ICU and Emergency

ICU Patients: Impact of Nutritional Support on Outcomes

Survivorship is at the forefront of critical care research, hence it is imperative that nutrition studies carefully consider biological... Read more

Cholestatic Alterations in the Critically Ill

Hepatic dysfunction and jaundice are traditionally viewed as late features of sepsis and other critical illnesses. Identifying... Read more

Ultrasound-guided CVC Placement: A Structured Approach

Ultrasound guidance can improve patient safety and procedural quality during central venous catheter (CVC) placement in the internal... Read more

Healthcare IT

Blockchain: The Answer to HIT Security?

With hacking attacks on the rise, healthcare organisations need to beef up measures to ensure better protection of sensitive patient... Read more

Big Data: Adapt or Falter

Most health systems, analysts say, can meet most of their analytics and reporting needs even without big data. They believe however... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Electronic medical records (EMRs) are an important tool for clinicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. EMRs contain... Read more

Cardiology

#ESC17: Ibuprofen Linked to Blood Pressure Increase in High-Risk Patients

According to late-breaking results from the PRECISION-ABPM study (Prospective Randomised Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety... Read more

#ESC17: Anti-Inflammatory Therapy Lowers Future Cardiovascular Events

A historic turning point in cardiology took place at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017 in Barcelona, as... Read more

#ESC17: Implanted Cardiac Monitors Detect Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation

The incidence of previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) may be substantial in patients with risk factors for AF and stroke,... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Collaboration Between Radiologists & Scientists

Radiology, imaging research, and the imaging sciences are indispensible clinical tools in the delivery of modern healthcare. Progress... Read more

How AI Can Increase the Value of Radiologists

The integration of machine learning/artificial intelligence into routine clinical practice will significantly alter the current... Read more

PROMISE Trial: Safety of CTA vs. Functional Testing

According to researchers, both coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) and functional stress testing are safe for the evaluation... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Billion-dollar Hospital Opens in Australia

One of the world’s most advanced hospitals, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) in South Australia, will officially open its doors... Read more

What is Dyad Leadership Model and Why Do Execs Swear by it?

A "dyad model" that leverages the skills of clinicians and non-clinicians (administrators) is an effective healthcare leadership... Read more

Do You Have the Maturity to Lead?

Intelligent leaders often are able to surmount difficult problems and challenges. While intelligence enables leaders to get things... Read more

Blog

Will point-of-care ultrasound replace the stethoscope?

With a technology like point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), there are two... Read more

How to Tackle Diabetic Retinopathy in a Megalopolis like Mexico?

Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population... Read more

Pros and Cons of Buying an Oracular AI System for Daily Decision-Making in a Hospital Setting

  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system?... Read more

How is the British Institute of Radiology Meeting the Challenges of Today's Healthcare Environment

The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how... Read more

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart... 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

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure... Read more

Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract... 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 improve t... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

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

From Our Journals

 Matthias Totzeck

The Recertification Process of a Chest Pain Unit (CPU)

With chest pain a leading reason for an emergency room visit, what is new...

 Aaron Sklar

If You Build It, Will They Come?

On the first day of a new project, I often discover that many of my colleagues...

Dr. Andrew Prout

Precision Medicine in Sepsis

Multiple failed clinical trials testing immunomodulatory therapies for...

 Chris McCahan

Costs, Costs, Costs! Who Pays in Healthcare?

The nuances of the English language give “pay” and “cost” many meanings....

Univ.-Prof. Dr.med.univ. Gerfried Zobel

Lung Protective Ventilation - Twinstream® Pulsatile Bi-Level Ventilation (P-BLV)

The Twinstream® ventilator (Carl Reiner GMBH, Vienna, Austria) is an e...

Dr. Vitaly Herasevich

The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

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