ICU and Emergency

'Code ICU' and Improved Patient Outcomes

A system of rapid review of critically ill patients in the emergency department (ED) is associated with reduced ED length of stay... Read more

Clinical Predictors of Early Death from Sepsis

Patients with severe sepsis who experience rapid, early deterioration and death are of particular concern. However, given the... Read more

ECMO for Adult Respiratory Failure: 2017 Update

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can support severe derangements in gas exchange in both acute and chronic respiratory... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Radiology Unit: Improving Patient Care and Quality

A dose management system (DMS) is essential to improving patient care and quality in a hospital's radiology unit or department,... Read more

Improving Radiology With AI

The impact of artificial intelligence technology is becoming more widespread in healthcare. However, rather than feeling threatened... Read more

Cost-effective Lung Cancer Screening Programmes

For lung cancer screening programmes to be cost-effective, these should target high-risk people and identify non-cancer conditions... Read more

Cardiology

TAVR Improving with Advanced Technologies

This year 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) performed in Rouen in April... Read more

Higher BMI Increases Risk of CHD, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes

New findings confirm previous evidence that higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of cardiometabolic... Read more

Heart Attack Shown to be 'Systemic Condition'

An acute heart attack (myocardial infarction) is a "systemic" condition with an impact upon the whole body and triggers responses... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Fake News Woes in Healthcare

Social media platforms and other modern channels of communication make it easier for people to interact and share information.... Read more

Tech's Role in Empathy-based Medicine

According to  Dr Jeremy Howick and Dr Sian Rees of the Oxford Empathy Programme, existing digital technologies need to be exploited... Read more

Medicare Penalty for 500K Clinicians

Some 501,933 clinicians in the U.S. will see a 2 percent reduction in Medicare payments this year for failing to meet the requirements... Read more

Healthcare IT

Risk Management: Cybersecurity

A cyberattack does not occur spontaneously for it requires some planning and preparation. These attacks make use of a variety... Read more

Artificial Intelligence: Explosive Growth

Artificial intelligence is fast becoming integrated in the delivery of healthcare, and increasing use of the technology is expected... Read more

Hackers Target Junior Staff

Cybercriminals are adjusting their social engineering tactics to focus on the more vulnerable members of an organisation: the... Read more

Blog

Apps on Intensive Care

  My app on Intensive care Complete: ABG is for bedside diagnosis. It uses... Read more

What Steps are Needed for Value Based Healthcare?

Tremendous progress has been made in healthcare over the last forty years.... Read more

Are Wearables Dangerous for Health?

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a... 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

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... 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

From Our Journals

 Shakil Adil

Sustainability in Hospital Design

AWARD-WINNING ZULEKHA HOSPITALS OFFERS INSIGHTS INTO SUCCESSFUL PROJECT...

 Kira Achaibar

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

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

Dr. Frédéric Barbut

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

 Brian Orta

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

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

 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,...

Prof. Robert W. Wachter

Robert Wachter

Hospitalist,Writer and Professor & Interim Chair of the Department of...

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