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Women's Health

AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors

A newly-published study in the journal Nature suggests that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than... Read more

Breast Screening

Machine Learning Improves Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Researchers in New Zealand are combining machine learning (ML) and standard imaging to improve both diagnosis and treatment... Read more

AI and Radiologist Teamwork: 90% Accuracy Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool, trained on more than a million screening mammography images, can identify breast... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
COVID-19: Medical Equipment Deficit and Provision During Pandemic

Medical Equipment Deficit and Provision During Pandemic

With nearly 355,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally (as of 23 March), hospitals are struggling to continue operations... Read more

LEOSS: EU COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Case Registry

LEOSS: EU COVID-19 Case Registry

The German Society of Infectious Diseases ( DGI ) has initiated the establishment of a European case registry to collect... Read more

COVID-19: Hospitals’ Creative Responses to Coronavirus Challenges

Hospitals’ Creative Responses to Coronavirus Challenges

While hospitals around the world are struggling to fight the COVID-19 pandemic with limited or unavailable supplies and equipment,... Read more

Healthcare IT
COVID-19 Security

Israel Enables Tech ‘Spy’ Powers to Track COVID-19

Tech powers normally deployed for counter-terrorism are being used to fight COVID-19 in Israel triggering an outcry from civil... Read more

Medical Device

Medical Device Security Health Check from EU

  Digital healthcare aims to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients. However, an upward trend in healthcare cyber... Read more

Digital congress

HIMSS Plans Digital Congress

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced it is planning a digital event in lieu of the... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Mammogram

AI+Radiologist: Improved Screening Interpretation

Quality of breast cancer screenings can be improved through utilisation of AI algorithms, but it is necessary for human radiologists... Read more

CT Scan Best for COVID-19 Diagnosis

Time is crucial in diagnosing the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it is highly contagious, such that any delay increases... Read more

COVID-19

ECR 2020 Postponed Until July as COVID-19 Spreads

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) has announced the postponement of ECR, originally scheduled to take place in Vienna,... Read more

Cardiology

Heart Health Problems Affect Brain Health

Having health issues such as smoking, high cholesterol or a high body mass index (BMI) in your 20s may make you more likely to... Read more

Sugary Drinks a Sour Choice for Adults

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and... Read more

More Evidence Backs LDL Target Below 70

A trial was conducted to evaluate the benefit of targeting a LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol of <70 mg/dL to reduce... Read more

ICU and Emergency

High-Risk Sepsis Survivors and End-of-Life Care

Sepsis is a common condition encountered in hospitals and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, with advances... Read more

Comparison of T-piece and Pressure Support Ventilation

Weaning from mechanical ventilation is one of the most importance challenges in the ICU. The longer the patients remain on the... Read more

Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU

Both acute liver failure (ALF) and acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF) are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Even... Read more

Blog

COVID-19 Outbreak in Greece: Current Response, Personal Responsibility and Social Solidarity

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens,... Read more

HIMSS 2020: Irresponsible COVID-19 Hazard?

The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged... Read more

To Have a Healthy Work Environment, Mind the Gap

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct... Read more

Zoom On: Prof. Mamas A. Mamas

Prof. Mamas A Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating... Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

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

Spreading Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Across Northern Spain

The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across... Read more

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Cheryl Patton PhD, MHSA, RT (R)(M)

Workplace conflict

It matters how staff deal with it This study sought to answer...

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou MD, PhD, EDIC

The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care

Section Editor Theodorus Kyprianou introduces the “Informatics and Technology

Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Mathias Goyen

Professor Of Diagnostic Radiology - Hamburg University; Chief Medical...

Dr. Martina Feyzrakhmanova

eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times

Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us?  ...

 Kristin Baird

Is Your Leadership Style One Size Fits None?

What if you walked into your favourite coffee shop one day and discovered...

Dr. Peter Wilmshurst MB ChB, BSc, FRCP, FFSEM, FISM

Whistleblowing in healthcare

Although healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about...

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