Radiology and Imaging
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8 Clinical Trials to be Presented at ECR 2017

Hear from investigators of key clinical trials in radiology, who will present preliminary and final results from  recent trials... Read more

MRIs Used in New Study to Predict Which Infants Will Develop Autism

MRIs Used in New Study to Predict Which Infants Will Develop Autism

MRIs have been used in a revolutionary study to predict if infants will later develop autism. The disorder has only been identifiable... Read more

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10 Reasons to Attend ECR 2017

“At ECR, we continue to explore the world of radiology with determination, confidence and ambition, and we do so with style and... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Liver Transplantation in Children: Improved Outcomes

According to new research, the use of advanced critical care in children and infants with liver failure is justified because liver... Read more

New Strategy for Identifying Sepsis Arising in the ICU

A new methodology using administrative codes coupled to a SIRS screening protocol can help identify patients whose sepsis initially... Read more

3 Uses for Drones in Emergency Medicine

1. Search for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Drowning Victims Using a drone to locate submerged drowning victims could save time ... Read more

Cardiology

Sex-gender-specific Treatments for Diabetic Patients

Cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes are among the most important causes of death in diabetic patients. As "sex-gender... Read more

Calcified Plaque Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

A major study published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the mere presence of any calcified coronary plaque, also called coronary... Read more

E-Cigarettes: What a Practising Cardiologist Needs to Know

Should E-cigarettes be tolerated, or even favoured over tobacco, as a less harmful substitute for those unable to stop smoking... Read more

Healthcare IT

PCHA-IHE Initiatives to Improve Info Exchange

Two healthcare IT groups will further their collaboration this year to improve ways that IT systems share health information.... Read more

Copy-Paste Use in EHRs: Safety Issues

The use of copy and paste functionality in electronic health records (EHRs) has introduced "unintended safety-related issues into... Read more

Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty... Read more

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Efficiency Top of Healthcare Engineering Congress Agenda

The SIAIS (Italian Society of Architecture and Engineering for Healthcare) association of Italian Hospital Engineering is organising... Read more

Mersin Hospital

Siemens Healthineers in Innovative Lab Service Partnership for Cost Control

  Siemens Healthineers has announced an exciting initiative within Turkish healthcare that is expected to benefit 92 million patients... Read more

Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

1.    Wearables and sensorsThe most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns.... Read more

Blog

Opportunities to be Mindful Lurk in Every Clinical Encounter

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears.... 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

Bedside Ultrasonography: 6 Success Factors for Implementation

Nidhi Nikhani, MD, shares  6 steps to implement ultrasonography in cri... Read more

Telehealth Role in Value Based Care

Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected... 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

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical... 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

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduc... 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

Improving Patient Outcomes

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome... 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. Bernd K. Hamm

Professor Bernd Hamm, ECR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Supporting and promoting...

Asst. Prof. Thomas Ryan

Cardio-Oncology: A Developing Specialty for Comprehensive Cardiac Care

Over the past several decades there have been significant and important...

 Joan Peppard

EAHP: Representing Hospital Pharmacists

Joan Peppard is President-Elect of the European Association of Hospital...

 Alison Lightbourne

Opportunities to Build a Better Care Continuum: From Global to Local

For staff working at the sharp edge of health services, whether in a h...

Prof. Aristomenis Exadaktylos

Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

Switzerland is a country of 8.2 million inhabitants, who mostly live outside...

 Chris Finnegan

How Design Can Improve the Healthcare Experience

Design Council’s founding purpose was to elevate the UK’s industrial design...

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