Radiology and Imaging

Utility of lead glasses and eye dosemeters in radiation protection

The number of interventional procedures has expanded steadily over the last two decades as new interventions of increasing complexity... Read more

Medical 3D printing: physicians as artists

The use of 3D printing in medicine has accelerated in recent years, with some hospitals using the technology to plan complicated... Read more

Portable eye-tracking technology that could be used on the sidelines of sports events to immediately assess athletes for concussion following impact.

Imaging study provides further insight into subconcussion

New research from Indiana University finds clear differences in the brains of athletes playing contact sports compared to those... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Solid cancer patients: high day-120 mortality post-ICU discharge

The challenge for intensivists is to identify which patients with solid cancers would benefit from ICU care. A new multicentre,... Read more

Pre-hospital ECPR: challenges and benefits

Survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) has remained low despite advances in resuscitation science. Hospital-based... Read more

Inspiratory muscle training well-tolerated in ICU patients

Respiratory muscle weakness is common in critically ill patients, but the role of targeted inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in... Read more

Cardiology
Illustration of the gene expression fingerprint of each single cell in a three-dimensional projection after bioinformatics analysis to identify the cellular phenotype.

New actors identified in atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is the most common cause of death and disease in the Western world. Still, there are a lot unresolved questions... Read more

Poor validity of GPs' heart failure diagnoses?

A new systematic review of pooled data of 196,105 patients with heart failure (HF) has confirmed a phenotype of older women with... Read more

Structural heart disease: mHealth improves outcomes

An initial mHealth diagnostic strategy was associated with a shorter time to definitive therapy among patients with structural... Read more

Healthcare IT

Has the EHR blame game gone too far?

It is a common complaint among physicians that EHR documentation takes too much of their time. They say that EHR systems are not... Read more

Deception technology in battle against cyber-threats

According to an annual study on privacy and security of healthcare data, Ponemon Institute reports that nearly 90 percent of healthcare... Read more

Europe's smart pill tech market set for growth

Smart pill technology is an innovative method of drug delivery. Smart pills are basically medical devices and small embedded electronic... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

How to reduce surgery times: stick to the same op

A new study of trained surgeons in the UK shows a strong relationship between the order of surgical procedures and duration of... Read more

Four-steps to fight back against EHR burnout

Burnout among U.S. physicians seems to have reached epidemic proportions. As shown in several recent studies, nearly half of U.S.... Read more

Doctors and patients harnessing the healing power of stories

"What patients bring to their clinicians is their stories," writes behavioural scientist Thomas Egnew. It is through these stories... Read more

Blog

Survey: ICU inter-professional rounding practices

 Please see below details of an online survey which is being supported... Read more

Cost Improvement Programmes should be more than just the money, money, money

You might remember 1976. The summer was sweltering, Concorde took to the... Read more

Advances for information exchange between healthcare organisations

Major healthcare IT vendor Orion Health is amongst the first suppliers... Read more

Medical Imaging Convention 2018

The Medical Imaging Convention is the UK’s dedicated trade show for medical... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

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

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Quality

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but in...

Dr. Richard Pugh

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

 Paul Sidhu

Future of imaging

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as...

Prof. Hiroyuki Murata

Smart Ageing International Research Centre

Smart Ageing International Research Center The Smart Ageing International...

Prof. Ignacio Previgliano

Cognitive Impairment After Critical Illness: Prevention and Treatment

Why did you decide to investigate NTF-prep? Long-term cognitive impairment...

 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

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