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Mammography Screening Recommended in Older Women

When it comes to breast cancer screening in women, there is consensus that screening is beneficial in women between the ages... Read more

Beta Blockers and Survival Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients

New research led by Flinders University has found a link between beta-blockers and survival outcomes in some breast cancer patients.... Read more

Effects of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment & Care

Many countries have paused their breast cancer screening programmes because of COVID-19. Findings from a new study presented... Read more

Healthcare IT
SMART Guidelines for National Digital Health Systems

SMART Guidelines for National Digital Health Systems

WHO has launched its first SMART Guideline approach that includes documentation, procedures and digital health tools.... Read more

Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Treatments

Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Treatments

A deep learning (DL) model developed at the Pennsylvania State University proved to be much more efficient in predicting... Read more

AI Helps Multilingual Patient Communication in Radiology

AI Helps Multilingual Patient Communication in Radiology

A free web-based tool uses artificial intelligence to help radiologic technicians communicate with patients in various languages.... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Solidarity Trial Interim Results: Antiviral Drugs in Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients

Mortality trials of four antiviral drugs - remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon beta-1a were recommended... Read more

High-flow Nasal Oxygen vs. Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused thousands of cases of acute respiratory failure with a high mortality rate. However, so far, the use of high-flow... Read more

Dyspnoea, Psychological Trauma and PTSD

In a recent review, the authors hypothesise that some patients suffer unnecessary psychological sequelae such as depression,... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Why is Israel’s Vaccination Programme So Successful?

Why is Israel’s Vaccination Programme So Successful?

With Israel being the global leader in COVID-19 vaccine administration per capita, there are several factors that have ensured... Read more

What Do People Think About Vaccination?

What Do People Think About Vaccination?

As the number of COVID-19 vaccinations has now overtaken the number of cases reported since the start of the pandemic, the... Read more

Free WHO Course on Rehabilitation in COVID-19 Patients

Free WHO Course on Rehabilitation in COVID-19 Patients

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched another free online course of its Clinical Management of Patients with... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

World Cancer Day: I Am And I Will

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day . The goal is to raise awareness about cancer. The campaign theme this year is I Am... Read more

Mammography Screening Guidelines for Older Survivors of Breast Cancer

The first mamography guidelines for older survivors of breast cancer have been developed by a nationwide panel of experts. These... Read more

AI Algorithm and Routine Imaging to Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital's Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Program (AIM) Program and the Massachusetts... Read more

Cardiology

Interconnection of Obesity, Metabolic Health and COVID-19

According to new findings, obesity and cardiometabolic diseases not only trigger a more severe course of COVID-19, but the infection... Read more

Keep that Stethoscope!

The COVID-19 outbreak has made it necessary for doctors to ensure the safety of staff during airway management of patients. However,... Read more

New Wireless Device Can Help Combat Obesity

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a medical device that could help with weight loss and that requires a simple... Read more

decision-support

DETECT Study: Fitness Trackers Can Predict COVID-19

The first six weeks data from the DETECT study show that wearable fitness devices can improve public health efforts to control... Read more

Molecular Tests

`Molecular Tests are Pivotal in Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic`

The central laboratory of the Niels-Stensen-Kliniken group in Osnabrück wasted no time in setting up its own test facilities... Read more

QCOVID Helps Predict Hospital Admission, Death from COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to plague the world, and with cases increasing once again in the U.K. and across the globe, clinicians... Read more

enterprise

Enterprise Imaging and the Role of the Radiologist

In a recent presentation, Dr. Cheryl Petersilge, President and Founder of Vidagos, an enterprise imaging strategy firm, shared... Read more

Agfa Healthcare - DELL Technologies Powerful storage solutions boost clinician efficiency

AGFA-DELL Partnership: Hardware Solutions for Storage Boost Clinician Efficiency

To provide our Enterprise Imaging customers with powerful hardware solutions for storage, retrieval security,  Agfa HealthCare... Read more

Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

A must read. Dr. Petersilge is an imaging leader and an Enterprise Imaging pioneer. In a recent presentation, Dr. Petersilge shared... Read more

Blog

Patients’ Voice to Cancel Cancer: From Shooting In the Dark We Can Become a Sniper

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: Digital Health Professionals

Why all health organisations need them, how can you become one,... Read more

How To Address Resource Shortage In Radiology?

Shortage of skilled manpower is a widespread fact and has indeed not spared... Read more

HOW TO VENTILATE COVID-19 PATIENTS?

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... Read more

4 Things To Start Doing Today to Reduce Medical Errors

1. Practise Good Self-Care It’s vital for your personal wellbeing that... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical... Read more

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments... Read more

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little... Read more

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COVID-19 Challenges of IT Team

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Mapping the landscape of ageing for more effective healthcare...

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