From Our Journals

 Shirley Cramer

Shirley Cramer, CEO IHM

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Finding innovative...

 Eirini Christaki

Antibiotic Management in the ICU

Antimicrobial management in the intensive care unit (ICU) represents an...

 Ted Reuss

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

Prof. Dr. med.dipl.Phys. Hans-Peter Busch

Organisational Development: Achieving Change

A wanderer asks a woodcutter in the forest the way. The woodcutter says...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

Management and Administration
Hospital waiting room

Better Resource Management Minimises Weekend Mortality

Since several studies have now shown that patients admitted to hospitals during the weekend are more likely to die and have serious... Read more

Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare: Drop in Mortality, Hospitalisation and Costs

During 1999-2013, all-cause mortality and hospitalisation rates, along with inpatient expenditure per death, decreased for U.S.... Read more

Patient Care

Hospitals Seek Patient Family Advice on Care

According to an article published in USA Today, hospitals are turning toward patients and their family members for suggestions... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
insulin resistance linked to memory loss

Insulin Resistance Increases Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

An imaging study finds a strong association between insulin resistance and lower brain glucose metabolism in a group of late middle-age... Read more

Radiologist assistants in words

Radiologist Assistants in the United States - Here to Stay?

Advanced roles for radiology technicians/ radiographers have been defined in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia... Read more

Low Risk Ankle Rule

Ankle Injuries in Children Don't Always Need an X-Ray

Emergency physicians can safely reduce x-rays in children with injured ankles by as much as 23 percent, resulting in cost and... Read more

Healthcare IT
athenaText - secure care team communication

Text Service Helps Care Coordination

Athenahealth's new secure text messaging service "athenaText" makes coordination within care teams easier and faster — which contributes... Read more

young people work via social media interaction

Generation X and Y Improving Healthcare Management?

As the baby boomers in healthcare leadership are starting to retire, some experts believe the generational transition in healthcare... Read more

ONC task force on health IT safety

IT Patient Safety Roadmap Revealed

The U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released its Health IT Safety Centre Roadmap,... Read more

ICU and Emergency

INTELLiVENT-ASV – The Ventilation Autopilot

INTELLiVENT-ASV is a next-generation intelligent ventilation mode that automatically controls ventilation and oxygenation based... Read more

Antibiotics

Antibiotic Prescription Variation Down to Individuals

Variation in antibiotic prescription is mostly due to the different routines of healthcare providers rather than differences in... Read more

Chicago Ebola Response Network (CERN)

Lessons from Ebola: Planning for Health Emergencies

The Chicago Ebola Response Network's (CERN) response to the Ebola epidemic in 2014-2015 has provided a roadmap for how a regional... Read more

Cardiology
Gene Mapping

Genetically Personalised Care for Aortic Aneurysms

A study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery outlines the work of researchers at the Aortic Institute at Yale who have... Read more

Blood Clot

Low Risk Treatment for Blood Clots Empowers Patients

According to companion studies published in Academic Emergency Medicine, a lower risk treatment with rivaroxaban for blood clots was... Read more

Arrhythmia

Body Temperature Changes Trigger Sudden Cardiac Death

According to a study published in the Journal of Physiology, sudden cardiac death caused by cardiac arrhythmia can be triggered... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Valentin Sinitsyn, Federal Center of Medicine and Rehabilitation

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn is Head of the Radiology Department in the Federal... Read more

Zoom On: Lluis Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The... Read more

Zoom On: Jozef Kesecioglu, University Medical Center, Utrecht

Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department... Read more

Zoom On: Joan Peppard, President European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

Joan Peppard is Chief Pharmacist in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore,... Read more

Zoom On: Marie Ennis-O'Connor, Founder of Health Care Social Media & e-Patient Writer and Speaker

Marie Ennis-O’ Connor is a social media consultant in the field of healthcare,... Read more

Zoom On: William Fay, Director - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. William Fay is the Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more