ICU and Emergency
Withdrawing Life Support for Patients with Brain Injury

Withdrawing Life Support for Patients with Brain Injury

The decision to withdraw life support from patients with severe brain injuries is one that cannot be taken lightly. In a study... Read more

Outcomes of ABCDE Bundle in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Increasing focus on ICU utilisation and survivorship has also resulted in a greater focus on the long-term consequences of... Read more

Promising Ideas for Future Intensive Care

The path to innovation is often based on intuition or insight. But the implementation of new ideas in healthcare requires... Read more

Cardiology

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Cardiovascular Risk?

Several observational studies suggest an inverse association between vitamin D levels and risk of cardiovascular disease... Read more

Dietetic Consultation for Lowering Lipid Levels

Change in dietary behaviour is considered to be a first-line approach to the prevention and management of cardiovascular... Read more

Shared Decision Making and Cardiovascular Care

As the focus on patient-centred care increases, healthcare authorities are trying their best to establish progressive programmes... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Imaging Modality Targets Cholesterol in Arterial Plaque

In an article published in the peer-reviewed SPIE publication Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO), "Frequency-domain differential... Read more

MRI Technology to Map Body Fat

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Iris Shai has published a significant long-term study... Read more

Surveillance MRI in breast cancer survivors

The addition of breast MRI to mammography in screening breast cancer survivors for new cancers results in higher cancer detection... Read more

Healthcare IT

Do AI-Friendly Chiefs Lead More Successful Organisations?

A report published by Deep Knowledge Analytics shows that AI-Friendly chiefs are more likely to help drive their organisation... Read more

GDPR-friendly Patient Data: Finland Leads the Way

  Patient data is one of the keystones to streamlining and making healthcare more effective. But, added to in-house operational... Read more

Nearly Half of European Healthcare Never Heard of Blockchain

  Blockchain technology is only on the radar for 12% or healthcare organisations in Europe, according to a new report.... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Dementia, the lost times

Dementia, the lost times

The current techniques for diagnosis and treatment of dementia   Dementia is one of the most difficult challenges... Read more

Check! Don’t get hooked?

Check! Don’t get hooked!

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon... Read more

The VBHC evolution 2014-2019

Prof. dr. Fred van Eenennaam and Meagan Jongepier offer an overview on the achievements of the Value Based-Health Care... Read more

Blog

The Urgent Need for Digital Skills in Healthcare

Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with... Read more

Zoom On: Sapna Kudchadkar

Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical... Read more

Addressing Overall Expenditures in the U.S. Health Care

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate bet Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital... Read more

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from c... Read more

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Spotlight on Sepsis

In 2015, UPMC a global multi-hospital system that has over 40 hospitals... Read more

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

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