ICU and Emergency

Nutrition therapy - 'one size does not fit all'

A review paper published in Critical Care highlights the importance of employing targeted nutritional care for critically ill... Read more

New model for predicting ECMO outcome in ARDS

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-saving therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients but... Read more

What's the latest on ventilator-associated pneumonia?"

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most frequent life-threatening nosocomial infection in intensive care units. Although... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

AI-based neuroimaging approach helps predict Alzheimer's disease

Machine learning techniques such as support vector machine (SVM) have been applied recently in order to accurately classify individuals... Read more

Gambian trip offers dialysis hope

Point-of-care ultrasound is a valuable tool for successful dialysis fistula surgery, allowing pre‑operative mapping to find a... Read more

Dynamic ultrasound for detecting soleus arcade syndrome

The soleus arcade syndrome (SAS) is a rare compression neuropathy of the tibial nerve that often remains undiagnosed due to low... Read more

Cardiology

Study: AF hospital mortality risk higher in rural areas

According to researchers in the U.S., urban-rural differences exist when it comes to the risk of hospital mortality among patients... Read more

Managing bleeding on OACs - new expert consensus

The American College of Cardiology has issued new guidance on the management of acute bleeding in patients treated with oral anticoagulants... Read more

Report: U.S. needs to prioritise cardiovascular disease

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) highlights the need for the United States... Read more

Healthcare IT

Google AI precision medicine tool open source

Google has made available to the open source community its new deep-learning based technology that will be useful in broadening... Read more

UK security centre to battle cyberhacking

NHS Digital has announced a new £20m project aimed at enhancing its ability to support the NHS with its data security. Under this... Read more

Virtual doctor specialism of future?

Rapid advancements in IT and communication technology are a key factor driving the growth of telehealth. According to one estimate,... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Shock chairman resignation over 'unrealistic' UK health funding

Funding problems in NHS have led to the resignation of Lord Kerslake as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,... Read more

Transforming value-based healthcare payment models

Provision of quality care at low cost is at the heart of the new value-based care model. Evidence suggests that value-based contracting... Read more

Insiders cause most data security breaches

The latest Protenus breach barometer shows this year's security trend remained true for October – i.e., at least one breach occurs... Read more

Blog

Changing the culture of medicine - one conversation at a time

Lessons from a doctor turned patientDr. Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP, is a critical... Read more

Healthcare Revolution in Africa through Public-Private Partnerships

Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Ho... Read more

How can the Internet of Things and people help improve our health, wellbeing and quality of life?

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI... Read more

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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 pressure... Read more

Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make... Read more

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

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

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

From Our Journals

 Ian Weissman

Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States

As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology...

MD,PHD Per Skaane

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis (Per Skaane)

What are the key benefits of implementing tomosynthesis in screening p...

 Marie Meynadier

Revolutionizing Orthopaedic Imaging

What are the main areas of EOS Imaging’s business interest? Bringing solutions...

Dr. Chulananda Goonasekera MD PhD FRCP FCAI M Phil MRCPCH

Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

An Evolving Specialty Sri Lanka is steadily progressing to establish critical...

Prof. Dr. med.dipl.Phys. Hans-Peter Busch

Organisational Development: Achieving Change

A wanderer asks a woodcutter in the forest the way. The woodcutter says...

 The patientsafe team

Patient Safety and Social Media

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing...

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