Radiology and Imaging

ECR 2018: Digital breast tomosynthesis: ready for prime time in Europe?

Results from clinical trials of digital breast tomosynthesis in Sweden and Norway were reported at the recent European Congress... Read more

ECR2018: The bionic radiologist of the future

At last week's European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, taking value as his theme, Prof. Marc Dewey argued that radiologists... Read more

ECR 2018: Clinical decision support: ESR iGuide pilots report

The European Congress of Radiology in Vienna last week saw the launch of the clinical decision support web portal for iGuide as... Read more

Healthcare IT
Staff wellness in support of preventative healthcare

Apple tech enabled healthcare to cut healthcare costs

Giant tech company Apple, maker of the health-tracking tool Apple Watch, continues its foray into healthcare by creating in-house... Read more

Blockchain and the monetisation of healthcare data

The application of artificial intelligence in healthcare continues to expand, and this time AI will be used in combination with... Read more

AI app for stroke detection approved by FDA

A new AI application that can analyse imaging data and alert physicians of a potential stroke in patients has received approval... Read more


Physician burnout - looking beyond occupational stressors

It is generally believed that burnout is a serious problem among physicians, and work-related factors (i.e., long or irregular... Read more

These cardiomyocytes (green with blue nuclei) had been fibroblasts before Frank Conlon's UNC lab reprogrammed them.

Turning fibroblasts into therapeutic cardiac muscle cells

A new study led by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers demonstrates a technique for transforming ordinary cells (fibroblasts) into new... Read more

NSTEMI patients: early revascularisation improves survival

The optimal timing for potential intervention in patients with non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) remains... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Out with the saline? Reduced use linked to better outcomes

Two companion studies have shown that use of saline as intravenous fluid therapy, in comparison to crystalloids, was associated... Read more

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Study: gut microbes protect against sepsis

New research published online in the journal Cell Host & Microbe suggests that gut bacteria may help in the fight against sepsis,... Read more

Conjunctival microvascular glycocalyx degradation in non-septic patients

A new study examined whether changes in glycocalyx thickness in non-septic critically ill patients are associated with microcirculatory... Read more


Help or hindrance? EHRs and admin cost reductions

Despite huge investments in healthcare IT, EHR systems in particular, hospitals have not benefited much in terms of improving... Read more

Collaboration fights opioid epidemic

A collaborative approach involving local public health and public safety agencies may be what is needed to address the problem... Read more

Simple, economical toolkit improves healthcare outcomes in South India

Resource limitations should not discourage hospitals in finding ways to improve the quality of healthcare services. There are... Read more


Bed Blocking and the role of STPs

The healthcare challenges created by an ageing population are well documented.... Read more

iResuscitate App

Cardiac arrest is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It occurs... Read more

3D Printing – Emerging As A Significant Technology in Healthcare

3D printing has been in use since the 1980s as additive manufacturing.... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

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

Dr. Job van der Heijden PhD.

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing of...

 Julie Benbenishty RN, BA, MSN

Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing

The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active and...

 Tobias Gilk HSDQ

MRI Safety: Professionals, Practice, Credentialing

“The safe modality.” That’s what MRI is frequently referred to as. In a...

 Dalia Hilmi

Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

 Ruth Endacott RN, MA, PhD

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle MD

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

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