Radiology and Imaging

Normal and Malignant Prostates on MRI: Shape Differences

Researchers using computational imaging have identified shape differences between normal and malignant prostates on T2-weighted... Read more

CT Evaluation of Pulmonary Embolism: Optimising Imaging Quality

In the computerised tomography (CT) evaluation of acute pulmonary embolism, an individualised contrast protocol can provide comparable... Read more

Study: Correlation between Density, Cancer in Other Breast

A new study published in the journal Cancer indicates that breast cancer patients with dense breast tissue have almost a two-fold... Read more

Healthcare IT

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

Finding Skilled IT Professionals a Challenge, CIOs Say

While U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) have plans of expanding their technology teams in the first half of 2017, difficulty... Read more

ICU and Emergency

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

Predicting Critical Illness Mortality and Personalising Care

Predicting mortality has always been a corner piece of critical care research and practice, and novel early outcome predictors... Read more

ICU Organisational Changes: Impact on Patient Outcome and Cost

Changes in the organisation of the intensive care department over the past decades – including the implementation of the closed... Read more

Cardiology

Does Cardioversion for AF Improve Quality of Life?

It seems at first glance to be self-evident that sinus rhythm is preferable to atrial fibrillation (AF). However, even with decades... Read more

Insomnia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Observational data and biological plausibility suggest a relationship between insomnia and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but little... Read more

Engineered Tissue Improves Heart Function after Heart Attack

A proof-of-concept study, published in the journal Circulation Research, describes a novel technique for growing heart cells in... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Mersin Hospital

Siemens Healthineers in Innovative Lab Service Partnership for Cost Control

  Siemens Healthineers has announced an exciting initiative within Turkish healthcare that is expected to benefit 92 million patients... Read more

Top 5 Hyped Technologies in Healthcare

1.    Wearables and sensorsThe most popular trackers are able to measure movement to assess sleep quality and exercise patterns.... Read more

5 Medical Technologies That Will Change the Future

There truly are some inspiring and progressive innovations that promise great potential for medicine and healthcare. From augmented... Read more

Blog

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

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

Dealing With Anxiety: Psychologist-Approved Tips to Manage Anxiety

Not everyone has access to qualified counsellors and expert therapy. Whether... Read more

New Software for Fast and Accurate Interpretation in Radiology

The new software, Tracking Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium shifts in Data... 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

Prof. Jan Wernerman

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

Prof. Massimo Antonelli

Introduction

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex environment, due to the sur...

Prof. Murray Rebner

Implications of Dense Breasts, Interview with Prof. Murray Rebner

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President Society of Breast Imaging;...

 Dan Conley

Two Paths for Medical Device Approval: FDA vs. CE

Several factors influence the length of time it takes for a medical device,...

Dr. Barbara Presello

Critically Ill Diabetic Patients

The Case for Liberal Glycaemic Management Background Several large ran...

Dr. Takashi Tagami

Chain of Survival after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac...

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