Cardiology

Study: Low Statin Use in Patients with High LDC-C Levels

Treatment with statins is recommended for all adults 21 years or older with an elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)... Read more

Study: Alarming Levels of Hypertension in the General Public

A new study indicates that half of the Canadian public require medical attention due to high blood pressure (hypertension), however... Read more

TMVR as Alternative to Surgery for Patients with Mitral Regurgitation

Transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) may be an effective and safe therapy for patients with symptomatic native mitral... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Updated ACR Appropriateness Criteria Cover New Topics

The revised edition of ACR Appropriateness Criteria® now covers 227 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications. Developed... Read more

Focal Breast Pain: Does Breast Density Affect the Need for Ultrasound?

Directed ultrasound, when performed in conjunction with digital mammography for the evaluation of focal breast pain in women with... Read more

Left image: Pre-therapy; Right image: Three days after treatment

Molecular Imaging as Tool in Precision Cancer Care

New molecular imaging technologies can make it easier to diagnose, monitor and treat cancers, and finding a way to use these noninvasive... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Critical-Illness Events: Impact on Patient Outcomes

  University of Chicago researchers have found that one patient’s critical illness may play a role in medical setbacks for other... Read more

GOP-led Congress Seen Prioritising ACA Repeal

  Eager to prove that they can keep their campaign promises, GOP leaders are expected to make revocation of key ACA provisions... Read more

value based care

Healthcare in 2017: Shift Towards Value

  Despite the uncertainty brought about by the election of Donald Trump, the movement toward value-based care is likely to continue... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Japanese Respiratory Society: Revised NPPV Guidelines

After publication of the Japanese edition of the Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NPPV) Guidelines (second revised edition),... Read more

ICU Physical Therapy: Effects of Checklist Use

In a retrospective study on the effect of the daily use of an electronic checklist on physical rehabilitation consultation in... Read more

ICP Monitoring Lowers Mortality in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Results of a meta-analysis published in PLoS ONE indicate that intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring decreased the mortality... Read more

Healthcare IT

HIMSS Women in IT Awards

In recognition of women "who have made a difference" in health IT, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)... Read more

FDA Guidance for Mobile Devices

Amid criticism that it was not doing enough to address the cyber vulnerabilities in medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... Read more

HIT security and cybercrimimals

Biggest Health Data Hacks of 2016

  Cybercriminals were able to break into records of nine providers and a business associate in 2016. The number of records accessed... Read more

Blog

Meet the Team: Christian Marolt, Executive Director

Christian Marolt is Executive Director of HealthManagement and Secreta... Read more

Soft Robot to Boost Weaker Heartbeats

Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed... Read more

Appropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive medicine - where do we stand?

There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are... 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

Critical Care in China

Zoom On Bin DuProf. Bin Du, MD, obtained his medical degree in Peking... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Royal North Shore Hospital & Gosford Hospital, Australia

The Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is one of Sydney’s largest Public... 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

The Value of a Good Reputation

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients... Read more

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A... Read more

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more

From Our Journals

 Alexander Towbin

Social Media Opportunities in Radiology

 Why should radiologists engage in Twitter?   As the term "social medi

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

 Pēteris Zilgalvis

Big Data for Health in Europe

In 2010, the European Commission proposed the 10-year strategy, Europe...

 Josip Stosic, MBBS, BSc, MRCP (acute), EDIC, PGcertME, FFICM

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not need...

 Anna Sort

The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare

Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change behaviour...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Interview With Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, WFSICCM PresidentWhat have...


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