ICU and Emergency

Fatty acids and enteral nutrition in the critically ill

Dutch researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of fish oil-containing... Read more

Man vs. machine in emergency medicine

Emergency medicine is characterised by a high patient flow where timely decisions are essential. Vital signs are of great... Read more

Early IV fluid treatment and sepsis mortality

Intravenous (IV) fluids provided by paramedics were associated with reduced in-hospital mortality for patients with sepsis... Read more

Cardiology

The valsartan recall saga continues

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been recalling several blood pressure medications that contain valsartan. The... Read more

Cardiac resynchronisation therapy reduces mortality in heart failure patients

Approximately 6.5 million adults in the US are affected by heart failure. The prevalence of heart failure continues to increase. ... Read more

More experienced operators, better TAVR outcomes

A new study that explored the relationship between procedural volume and in-hospital adverse events shows that individual... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

AI-powered system diagnoses and classifies intracranial haemorrhage

In a new study, a team of researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Radiology  created an artificial... Read more

MRI effectively monitors liver fat in obese patients

Monitoring liver fat levels in obese patients who undergo weight loss treatments with MRI is noninvasive and safe, according... Read more

AI-radiomics mammography combo reduces breast biopsies

Researchers combine mammography with AI to determine the biological composition of a tumor's tissue, developing a new method... Read more

Healthcare IT
AI

The long road to fostering patient trust in AI

AI’s role in healthcare seems to increase by the day. More than helping manage workflows, the technology can potentially transform... Read more

Chatbot

Chatbots: what the future holds

With staffing shortages a perennial problem in many hospitals, it comes as no surprise that patients' interactions with healthcare... Read more

Machine learning

Machine learning proving worth in readmission risk prediction

Healthcare is seeing increased use of machine learning tools, which allows medical professionals to do their jobs more efficiently.... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Biomedical engineering creates brainy solutions

Does biomedical engineering hold the key to future healthcare challenges?

In our fast-paced world of quick data access, AI and value-based healthcare, the growing importance of engineering in medicine... Read more

Face-to-face communication with hospital employees builds trust

Does face-to-face communication always work best?

Mobile phones (including SMS), email, instant messaging apps, and social media platforms all provide us an easy way to communicate... Read more

Robotic surgery

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted... Read more

Blog

Why NHS Trusts would benefit from long-term strategies over locum ‘quick fixes’

It’s no secret that the NHS is under-staffed and under-funded. It’s hard... Read more

A third-party partner for critical care?

Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical  staffing and mana... Read more

What imaging trends will impact radiology departments in 2019?

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population... 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

 Henk-Jan Aanstoot

Leading change and value

An alternative approach to leadership. Diabeter employs a leadership...

 Dimitris Katsifarakis

Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

Why do Healthcare Markets Fail? The Origin of Health Economics   In...

 Michael Virardi

How to analyse past professional experience for future success

Reviewing performance for focused and effective learning...

Dr. Jackie McRae PhD

The role of speech and language therapy in critical care

The role of speech and language therapists (SLTs) in critical care can...

Prof. Michael Reade MBBS, BSc, MPH, DPhil, DMCC, DIMCRCSEd, PgCertAME, AFRACMA, FCICM

Optimising sleep in the ICU

Disordered sleep is common in ICU patients. While many of the reasons...

Dr. Frederic Michard MD, PhD

Innovations in monitoring: from smartphones to wearables

This article describes recent advances and perspectives in cardiorespiratory...

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