Radiology and Imaging

New MRI Technique for Better Results

According to findings published in Nature Communications, a new technology can harness imperfections that typically compromise... Read more

Radiologists Need to Embrace the Unknown

According to a recent editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiology educators need to stop... Read more

BIGLITE - A Novel Multifunctional Imaging Platform

A multidisciplinary project led by physicists from the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Texas Southwestern... Read more

Cardiology

ESC Congress 2016 - A Quick Preview

Here's a glimpse of the most anticipated cardiovascular event of the year - the ESC Congress 2016. The primary results of 30 novel... Read more

Warfarin Does Not Offer Long-Term Stability for Atrial Fibrillation

According to a study from Duke Clinical Research Institute, warfarin prescribed for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation may... Read more

Insufficient Evidence For Lipid Disorders Screening in Children

  The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patient

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says.Researchers from... Read more

Gender pay gap

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According... Read more

Patient Safety at Risk: Poor IT Security

Until now and 2021, the total market for cybersecurity technology implemented by U.S. hospitals will expand at a compound annual... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

 Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team,... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Dong W. Chang, MD, LA BioMed lead researcher

High ICU Usage Increases Invasive Procedures, Costs

Researchers at LA BioMed and UCLA examined ICU usage and found that patients admitted in ICUs underwrent more costly and invasive... Read more

Study: Identifying At-Risk Patients with Elder Risk Assessment

A simple risk score can predict critical illness in the next two years in seniors seen in primary care, according to a study published... Read more

Sepsis Tests Compared: More Trials Needed

A systematic review and economic evaluation of rapid tests to identify bacteria and fungi in the bloodstream has determined that... Read more

Blog

Prof Vasilis Ntziachristos, Director - Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging

Modern imaging methods greatly exceed the possibilities of X-rays. Vasilis... Read more

Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care: What Needs to Happen Now?

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative... Read more

Zoom on: Florent Jault, Product Specialist Radiation Dose Monitor (RDM), Medsquare France

1.What are your key areas of interest and research? Patient safety is the... Read more

Zoom On: Rolf Gomes, Founder, Heart of Australia

Cardiologist Dr. Rolf Gomes founded Heart of Australia with the vision... Read more

Zoom On: Eric Poiseau, IHE Europe Technical Project Manager Inria

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

Zoom On: Jorge Muniz - CEO Medcomic

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Improving Patient Outcomes

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome... Read more

Standardizing Quality of Care

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure,... 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

Fetal Examinations Assured with Samsung’s 5D Technology

The Future of UltrasoundUltrasound examinations during pregnancy have taken on... Read more

Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Invasive Fungal Infections

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

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology and Pathology and Finland and Estonia

Sometimes insights, hitherto unperceived can be gleaned by finding points...

Prof. Jordi Rello, MD, PhD.

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Dr. Mark T. Keegan, MD, MSc

The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

 Johanna Ralston

25 X 25: Reducing Premature Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease

The world heart federation’s commitment: 25% by the year 2025   Cardio...

Prof. Peter Le Roux

Multimodality Neuromonitoring in Critically Ill Patients

Without Primary Acute Brain Injury This review focuses on the current...


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