From Our Journals

 Heather Reimer

Dangerous Boobs Tour

Breast density was a hot topic at the Radiological Society of North America...

Prof Bertrand Guidet

Elderly Care in the ICU: Professor Bertrand Guidet

Professor Bertrand Guidet is Director, Medical Intensive Care, St. Antoine...

Prof. Julia Wendon

Liver Intensive Care

Professor Julia Wendon is a liver intensive care specialist and Clinical...

Dr. Manu Malbrain

Fluid Resuscitation in Burns

What Is New? Following a severe burn injury, an overwhelming systemic...

Prof. Dr. Geert Meyfroidt

Sedation in Acute Brain Injury: Less is More?

Over the past decades, landmark interventional studies in general inte...

Dr. Carl Waldmann

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during...

ICU and Emergency
the algorithm THREAT

Mass Casualty Events: Survival Strategies

A new compendium of strategies to enhance survival of victims from mass casualty events has been released as a supplement to the... Read more

Raj Ratwani, PhD, MedStar Institute for Innovation

Study: Do EHRs Affect Workflow in the ER?

The transition from a homegrown electronic health record to a commercially available EHR system affected emergency physician work... Read more

intensive care unit

Study: Admitting Borderline Pneumonia Patients is Beneficial

Intensive care unit (ICU) admission for older, low-risk patients with pneumonia was linked with improved survival and no significant... Read more

Management and Administration

Accountable Care Organization Model Reduces Medicare Spending

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that a new Medicare payment model reduced the number of times patients received... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes Blue Circle

Obesity Surgery - Who Should Get Priority?

According to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, obese patients with type 2 diabetes, especially those... Read more


IOM Report: Teamwork Critical for Improved Diagnosis

Data on diagnostic errors are sparse, few reliable measures exist and errors are often found in retrospect, an independent research... Read more

Text messaging

Lifestyle Focused Text Messaging Improves CVD Risk Factors

According to a study published in JAMA, a simple, low-cost automated program of semi-personalised mobile phone text messages supporting... Read more


'Life's Simple 7' Programme Reduces Risk of Heart Failure

According to current estimates, one in four middle-aged adults who live to age 85 will develop heart failure. Health experts advocate... Read more


Diabetic Women at Higher Risk of Heart Attack than Men

According to new research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm,... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
microcalcifications in normal mice (left) and those with dense breast tissue

Pre-Clinical Study: Better Mammograms in Dense Tissue

Breast density reduces the accuracy of mammography when screening for breast cancer. Now a new mammogram procedure — already tested... Read more

Tiles showing Error as a word

Improving Diagnosis Is Urgent: Multidisciplinary Effort Required

Diagnostic errors are medicine’s blind spot, and need urgent action, according to a report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care,... Read more

Patient Emergencies in Radiology: How Frequent?

Patient Emergencies in Radiology: How Frequent?

When hospital patients outside the ICU become unstable, many facilities have medical emergency teams (MET) in place to rapidly... Read more

Healthcare IT
NewYork-Presbyterian hackathon participants

Innovation for Hospital IT Solutions

Innovative ideas in healthcare lead to more efficiency and better delivery of care, and hopefully improved outcomes. Many healthcare... Read more

software helps a Utah hospital cut costs

Bespoke Software Program Cuts Costs

With increasing emphasis on value-based care, hospitals are coming under pressure to find ways to optimise staff and resource... Read more

Care Coordination Record

Better Patient Care Management Needed

Better coordination of healthcare services helps to reduce costs and improve quality of patient care. While electronic medical... Read more


Guest Blog: The Future of Image Guided Therapy

The possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through... Read more

Zoom On: David Wilson, President, British Institute of Radiology 2014-2016

Dr. David Wilson is a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist, and President... Read more

Zoom On: Claudio Martin, President, Canadian Critical Care Society

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian... Read more

Zoom On: Simona Agger Ganassi, Chairman, EuHPN - European Health Property Network

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of... Read more

Zoom On: Dipak Kalra, President-The EuroRec Institute & Clinical Professor-Health Informatics, UCL

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mark Sussman, San Diego State University Heart Research Institute

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more