Radiology and Imaging

PSMA-based PET radiotracers transforming care in prostate cancer

A large number of radiotracers are currently being evaluated for prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) PET, which is... Read more

Radiologist QA by nonradiologists helps minimise biases

According to a new study, radiologist quality assurance (QA) conducted in line with tumour board workflow can enable efficient... Read more

JSM performance at the extremes of disease. Joint space margins are shown in green as seen in axial, coronal and sagittal planes (left to right) at two left hips. (a) An individual with a radiographic K&L grade of 0 (no disease) and minimum joint space wi

New 3D imaging technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

Researchers in the UK have developed an algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Understanding the role of haematopoietic growth factors in sepsis

Sepsis is a complex syndrome characterised by simultaneous activation of pro- and anti-inflammatory processes. During sepsis,... Read more

Educational intervention leads to improved sepsis treatment

The incidence of sepsis – a condition that is associated with high morbidity and mortality – seems to be increasing. Early... Read more

Social support, pain interference impact ICU survivors' quality of life

Experiences during a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU), including pain, delirium, physical deterioration, and the critical... Read more

Cardiology

Improving training of future cardio-oncologists

An ageing population and an increase in cancer survivors has led to significant overlap between comorbid cardiovascular disease... Read more

U.S. study: wearable defibrillators 'safe' for children with arrhythmias

A new analysis provides evidence on the safety and effectiveness of using wearable cardioverter defibrillators in children... Read more

Device detects heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with chemo

A wireless device designed for detection of heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors treated with anthracycline chemotherapy... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals.... Read more

Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?

Patient safety is an important consideration in the delivery of care. While providers continually seek ways to improve patient... Read more

NHS counters GDPR with millions-strong research dataset

In today's technology-driven world, data has become one of the most valuable commodities. And particularly in healthcare,... Read more

Healthcare IT

Disappointing and time-consuming, can EHRs be made useful?

Electronic health record (EHR) systems were supposed to improve the documentation process and retrieval of patient information... Read more

Is blockchain the solution for fragmented medical info?

The use of different electronic records systems in hospitals and specialist clinics makes it difficult for doctors or care... Read more

Tech companies pushing down healthcare costs?

With people in the U.S. finding it more difficult to make ends meet, technology companies could soon drive down healthcare... Read more

Blog

What is needed to ensure radiology and clinical oncology can support the NHS for another 70 years?

The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for... Read more

A letter to Kathy - from an intensive care nurse

As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get... Read more

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

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

What is VR's role in disaster recovery and emergency response training?

As Virtual reality (VR) becomes more accessible, it has infiltrated most... 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

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn

Clinical Use of Coronary CT Angiography

CHANGE OF PARADIGM During the last decades we have witnessed a tremendous...

Prof. Bin Du MD

Intensive Care in China

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20...

 Danielle Bear RD, MRes

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and...

Dr. Takashi Tagami

Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital...

 Rebecca Stepan

Redesigning Cardiovascular Service Line

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE When Minnesota Heart merged with University...

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