From Our Journals

 Tim Schultz, Adjunct Research Fellow

The Radiology Events Register (RaER)

The Role and Value of Incident Reporting in&n

Prof. Alexandre Demoule, MD, PhD.

Noninvasive Ventilation

In less than two decades noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) has become...

 Hasan M. Al-Dorzi,

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

The ICU ResponseInfection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten, MD, PhD.

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

Prof. Julia Wendon,

Liver Intensive Care

Professor Julia Wendon is a liver intensive care specialist and Clinical...

 Claire Pillar,

Patient Portals in Practice

Patient portals are secure online websites that offer patients access to...

Management and Administration
Hospital

'Secret' to Cause of Higher Weekend Death Toll?

A study published in Emergency Medicine Journal shows that patients admitted in medical emergences during the weekend are usually... Read more

Nursing

Better Nursing Care, Lower Surgical Mortality

A new study published in JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at hospitals that are recognised for nursing excellence... Read more

Chemotherapy Vials

Where Would You Like to Die?

If you compare how people near the end of life are treated in the U.S. and other regions of the world, you will find very specific... Read more

ICU and Emergency
a wounded man being treated in a field hospital in Syria

Critical Care in Syria, Grim Reality

A report from the Syrian-American Medical Society details the health crisis in war-torn Syria and efforts to help bolster what... Read more

Earplugs

Earplugs Are Effective in Reducing Risk of Delirium

A systematic review of the use of earplugs to reduce delirium in intensive care patients has found that they significantly reduce... Read more

 physical therapy functional performance test

Measuring Physical Function of ICU Patients

The Acute Care Index of Function (ACIF) — developed for neurological patients — can be used to measure physical function in ICU... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
MURAD mockup of robotic biopsy apparatus

Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The... Read more

patient with chest pain

Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain... Read more

high rate of unnecessary cancer screening in older people

Screening in Older People - When Not To

Researchers in the U.S. have found that nearly 16 percent of individuals 65 years or older may have received non-recommended screenings... Read more

Cardiology
Ergotron Sit-to-stand workstation

Worksite Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Cardiac Risk

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital will be undertaking... Read more

Exercising

Regular Exercise a Must for Heart Health

According to a clinical perspective published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, people should be less concerned... Read more

High-Rise Building

High-Rise Building Residents have Low Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

A new study has found that survival rates from cardiac arrest decrease the higher up the building a person lives. The study is... Read more

Healthcare IT
reducing costs in healthcare

Decoding Patient Cost

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has formed a strategic partnership with Health Catalyst to develop and commercialise... Read more

puzzling requirements in Meaningful Use and other regulations

Changes Ahead for 'Confusing' Meaningful Use

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt has hinted at changes as the healthcare industry... Read more

financial value of health IT

How will HIMSS Value Score for EHRs Work?

HIMSS Value Score is healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. Launched in early December,... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Taher Shams, Managing Director, Zulekha Hospital

Taher Shams, a passionate management professional, is responsible for... Read more

Zoom On: Peter Gibb, Chief Executive, ICUsteps

ICUsteps was founded in the UK by 2005 by ex-patients, their relatives... Read more

Zoom On: Kimberley Applegate, Professor of Radiology, Emory University

Kimberly Applegate, MD, MS, FACR, is professor of radiology and pediatrics... Read more

Zoom On: Michael Nurok, Medical Director Cardiac-Surgical ICU, Cedars-Sinai

Dr Michael Nurok is the medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Sandeep Bansal, Founder and CEO at Medic Creations

Dr. Sandeep Bansal is a doctor turned entrepreneur. Now CEO of Medic Creations,... Read more

Zoom On: Jamie Milas - Vice President of Marketing, EOS imaging

While at RSNA 2015, HealthManagement.org’s Zoom On met up with Jamie... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Moving From 2D to 3D Ultrasound : The Ease of the Transition is in the User Interface

3D ultrasound imaging has been used for several years especially in high-risk... Read more

Vision Clear with Mindray's iClear™Technology

Thanks to its continuing effort in innovations, Mindray is proud to introduce... Read more

V Flow : A Novel Visualization of Blood Flow

IntroductionUltrasound color flow mapping (CFM) has been extensively used... Read more

Automatic Detect Fetal Median Sagittal Plane Using Smart MSP

1.1 BackgroundUltrasound is a standard way to evaluate fetal anatomies.... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Invasive Fungal Infections

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: C. Diff report

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more


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