ICU and Emergency

Study: Drug Shortage Associated with Sepsis Deaths

Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of... Read more

Neuromuscular Blockade in Management of Critical Illness

Changes in the delivery of critical care – including protocolised care pathways, increased monitoring techniques and improvements... Read more

Categorisation of Survival and Death after Cardiac Arrest

Most cardiac arrest (CA) patients remain comatose post resuscitation, prompting goals-of-care (GOC) conversations. Researchers... Read more

Cardiology

New Markers Associated with AFib Recurrence After Ablation

Certain molecules – known as circulating microRNA – are associated with the recurrence of atrial fibrillation ("erratic heartbeats")... Read more

Cardiovascular Nutrition: Facts vs. Myths

The potential cardiovascular benefits of several trending foods and dietary patterns are still incompletely understood. However,... Read more

Improving Quality of Life, Reducing Readmissions in HF Patients

Results of new study, published in the journal Heart & Lung, support improved quality of life and decreased readmission rates... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Lung-RADS: Potential Drawbacks and Need for Revision

Lung Imaging Reporting and Data System (Lung-RADS), developed by the American College of Radiology to standardise nodule management,... Read more

Noninvasive Imaging Helps Predict Heart Attacks

A new study in the journal Radiology demonstrates the effectiveness of using noninvasive CT angiography and stress tests to detect... Read more

Read Montague, a computational neuroscientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, led a multi-institutional research team including Yale and Vanderbilt to discover brain imaging can reveal whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge ab

Scientists Predict Crime Knowledge States in the Human Brain

A multi-institutional research team has discovered that brain imaging can reveal whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge... Read more

Healthcare IT

Hackers Breach Emory Healthcare's Patient Records

Emory Healthcare's online appointment system has been hit with a cyberattack earlier this year, affecting the records of some... Read more

Cognitive Computing Used to Fight Physician Burnout

Healthcare leaders continue to find ways to address the problem of physician burnout as this impacts on patient care. At the Cleveland... Read more

EHR Optimisation Faces Budgetary Constraints

With no expansion seen in IT budgets, many CIOs at healthcare organisations say they will still pursue plans of optimising electronic... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

There are so many healthcare conferences on the calendar that it can be difficult to select which ones to attend. Being well versed... Read more

GOP Plan: Phase-out of Medicaid Expansion for the Poor

As part of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are looking to scrap premium tax credits for wealthier... Read more

Chronic Disease Management: Benefits to Patients, Providers

Providing support to patients in managing their chronic conditions not only leads to improved care outcomes, but also enables... Read more

Blog

9 Reasons You Need a Dietitian in the ICU Team

Nutrition is a cornerstone of recovery and rehabilitation in ICU patients,... Read more

Two Physician Choices: Continue Path to Nowhere or Learn the Game

  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mansur Hasib, Programme Chair, Cybersecurity Technology, UMUC, Author

Cybersecurity expert, lecturer and HealthManagement.org contributor Dr.... 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

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 Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

Executive summary  As the costs of caring for patients continue to ris... 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

The Concord ICU, Australia

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed t... 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

 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

 Shirley Cramer

Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

Prof. Peter Fleischut

Peter Fleischut

Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian         &nb

 Toby Edwards

Aerodynamic Leadership

Understanding Aerodynamics The word aerodynamic has many definitions. My...

Dr. Richard Pugh

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

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