Cardiology

Is Stent Postdilation Useful in Treating ACS?

Amidst increasing evidence showing that the risk of death is higher after stent postdilation is performed in patients with acute... Read more

Continued Statin Use Linked to Lower Death Risk

A Brigham and Women's Hospital-led study published in Annals of Internal Medicine highlights the benefits of prolonged statin... Read more

Statin Denial Cult: Myths and Lies

In an Editorial published in Annals of Internal Medicine, Steven E. Nissen, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic blames an internet-driven... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Interventional Radiologists and Endovascular Stroke Therapy

Effective endovascular therapy (EVT) for acute ischaemic stroke requires a rapid multidisciplinary response with technically successful... Read more

Radiology of Vertebral Fractures in Women and Men

A new study compares two methods for osteoporotic vertebral fracture (VF) assessment on lateral spine radiographs, using data... Read more

Managing Incidentalomas: Disclosure of Cancer History Useful

Technological advancements and the ever-increasing use of computed tomography (CT) have greatly increased the detection of incidental... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

U.S. Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill Fails

For the third time, the Republican-dominated Senate has failed in its efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Through... Read more

Culture Matters: M&As

Mergers and acquisitions often are made in the hope that business operations can be rationalised so as to provide customers with... Read more

Healthcare Staff Suffer Above Average Depression

An independent UK healthcare body dedicated to improving patient experience and supporting frontline staff in the sector says... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Therapeutic Hypothermia: Time for a Moratorium

Total or partial cooling of human beings has been used sporadically in a variety of diseases of the central nervous system for... Read more

Detecting Consciousness in Patients with Severe TBI

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) can be used to identify ICU patients with severe... Read more

Finding Ways to Improve Mechanical Ventilation

A review paper published in the journal Critical Care discusses current problems associated with mechanical ventilation and some... Read more

Healthcare IT

Fighting 'Dark Web' Hackers

The "dark web" is something hidden from most users of the internet. This is because the dark web lies within what is known as... Read more

Trapping Hackers

The "art of deception network" provides an added dimension to the protection of sensitive health information. This new method... Read more

Your CISO Better be Happy

WannaCry, Petya and other attacks make the work of cybersecurity professionals more challenging. Often, they need to work long... Read more

Blog

How to Tackle Diabetic Retinopathy in a Megalopolis like Mexico?

Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population... Read more

Pros and Cons of Buying an Oracular AI System for Daily Decision-Making in a Hospital Setting

  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system?... Read more

Gender as Parameter when Planning Quality Improvement in Clinical Pathways

Different preferences based on gender, influence the patient’s perspective... Read more

How is the British Institute of Radiology Meeting the Challenges of Today's Healthcare Environment

The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how... 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

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

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

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Dr. Fernando Suarez Sipmann

Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective

In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Emergency Medicine & Trauma

Providing seamless emergency care is the ideal for those of us who work...

Asst. Prof. Piyali Mitra Mathavan

Self-Assessment for Hospitals

Quality accreditation can provide a sustainable competitive advantage to...

Dr. Lamia Ouanes-Besbes

Intensive Care in Tunisia

According to the World Bank classification, Tunisia is considered a lower...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three distinguished...

 Lis Neubeck

Apps for Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Avatars In Personalisation

How do we help people to improve their health after a heart event? Current...

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