ICU and Emergency

Importance of advanced care planning in elderly trauma patients

New research from University of Alberta highlights the importance of early advanced care planning to improve patient and... Read more

"Fluid overload" - a poorly-defined term that should be avoided

Clinicians examining an oedematous patient are wont to say that the patient has “fluid overload” or “hypervolemia” or both... Read more

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#EuSEM18: Leadership lessons and the importance of civility

Experienced emergency medicine doctors shared their thoughts on leadership in several sessions at the European Society of Emergency... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Hyun S. "Kevin" Kim, M.D.

Thermal ablation: safe and effective for treating early-stage lung cancer

New Yale-led research demonstrates that thermal ablation is safe and effective in the treatment of early-stage lung cancer.... Read more

Utility of PET-CT for staging in locally advanced cervical cancer

In women with locally advanced cancer of the cervix (LACC), staging defines disease extent and guides therapy. Currently,... Read more

Improving performance of lung cancer screening in places with high number of nonsmokers

Due to marked differences in lung cancer demographics in Asia and the predominance of subsolid nodules and adenocarcinoma... Read more

Cardiology

Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body

Researchers have combined wireless and ultrasound technologies to develop a wearable patch that can monitor blood pressure... Read more

Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy

Stanford-led research has found that people with cardiomyopathy have abnormally short telomeres in the muscles that contract... Read more

CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction

Current guidelines suggest treatment for many individuals who may never develop a stroke. According to a new study, the combination... Read more

Healthcare IT

Just what is the cost of robotic surgery?

The use of robotics surgery, especially in the U.S. and other developed countries, is on the rise despite evidence questioning... Read more

Infosec third-party risk management

Prominent CISOs from leading health systems and hospitals in the USA have launched a new initiative to better manage information... Read more

Robots to train surgeons for intricate procedures

A "new age of surgery" is coming to Australia with the establishment of a robot academy that will train surgeons to perform... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Healthcare finance innovation

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is on the lookout for a tech company to help the Trust improve its... Read more

Next generation of physician leaders & the 'triple aim' goals

There are important challenges in healthcare today, in particular regarding the needs to pivot from volume-based care to... Read more

Servant leadership: A journey, not a race

Amidst changing organisational mandates and employee expectations, leaders must learn new ways of leading. Old command and... Read more

Blog

Making healthcare delightful

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology,... Read more

Epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... Read more

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

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

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss... 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

 Paul de Schepper

Point-of-Care US: A New Service Delivery Model

Medical care in the Netherlands is organised through a gatekeeper, the...

Dr. Rolf Gomes BE, MBBS, FRACP

Rolf Gomes

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 Deo Religioso

Enhancing the patient experience with video information

Modern-day devices to help the modern-day patient. How the use...

 Samna Ghani

The future of healthcare: Turning challenges into opportunities

Providing value-based care will be one of the driving forces in the...

Prof. Dr. Uwe Haberkorn

Nuclear Medicine And Prostate Cancer

What are the issues with imaging of prostate cancer when it comes to...

Dr. Francesco Mojoli MD

Ultrasound-guided mechanical ventilation

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is now a tool used worldwide, integrating...

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