From Our Journals

 Shirley Cramer

Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

 Lucie Robson

Entrepreneurial Doctors

They say that necessity is the mother of invention and nowhere is this...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Computer-Determined Interpretation of Intracranial Abnormalities

Where are we Now in the Algorithm Revolution?The past forty years has been...

Dr. Sana Pascaline, Radiologist

New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit

Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer...

 James Hanison, BSc MBChB FRCA FFICM PGCert Med Ed.

Medication Safety

All drugs are inherently dangerous. In critical care we give large numbers...

 Les Jebson, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to...

Healthcare IT

The Future is Closer Than You Think: Artificial Intelligence

The stage is set. The IT giants are each targeting healthcare with analysts projecting that, by 2018, 30 percent of providers... Read more

eHealth Week

eHealth Week 2016 Speakers Announced

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the European Commission and HIMSS Europe announced the first confirmed speakers... Read more

HIMSS

Ransomware Attacks Hit Three Quarters of Hospitals - Without Them Knowing

Research has shown that as many as 75 percent of hospitals in the U.S. could have been victims of a ransomware attack over the... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Graphic of lungs and diaphragm, credit Pixabay

Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction - What Helps?

The harmful side-effects of mechanical ventilation on respiratory muscles are addressed by two recent publications, which provide... Read more

Tablet

Taking the Tablet: Improved Resuscitation Performance and Documentation

Documenting in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitations in real time simulations on a tablet-based app improved both clinical performance... Read more

Niguarda Hospital Evolves with Mindray Patient Monitoring Systems

Based in the vibrant city of Milan, the second-most populous city in Italy, Niguarda Hospital provides a wide range of medical... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Louise Henderson, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and an assistant professor of radiology at the UNC School of Medicine

False-Positive In 1-3 Years Deters Women From Next Mammogram

A false-positive screening for breast cancer may reduce the likelihood of a woman returning for her next planned mammogram if... Read more

Measuring RA gradients in zebrafish embryos with Phasor-FLIM

Too Much ‘Noise’ Can Affect Brain Development

Using cutting-edge imaging technology, biologists at University of California, Irvine have determined that uncontrolled... Read more

EU Data Protection Regulation ‘Crucial’ For Future Cancer Research

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation,... Read more

Cardiology

Lack of Warfarin Knowledge Increases Risk of Side Effects

New research presented at EuroHeartCare 2016 shows that patients have poor knowledge of warfarin which could increase their risk... Read more

Heart Attack Patients More Depressed, Get Fewer Antidepressants

Research presented at EuroHeartCare 2016 reveals that heart attack patients are more depressed but are prescribed antidepressants... Read more

Cath Lab

Radiation Exposure with X-ray Guided Cardiovascular Procedures

New research published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions shows that healthcare... Read more

Management and Administration
MEDICON

Crisis, What Crisis? Clinical Engineers on Cost Cutting at MEDICON

The role that Clinical Engineers have played in developing and implementing health technology and, ultimately, cost cutting in... Read more

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Researchers To Study Why 50% of Italian Village Are Centenarians

300 People Have Low Rates of Heart Disease and Alzheimer’s   Researchers in the United States and Italy have teamed up to study... Read more

Which States Do Doctors Misbehave Most in the U.S.?

In fact, the percentage of doctors in the U.S. who get disciplined or pay a malpractice claim is four times less in some states... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Sharon Einav, ICM Subcommittee, European Society of Anaesthesiology

Sharon Einav, MSc, MD has chaired the subcommittee for Intensive Care Medicine... 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: Jerry Nolan, Vice-Chairman, European Resuscitation Council

Professor Jerry P. Nolan, FRCA FRCP FFICM FCEM (Hon), is a consultant in... Read more

Zoom On: Jorge Muniz - CEO Medcomic

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

Zoom On: Laura Oleaga, chair of the ESR Education Committee

Prof. Laura Oleaga, MD PhD, serves on the ESR Executive Council as chair... Read more

Zoom On: Michael Nurok, Medical Director Cardiac-Surgical ICU, Cedars-Sinai

Dr Michael Nurok is the medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

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