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Women's Health

Effects of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment & Care

Many countries have paused their breast cancer screening programmes because of COVID-19. Findings from a new study presented... Read more

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Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately... Read more

October 2020: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer. The goal is to show... Read more

Cardiology

COVID-19 and Higher Mortality in Acute Heart Failure Patients

Patients with acute heart failure nearly double their risk of dying if they get COVID-19, according to new research published... Read more

Cardiovascular Realities 2020: Time to Act Now

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of mortality in Europe, and World Health Organization (WHO) heart disease goals... Read more

Is Obesity Only the Individual's Responsibility?

Research based on 5425 citizens' responses to a questionnaire survey has illuminated that obesity causes are linked to various... Read more

Healthcare IT
Machine Learning and COVID-19 Management

Machine Learning and COVID-19 Management

A new systematic review (Syeda et al. 2021) analyses artificial intelligence (AI) -based methods utilised to tackle the... Read more

Four Steps to Make COVID-19 Vaccinations Efficient

Four Steps to Make COVID-19 Vaccinations Efficient

The United States, where COVID-19 cases continue to rise, is racing to vaccinate as many people as possible to curb further... Read more

EIT Health’s Wild Card 2021: Innovators Invited

EIT Health’s Wild Card 2021: Innovators Invited

Eye and vision care and pain management are two areas that lack innovation and investment in Europe. This issue is being... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Delirium in COVID-19 ICU Patients

According to findings from a large study, COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU in the early months of the pandemic had a higher... Read more

#EA20: Wellbeing of Healthcare Providers During COVID-19

In a three-part session on burnout and depression of healthcare providers during COVID-19: diagnosis and approach at Euroanaesthesia 2020,... Read more

#EA20: Is Technology the Answer for Perioperative Patient Safety?

One of the most enjoyable sessions at Euroanaesthesia 2020 this year was the pro-con debate. The debate this time was on the... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
COVID-19 Infection at Work: Who is at Risk?

COVID-19 Infection at Work: Who is at Risk?

Essential workers, especially those in healthcare, have a greater risk of COVID-19 due to the nature of their work. Aside... Read more

EU Reports on State of Health

EU Reports on State of Health

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently being the main factor to be considered in the health and well-being assessments, other elements,... Read more

Pandemic Control: New Dynamic Metrics for Proactive Action

Pandemic Control: New Dynamic Metrics for Proactive Action

Without a national and coordinated response to COVID-19, the United States has been ineffective at preventing and mitigating... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

#RSNA20: Anxiety Associated with Faster Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

Anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease, according... Read more

#RSNA20: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teenagers Weakens Bones

Childhood obesity is a major public health issue. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of childhood obesity has consistently... Read more

#RSNA20: Cooking With Wood Causes Lung Damage

Advanced imaging with CT shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage... Read more

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Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body... Read more

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Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

A must read. Dr. Petersilge is an imaging leader and an Enterprise Imaging pioneer. In a recent presentation, Dr. Petersilge shared... Read more

Creating Harmony in Health Systems With Enterprise Imaging

Over the years, there has been significant technological advancement in the healthcare industry. However, for many healthcare... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and Peer Learning in Radiology

Peer reviews are one of the most important tools that can help with radiology workflow. Peer reviews help you collect and evaluate... Read more

Blog

Nurse's View: Are We Back to Square One with COVID-19 in UK?

A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.... Read more

How To Address Resource Shortage In Radiology?

Shortage of skilled manpower is a widespread fact and has indeed not spared... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: Liability Issues of AI Use in Healthcare

In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

HOW TO VENTILATE COVID-19 PATIENTS?

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

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

A patient-centred approach to mammography

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

Accelerate The Reporting Process With RIS

Highly Efficient Workflow Solution in the protestant Hospital Muelheim... Read more

Optimal Connection Improves Care And Referrer Retention

Report transmission upon report release? Dr. Roland Scheck and his... Read more

RIS Investment Boosts Diagnosis And Treatment Flows At Bahrain University Hospital

At a time when healthcare providers worldwide are under increasing pressure... Read more

Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality... Read more

The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time... Read more

From Our Journals

 Estelle Huchet

Opportunities and Risks of Digital Health: Older People’s Perspective

Summary: The publication of the European Commission Strategy for Artificial...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

A reminder about who is at the centre of the complex healthcare hierarchy...

Prof. Dr. Greet Van den Berghe

Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

Dr. Paul Timmers

Hotspot: AI and Ethics in Health Innovation

Summary: AI holds great promise, yet also raises many ethical questions....

Dr. Vass Vassiliou

The role of social media in cardiology

Social Media is gaining significant popularity amongst the medical...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)? COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’ through ethical lens

The possibility of introducing the so-called COVID-19 ‘immunity passports’...

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