate Changes: The importance of the Role of the Health Sector

The Challenge of Our Times Recent years have seen an increasing awareness...

 de la Calle, Matias

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

 Reuss, Ted

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Radiology and Imaging
Sign saying Innovation

RSNA15: Leading Radiologists Speak on Innovation

Packed plenary sessions at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting attest to the thought-provoking and... Read more

RSNA 2015 meeting and strapline

RSNA15: Innovate to Secure the Future

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) continues to draw delegates from across the globe to Chicago, and next week’s... Read more

Phillip Boiselle, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

RSNA15: Subsolid Lung Nodules Pose Greater Cancer Risk to Women than Men

A certain type of lung nodule visible on lung cancer screening CT exams is associated with a higher risk of lung cancer for women... Read more

Management and Administration
Joint Commission Approval

Key Quality Measures Top Performers

The newly released report America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015 summarises... Read more

Sharp Memorial Hospital

Pod-and-huddle ED Model Speeds Processes

Emergency departments (ED) are usually designed in a linear flow, attaching nurses or physicians to particular patients and specific... Read more


Improving Patient Safety by Cutting Misdiagnosis

According to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical... Read more


Small, Local Cardiac Rehab Centres Equally Effective

According to new research from the University of York, smaller and more localised cardiac rehabilitation (CR) centres are as effective... Read more

Patient Selection for PCI

Appropriate Patient Selection for Heart Procedures

New findings from Yale School of Medicine suggest that the decline in the number of patients undergoing unnecessary percutaneous... Read more

Heart Disease

Heart Disease, Stroke Invisible to Most Women

Heart disease and stroke continue to be the number one killer of women in the U.S. One in three women die from heart disease and... Read more

Healthcare IT
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Wireless Devices Manage Pain Signals

New implantable wireless devices can be used to trigger — and, in theory, block — pain signals in the body and spinal cord before... Read more

big data in healthcare

Big Data Cuts Readmissions

Use of big data has helped University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the second largest integrated payer-provider network... Read more

Heartbuds may someday replace the iconic stethoscope

Health Exams Alter With New Device

A new smartphone-based device known as HeartBuds is just as effective as traditional stethoscopes and better than a disposable... Read more

ICU and Emergency
copper vs. respiratory viruses

Copper Can Prevent Respiratory Virus Spread

Copper can effectively help to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, which are linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome... Read more

MyICU app

MyICU App Introduced

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in Boston, USA, has launched a new app, MyICU, that serves as a communication tool... Read more

ICU delirium - a serious yet understudied issue

Study: Patients' Experiences of Delirium

Up to 90 percent of patients in the intensive care unit experience delirium and this can have a profound and lasting impact on... Read more


Dr. Peter M. Fleischut, Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian

Dr. Peter M. Fleischut is the Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian... Read more

Let Doctors Be Doctors. It's About Time. is a forum for healthcare professionals that allows... Read more

Zoom On: John Marini, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

John J. Marini is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota... Read more

Zoom On: Dr Ross Tsuyuki, University of Alberta

Dr. Tsuyuki is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and the Director... Read more

Zoom On: Moshe Graif, Honorary President, Israel Radiological Association

Prof. Moshe Graif is Chairman, Department of Medical Imaging, The Tel Aviv... Read more

Zoom On: Simona Agger Ganassi, Chairman, EuHPN - European Health Property Network

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: C. Diff report

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

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

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