From Our Journals

Controlling Patient Workflow in a Radiology Department

For the purpose of protecting patient safety and upholding quality standards...

 Rebekah Thomson

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

Prof. Em. Heung Bong Cha

Guest Editorial

Population ageing is one of the major global phenomena of the 21st century....

Dr. Salvador Casado Buendía

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Cost-Effectiveness

In medicine the benefits of treatment are always weighed against possible...

Dr. Daniela Bernardi

Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian breast...

Cardiology
Cognitive Health

Discontinuing Antihypertensive Therapy in Older Adults Does Not Improve Cognition

An article published by JAMA Internal Medicine claims that discontinuing antihypertensive therapy for patients 75 years or older... Read more

Elderly

Elderly have Highest Rate of Statin Use

According to new research published by JAMA Internal Medicine, the use of statins for primary prevention in patients without vascular... Read more

Coronary Artery Disease

Heart Attack Patients without Obstructive CAD at High Risk of Residual Angina

According to new research published in the European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes, patients without obstructive... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
microscopy image of 4 subcellular targets

New Way to Image Single Molecules in ‘True Colour’

A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) team has invented a new technology to image single molecules with unprecedented... Read more

scan showing a blood clot in a rat (cropped image)

PET Method Scans Whole Body for a Blood Clot

A new imaging method — so far tested in rats — may someday enable clinicians to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot,... Read more

small MBI-occult invasive ductal carcinoma

MBI: Cost-Effective Secondary Breast Screening Method

A Mayo Clinic study shows that molecular breast imaging (MBI) for women with dense breast tissue resulted in a lower cost per... Read more

Healthcare IT
research data on mhealth technology needed

mHealth No Support for Hearts

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile... Read more

web-based, patient-centred toolkit

Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare... Read more

HIPAA survey results

Low Confidence in Interoperability Goals

A study finds that only a small number (17 percent) of healthcare providers are optimistic that the industry will meet the 10-year... Read more

ICU and Emergency
false colour light micrograph of C. difficile

C. diff Colonisation and Risk for Subsequent Infections

According to Johns Hopkins researchers, patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) for Clostridium difficile infection... Read more

ICU Bedside Diagnosis

Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

According to a review published online on 4 August in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, little or scarce data on the... Read more

 NICU team member at work

Exposure to Rude Behaviour Harms NICU Team Performance

A study by Israeli researchers shows that exposure to rude behaviour can have adverse consequences on the diagnostic and procedural... Read more

Management and Administration
Harbor-UCLA

Car Production Models Used in Hospital Management

Public hospitals like Harbor-UCLA have adapted Toyota's production system to healthcare and are changing their longstanding practices... Read more

Yelp

Patient Hospital Quality Reviews on Yelp

Patients today often use third-party review sites to review hospitals and share their experiences as well as find out what others... Read more

Hospital

Hazards of Hospital Consolidation

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around... Read more

Blog

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

Dr Geneviève Derumeaux is a Professor and Head of the Department of... Read more

Zoom On: Lluis Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The... Read more

Zoom On: Claudio Martin, President, Canadian Critical Care Society

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian... 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

Zoom On: Dipak Kalra, President-The EuroRec Institute & Clinical Professor-Health Informatics, UCL

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mark Sussman, San Diego State University Heart Research Institute

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more