ICU and Emergency

New tool for detecting aneurysm risk in ER headache patients

Identifying headache patients who are at risk of aneurysms can be difficult as they often seem otherwise well. In view of this,... Read more

Bystander automated external defibrillator beneficial in OHCA

Current resuscitation guidelines recommend that bystander defibrillation be attempted as soon as an automated external defibrillator... Read more

Hospital factors may influence NIV outcomes even in low-evidence use

Strong evidence supports use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for patients with respiratory distress from chronic obstructive... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Dose-reduction technique for CT-guided spine biopsies

CT-guided spinal procedures using CT fluoroscopy have become increasingly more popular because of its ease of localisation and... Read more

Improving radiologist communications to maximise value in breast imaging

There is a continuing demand to improve value in U.S. healthcare by decreasing costs and simultaneously improving quality of care.... Read more

MRI and clinical outcome in carotid artery stenosis after revascularisation

Researchers in Poland performed a prospective study to assess functional and cognitive outcome, with regard to cerebral flow on... Read more

Cardiology

SENIOR trial: Synergy stent with shorter DAPT better than bare-metal stent

Elderly patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) often receive bare-metal stents (BMS) instead of drug-eluting... Read more

Right heart failure in HFpEF: ESC position statement

For many years, the right ventricle (RV) was largely neglected in the consideration of left-sided heart failure. However, it is... Read more

Novel therapy for treating cardiogenic shock

A new study aims to assess the effectiveness of a novel therapy for treating cardiogenic shock and patients undergoing high-risk... Read more

Healthcare IT

How to plan an EHR go-live for success

A hospital is also a business enterprise – it generates revenues and allots a budget for operational expenses. As its services... Read more

Common cybersecurity weak spots and how to tackle them

Maintaining the safety and protection of IT systems that keep important health information requires discipline. This is especially... Read more

ehi AWARDS 2017: 'healthcare industry leader' to be named

Five individuals are vying for a new award, "the healthcare industry leader", which is part of the ehi AWARDS 2017. The new award... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Post-M&A survival: lessons from success stories

Healthcare has seen accelerated consolidation activity in recent years. In 2015 alone, the number of hospital mergers and acquisitions... Read more

Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence

By tapping the power of supercomputers, combined with machine learning algorithms, a team led by University of Texas at Austin... Read more

What could Price resignation mean for regulatory policy and physician community?

As secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, Dr. Tom Price implemented some policy changes to ease the regulatory... Read more

Blog

How can we improve gender parity in critical care medicine?

I think what is important is to have the leaders proactively thinking about... Read more

Healthcare Revolution in Africa through Public-Private Partnerships

Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Ho... Read more

How can the Internet of Things and people help improve our health, wellbeing and quality of life?

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI... 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

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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 Georg Schmitz

Ultrasound: Pushing the Boundaries with Unconventional Techniques

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES WITH UNCONVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg...

Prof. Dr. Uwe Haberkorn

Nuclear Medicine And Prostate Cancer

What are the issues with imaging of prostate cancer when it comes to early...

 William O. Cooper

Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation

Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with...

 Jacqueline Pflaum-Carlson

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

Prof. Ignacio Previgliano

Cognitive Impairment After Critical Illness: Prevention and Treatment

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

Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the other...

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