Radiology and Imaging

Diagnosing Head Injuries in Children

A large-scale, multicenter validation study was conducted to assess the diagnostic accuracy of three clinical decision rules used... Read more

Sestamibi SPECT/CT Scan Improves Kidney Cancer Diagnosis

According to results from a series of studies led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the addition of a noninvasive imaging... Read more

Simultaneous PET/MR Imaging - Key Benefits

Integrated PET/MR imaging scanners capable of simultaneous data acquisition are now available for human use. A report published... Read more

Cardiology

Azithromycin Not Linked to Increased Arrhythmia Risk

The commonly used antibiotic azithromycin is not linked to an increased risk of ventricular arrhythmia, an often life-threatening... Read more

Single Troponin T Result Could Safely Rule Out MI in the ED

High-sensitivity assays for cardiac troponin T can quickly and safely rule out myocardial infarction (MI) in patients presenting... Read more

Healthy Lifestyle - Key Factor in AF Prevention

Atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common persistent cardiac arrhythmia, is an increasing burden worldwide. The global burden... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions... Read more

Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a University of Michigan surgical team asserts, ought to do the same

Coaching Patients for Surgery Lowered Stays, Saved Money

Patients entering the hospital can often benefit if they prepare their mind and body beforehand. This can be achieved through... Read more

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Debate over Rising Healthcare Costs

Drug costs are often blamed for spikes in healthcare costs, but drugmakers are quick to point out that drugs account for about... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Telementored Ultrasound for Non-physician Learners

A new study describes how telementoring can help even non-physicians obtain high-quality and clinically relevant ultrasound images... Read more

Vitamin C in Severe Sepsis Treatment

A new study reported in the journal CHEST demonstrates the beneficial effects of high-dose intravenous vitamin C in reducing mortality... Read more

The Hospital of Tomorrow

With rapid advancement in technology, it is expected that hospital structure and function are likely to change as well. Here are... Read more

Healthcare IT

EHR Optimisation: Key Things to Consider

Poor implementation is a major reason why physicians and other users dislike their EHRs. Often, doctors and other staff feel new... Read more

For Organisations, AI Key to Staying Competitive

Use of artificial intelligence technology is expanding not just in IT departments but also in other areas of business. Indeed,... Read more

Hackers Shift Focus to Unstructured Data

The number of healthcare records accessed by cyberattacks in 2016 is lower compared to the previous year's tally, according to... Read more

Blog

What Does it Mean to be an Intensivist? A Philosophical View of Intensive Care

Wikipedia defines intensive care medicine as a branch of medicine concerned... Read more

How can intelligent technology investment strategies help to optimise healthcare institutions?

Healthcare without IT is unthinkable these days, as it plays an increasingly... Read more

Curing the NHS’ tech ailment

Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS... Read more

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... Read more

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic... Read more

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract... 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 improve t... Read more

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, ho Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join... Read more

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer fr... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found that over... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds.... Read more

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and... 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

 Heather Reimer

Dangerous Boobs Tour

Breast density was a hot topic at the Radiological Society of North America...

Dr. Andreas Bergmann

Early Diagnosis and Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury

penKid – A Dynamic Inflammation-Independent Biomarker Of Kidney (Dys)f...

 Carlos Faustmann

Esaote's Long Term Vision

On the occasion of Esaote’s recent launch of their latest mobile ultrasound...

Prof. Todd Dorman

Critical Care Education and Leadership

Todd Dorman takes office as President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine...

Prof. Alexandre Demoule

Noninvasive Ventilation

In less than two decades noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has become...

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting t...

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