Cardiology

Heart failure and its causes: still a lot to learn

Heart failure (HF) remains a central topic in cardiology, as outlined in the most recent guidelines. Moreover, recent studies... Read more

Relationship between frailty and mortality in TAVI population

Established surgical scores have limitations in delineating risk among candidates for transcatheter aortic valve implantation... Read more

What’s the deal with patient-centred care in cardiovascular medicine?

The concept of patient-centred care and shared decision-making has become an important topic in healthcare and cardiovascular... Read more

ICU and Emergency
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ICU telemedicine - why qualitative research matters

ICU telemedicine traces its beginnings to the 1970s, when an intensivist at a university hospital connected to a single small... Read more

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Emergency admission risk: machine learning model works well

Machine learning can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, according... Read more

Innovation: call for papers - ICU Management & Practice

Have you introduced a new service, technique or way of working in your ICU or ER? How did it go? What were the lessons learned... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

#RSNA18: AI may help reduce MRI gadolinium dose

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, researchers using... Read more

#RSNA18: Mammography screening women over 75? Yes!

Women aged 75 and older should continue to perform mammography screening as a high occurrence of breast cancer was found among... Read more

#RSNA18: MRI more accurate to predict Alzheimer’s disease

A new study that will be presented next week during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) shows... Read more

Healthcare IT
Machine learning

New AWS machine learning services for healthcare customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe are now HIPAA eligible services.... Read more

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information.... Read more

Smart contracts

First healthcare smart contract system

Healthcare’s first smart contract system aims to enable health plans and their financial partners to develop and deploy distributed... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Doctor-leaders

Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... Read more

What's taking so long? Smashing population health silos

Healthcare has been historically mired in siloed thinking, with providers operating independent of each other and rarely... Read more

Managed equipment services boon for emerging market health

In healthcare, the private sector is increasingly working with governments to address the needs of health systems. One form... Read more

Blog

Zoom On Profile: Michael A.E. Ramsay

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain... Read more

Communication myths of anaesthetists

Vital minutes before unconsciousness The myth that anaesthetists pick... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... Read more

The Death of the Stethoscope? Heart Doctors Have Their Say

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that Read more

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

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Todd Dorman MD

From command and control to modern approaches to leadership

Historical command and control approaches to leadership fail in building...

 Michelle Fakkert MSc

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many i...

Prof. John (Ioannis) Damilakis PhD, FIOMP

Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging

An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical...

Dr. David Hirschorn MD

Enterprise Viewers: Key Pointers

Top tips for selecting and implementing an enterprise viewer to allow...

Prof. Manu Malbrain MD, PhD

It is time for improved fluid stewardship

A conceptual framework for developing institutional programmes and guidelines...

 Scarlett McNally

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