Radiology and Imaging
Representative brain SPECT scans in a patient with Alzheimer's dementia showing substantially reduced brain blood flow in the temporal and parietal lobes compared to a person with depression with mild decreased frontal lobe blood flow.

SPECT Imaging Helps Distinguish Depression from Dementia

Overlapping symptoms make it difficult for clinicians to distinguish between depression and a cognitive disorder (CD) such as... Read more

Raw image data collected from dGEMRIC MRI protocol at an inversion time of 1600 milliseconds (left). The T1 map computed from seven different inversion times using the automated, real-time, quantitative magnetic resonance imaging pipeline (right).

MRI Analysis Powered by Supercomputers

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is one of the most effective tools used by doctors today to detect diseases and injuries. However,... Read more

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8 Clinical Trials to be Presented at ECR 2017

Hear from investigators of key clinical trials in radiology, who will present preliminary and final results from  recent trials... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Liver Transplantation in Children: Improved Outcomes

According to new research, the use of advanced critical care in children and infants with liver failure is justified because liver... Read more

New Strategy for Identifying Sepsis Arising in the ICU

A new methodology using administrative codes coupled to a SIRS screening protocol can help identify patients whose sepsis initially... Read more

3 Uses for Drones in Emergency Medicine

1. Search for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Drowning Victims Using a drone to locate submerged drowning victims could save time ... Read more

Cardiology

Sex-gender-specific Treatments for Diabetic Patients

Cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes are among the most important causes of death in diabetic patients. As "sex-gender... Read more

Calcified Plaque Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

A major study published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the mere presence of any calcified coronary plaque, also called coronary... Read more

E-Cigarettes: What a Practising Cardiologist Needs to Know

Should E-cigarettes be tolerated, or even favoured over tobacco, as a less harmful substitute for those unable to stop smoking... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trump Immigration Ban Remains on Hold

  President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries is on hold, following... Read more

Cost Savings from Perioperative Goal-directed Therapy

Researchers in France say using perioperative goal-directed therapy (PGDT) during high-risk surgery can help reduce the patient's... Read more

Health Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know

  Health savings accounts (HSAs), first introduced in 2003, have suddenly become a hot topic of discussion amidst Republican efforts... Read more

Healthcare IT

Threefold Increase in Wearable Device Market by 2021

The global wearable devices market is expected to be worth almost $6 billion by 2021, or nearly triple its value in 2016 (over... Read more

PCHA-IHE Initiatives to Improve Info Exchange

Two healthcare IT groups will further their collaboration this year to improve ways that IT systems share health information.... Read more

Copy-Paste Use in EHRs: Safety Issues

The use of copy and paste functionality in electronic health records (EHRs) has introduced "unintended safety-related issues into... Read more

Blog

Opportunities to be Mindful Lurk in Every Clinical Encounter

The wife of a hospitalised friend called me one Saturday morning in tears.... Read more

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... Read more

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic... Read more

Bedside Ultrasonography: 6 Success Factors for Implementation

Nidhi Nikhani, MD, shares  6 steps to implement ultrasonography in cri... Read more

Telehealth Role in Value Based Care

Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected... Read more

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

Seven Strategies Hospital Systems Can Pursue to Advance Their Clinical... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

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

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds.... Read more

The Concord ICU, Australia

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed t... Read more

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduc... Read more

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and... Read more

Improving Patient Outcomes

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome... 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

Dr. David Brealey

Rapid Pathogen Testing With PCR/ESI-MS

The RADICAL multicentre observational study was performed to compare PCR/ESI-MS...

 Alexander Towbin

Social Media Opportunities in Radiology

 Why should radiologists engage in Twitter?   As the term "social medi

Prof. Peter G. Brindley

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital?Communication is central to...

 Achim Escher

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis of...

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit's Brutal Blow to the NHS

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.” It’s 8am. Two junior doctors, one English,...

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

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