Decision Support

OncCOVID App to Estimate Impact of Delayed Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment delay has had significant impact on cancer-specific survival and COVID-19–specific mortality. While treatment... Read more

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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

Women's Health

Women’s Cancer Screenings Fell by More than 80% During COVID

According to the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, breast cancer screenings for underserved... Read more

Healthcare's Shadow Pandemic: Women Forced out by Sexual Harassment and Inequality

With women representing 70% of the workforce and 90% of nurses, the clinical care setting is in a “shadow pandemic” prompted... Read more

Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Mammogram Results?

As much of the world ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, questions continue to arise about the potential side effects of the available... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Agfa Healthcare's Enterprise Imaging Solution at Arab Health 2021

At Arab Health 2021 in Dubai, Agfa HealthCare exhibited its latest diagnostic imaging solutions at its virtual booth. Agfa HealthCare’s... Read more

TeleConsult Europe Chooses Enterprise Imaging to Realize Ambitious Growth Agenda

TeleConsult Europe and Agfa HealthCare collaborate to realize ambitions: TeleConsult Europe (TCE) is a teleradiology company... Read more

8 Tips to Incorporate POCUS into Enterprise Imaging Programme

The use of Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS) has been consistently increasing in recent years. The Society of Radiologists in... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trust in Healthcare Declines Amongst US Doctors, Patients During Pandemic

Physicians and patients report a loss of trust in the U.S. healthcare system since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and doctors’... Read more

No Country is ‘Out of the Woods' Yet, WHO Cautions about Pandemic

While overall COVID-19 cases and deaths have fallen worldwide over the past few weeks, the threat from the now 18-month pandemic... Read more

iPads in Ambulances: NHS Aims to Improve Patient Care

iPads will be provided to ambulance crews across England to ensure that patients get the right care faster, the NHS brass... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Sex, Illness Severity and Mortality in ICU Patients

Women account for only about 35-45% of patients in the ICU. This is surprising since half of the world’s population are women.... Read more

Application of Artificial Intelligence in the ICU

Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise in critical care. Vast amounts of data are regularly collected in intensive... Read more

Association of Volume of Sepsis Cases and Mortality

Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide and is also associated with a high burden of patient mortality.  This burden is... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Synthetic MRI in Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

A newly published study evaluated the reliability of synthetic magnetic resonance imaging (SyMRI) for detecting complications... Read more

ACR Opposes Title Change to "Physician Associate"

In an official statement published on their website, the American College of Radiology (ACR) declared their opposition to the... Read more

More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been... Read more

Healthcare IT

Is Alexa Spying on You?

In a class action lawsuit filed last week, healthcare workers alleged that their Amazon Alexa-enabled devices may have recorded... Read more

WHO Report: AI in Health - 6 Guiding Principles for its Design and Use

Ethics and human rights must be a part of the design, deployment, and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the delivery of... Read more

Can We Make Text-Based AI Less Racist, Please?

Last summer, OpenAI launched GPT-3, a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence contextual language model that promised computers... Read more

Cardiology

Statins May Reduce COVID-19 Severity

Findings from a new study published in PLOS ONE show that patients taking statins had a 41% lower risk of in-hospital death from... Read more

21st Century May Be a Record-Breaker for Longevity

The number of people who live past the age of 100 has been increasing for decades. Today, there are nearly half a million people... Read more

The Underestimated Risk of Valvular Heart Disease

According to findings from a study published in the British Journal of Medicine, the development of valvular heart disease in... Read more

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Blog

So Why am I Worrying Now? Thoughts from the UK on Pandemic Times

  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing&nb Read more

The Importance of Reliable Reprocessing of Hospital Beds

Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our... 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

An Epiphany from Inside the COVID-19 Crisis in the UK

The Lockdown May End, But Nursing Will Continue My dear readers it is... Read more

How Efficiency Gains in the Pathology Department may Impact the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

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

Holistic Decision-Making in a Digital World

Smart data integration and decision support along the patient pathway... Read more

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Maria Papathanasiou

The evolution of left ventricular assist devices

Cutting-edge therapy at a high price Left ventricular assist devices...

 ECRI Institute

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

Prof Vitaly Herasevich

Will Artificial Intelligence Change ICU Practice?

An AI-enabled ICU is coming in the not-too-distant future, but it requires...

Dr. Ignacio Martin-Loeches

ARDS and Precision Medicine

What is the path forward for treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome...

Mag. Christian Marolt

Staff matters

People are the backbone of healthcare systems. With staff costs up...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Ethics as Superpower - Primum Non Nocere Against All Pandemic Odds

Use Case COVID-19-ICU Bethany Hospital Germany Medicine is an activity...

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