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Women's Health

Effects of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment & Care

Many countries have paused their breast cancer screening programmes because of COVID-19. Findings from a new study presented... Read more

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Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately... Read more

October 2020: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer. The goal is to show... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
CleanMed Europe: Let’s Talk About Sustainable Healthcare

CleanMed Europe: Let’s Talk About Sustainable Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on all aspects of healthcare, including its sustainability. The need... Read more

Healthcare Innovation Showcased at EIT Health Summit

Healthcare Innovation Showcased at EIT Health Summit

The latest thinking and developments in health innovation will be the centre of this year’s EIT Health Summit Series, starting... Read more

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

New research shows that, in the primary care setting, both patients and practitioners perceive patient safety more in terms... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patient Photo in EHR: Impact on Errors

Patient Photo in EHR: Impact on Errors

Displaying patient photos in the electronic health record (EHR) banner not only enhances a physician's ability to correctly... Read more

Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

An automated alert system that analyses electronic health records (EHR) can help identify high-risk in-hospital patients... Read more

Benefits of Automated Scheduling

Benefits of Automated Scheduling

‘Manual’ scheduling in healthcare is still very common leading to inefficient time-management and loss in revenues. Automating... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Game Changer: COVID-19 Vaccine Offers 90% Protection

According to the latest reports, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been tested on 43,500 people in six countries... Read more

Machine Learning to Predict Efficacy of Anti-Cancer Drug

With the advent of pharmacogenomics, machine learning research is well underway to predict the patients' drug response that varies... Read more

#IDoR2020: Dedicated to Imaging Professionals Fighting COVID-19

This year, the International Day of Radiology (IDoR2020) will once again be celebrated this year on November 8, the day Wilhelm... Read more

ICU and Emergency

BLAZE Trial: Efficacy and Safety of LY-CoV555

COVID-19 patients can have a wide range of disease severity, with some patients experiencing only mild symptoms while others... Read more

Venous Doppler to Predict Adverse Kidney Events

In patients admitted to the ICU following surgery, trauma or septic shock, fluid boluses are often used to increase cardiac output... Read more

Tocilizumab and COVID-19 Pneumonia

Tocilizumab is a humanised monoclonal antibody that binds human interleukin 6 (IL-6) receptors. It is generally used in inflammatory arthritis,... Read more

Cardiology

Are Cardiologists Losing Interest in Peripheral Vessels?

In previous decades, cardiologists in Europe specialised in the diagnosis and management of diseases that affected the heart... Read more

Poor Diet Top Contributor to Heart Disease Deaths

According to findings published in the European Heart Journal, over two-thirds of deaths from heart disease worldwide could be... Read more

COVID-19: Do No Harm or Do Maximal Good?

The "Do no harm" rule is encoded in the Hippocratic oath taken by physicians when they graduate. But this rule has taken on a... Read more

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Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body... Read more

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Creating Harmony in Health Systems With Enterprise Imaging

Over the years, there has been significant technological advancement in the healthcare industry. However, for many healthcare... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and Peer Learning in Radiology

Peer reviews are one of the most important tools that can help with radiology workflow. Peer reviews help you collect and evaluate... Read more

CCM Survey: Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine

CCM Survey: Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine

The U.S. Center for Connected Medicine (CCM) conducted an expert survey in March 2020 on the adoption of precision medicine... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Dr Donna Prosser

Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty... Read more

How to Manage Radiology Workflows Based on Facts?

The profitability and success of an imaging center depend on day-to-day... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

Setting Up a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Programme in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

An ever-expanding array of applications have been developed for ultrasound,... Read more

COVID-19 As Catalyst for Precision Medicine/Digital Therapeutics

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

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

4 Things To Start Doing Today to Reduce Medical Errors

1. Practise Good Self-Care It’s vital for your personal wellbeing that... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Cross-Regional Medical Network Facilitates Patient Access to Diagnosis, Treatment Procedures

As early as in 1959, the Clinic Dr. Hancken, which was founded 10 years... Read more

The Benefits Of Improved Workflow And System Stability In Radiology

Faced with the challenge of streamlining the workflow, managing documentation,... Read more

Netcare Pholoso Hospital’s Radiology in Polokwane, South Africa, Counts on medavis RIS

At Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane, the radiology department has... Read more

Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality... Read more

The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time... Read more

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A review of diagnosis and treatment of dengue, a mosquito-borne febrile...

 Adam Layland

Are rankings the best way to determine healthcare systems?

Uncovering the truth behind healthcare rankings. World healthcare...

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