Cardiology

How AI is changing the landscape of echocardiography

The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decades has been exponential with tremendous opportunities now offered... Read more

Study shows reduced complications from leadless pacemakers

A Cleveland Clinic-led study on the safety and effectiveness of leadless pacemakers has yielded encouraging results. Patients... Read more

Why is data on heart failure medications' efficacy in women limited?

Heart failure (HF) is almost as common in women as men, but its characteristics vary by sex. Of note, women are largely underrepresented... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Improving radiology resident training for independent call

Radiology residents at many teaching hospitals have a relatively short period to acquire the substantial amount of information... Read more

From PACS to AI - rediscovering radiology's soul

In his book “Hit Refresh,” Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, Inc., reveals that new challenges in the tech world make it necessary... Read more

Cardiac hybrid imaging as tool for predicting heart attacks

According to researchers, cardiac hybrid imaging with CT and nuclear stress testing is an excellent long-term predictor of... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Helping ICU clinicians provide 'high touch and high tech' care

Caring is a fundamental component of high-quality critical care. "Yet, in the often myopic view to maximise the lives of... Read more

Understanding the role of haematopoietic growth factors in sepsis

Sepsis is a complex syndrome characterised by simultaneous activation of pro- and anti-inflammatory processes. During sepsis,... Read more

Educational intervention leads to improved sepsis treatment

The incidence of sepsis – a condition that is associated with high morbidity and mortality – seems to be increasing. Early... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Improving hospital patient care by cutting long stays

In a joint announcement, NHS England and NHS Improvement said they will spearhead a campaign to cut long stays in hospitals.... Read more

Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?

Patient safety is an important consideration in the delivery of care. While providers continually seek ways to improve patient... Read more

NHS counters GDPR with millions-strong research dataset

In today's technology-driven world, data has become one of the most valuable commodities. And particularly in healthcare,... Read more

Healthcare IT

Disappointing and time-consuming, can EHRs be made useful?

Electronic health record (EHR) systems were supposed to improve the documentation process and retrieval of patient information... Read more

Is blockchain the solution for fragmented medical info?

The use of different electronic records systems in hospitals and specialist clinics makes it difficult for doctors or care... Read more

Tech companies pushing down healthcare costs?

With people in the U.S. finding it more difficult to make ends meet, technology companies could soon drive down healthcare... Read more

Blog

What is #hellomynameis day?

23 July marks international #hellomynameis day, the campaign which... Read more

What is needed to ensure radiology and clinical oncology can support the NHS for another 70 years?

The National Health Service (NHS) was created to provide medical care for... Read more

A letter to Kathy - from an intensive care nurse

As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get... Read more

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

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

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss... 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

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Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

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Improving sepsis outcomes in Brazil

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ARDS and Precision Medicine

What is the path forward for treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome...

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Continuous Improvement Team: Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki

The Importance of Team Work in Healthcare   The challenges of...

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