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Machine learning improves prediction of OHCA survival

Cardiac arrest, a leading cause of admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), is associated with high mortality. Current illness... Read more

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Need to improve enteral feeding practice in ICUs

Early enteral nutrition (EEN), typically started within 48 hours after ICU admission, is recommended to be superior over delayed... Read more

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Study: sepsis-induced DIC associated with high mortality

Researchers in Japan conducted a multicentre retrospective observational study to investigate the epidemiology of disseminated... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Radiology’s future: outside the box– literally

The tight roped tug of war concerning artificial intelligence and exponential technologies like deep learning and machine learning... Read more

#RSNA18: Overweight women need frequent mammograms

In a study presented during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers found... Read more

#RSNA18: MRI finds depression and anxiety brain pattern

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers have... Read more

Cardiology

Heart failure and its causes: still a lot to learn

Heart failure (HF) remains a central topic in cardiology, as outlined in the most recent guidelines. Moreover, recent studies... Read more

Relationship between frailty and mortality in TAVI population

Established surgical scores have limitations in delineating risk among candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation... Read more

What’s the deal with patient-centred care in cardiovascular medicine?

The concept of patient-centred care and shared decision-making has become an important topic in healthcare and cardiovascular... Read more

Healthcare IT
Blockchain

A real use for smart contracts?

Blockchain technology has given rise to new concepts such as "smart contracts", which have the potential to be a game changer... Read more

Machine learning

New AWS machine learning services for healthcare customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe are now HIPAA eligible services.... Read more

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information.... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Doctor-leaders

Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... Read more

What's taking so long? Smashing population health silos

Healthcare has been historically mired in siloed thinking, with providers operating independent of each other and rarely... Read more

Managed equipment services boon for emerging market health

In healthcare, the private sector is increasingly working with governments to address the needs of health systems. One form... Read more

Blog

Zoom On Profile: Michael A.E. Ramsay

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain... Read more

Communication myths of anaesthetists

Vital minutes before unconsciousness The myth that anaesthetists pick... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

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

The Death of the Stethoscope? Heart Doctors Have Their Say

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that Read more

Healthcare of the future: Disney’s ‘Black Mirror’

We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations... 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... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... 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... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... 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

 Jan Filochowski

Leading and Learning in the Real World

Leadership is a generic term, so when we talk about leaders in the NHS...

 Marie Meynadier

Revolutionizing Orthopaedic Imaging

What are the main areas of EOS Imaging’s business interest? Bringing...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman MD, PhD, FACR, FAAP

Prof. Hans Blickman

Prof. Blickman is Vice Chair, Department of Imaging Sciences at the University...

Dr. Lamia Ouanes-Besbes MD

Intensive Care in Tunisia

According to the World Bank classification, Tunisia is considered a lower...

Prof. Dr. Greet Van den Berghe MD, PhD

Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology and Pathology and Finland and Estonia

Sometimes insights, hitherto unperceived can be gleaned by finding points...

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