ICU and Emergency

Benefits of prone positioning for mechanically ventilated patients

An article in the journal Anesthesiology describes the effects of prone positioning on oesophageal pressures in mechanically... Read more

Abnormal microcirculation increases mortality in critically ill patients

In a general ICU population, an abnormal microcirculation at baseline is an independent predictor for mortality, according... Read more

Machine learning algorithm 'more accurate' in predicting ICU readmission

New research shows that a machine learning approach to predicting ICU readmission was significantly more accurate than previously... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Should lung cancer screening include persons not meeting CHEST criteria?

A significant reduction (20 percent) in lung cancer mortality reduction is attributable to annual screening with low-dose... Read more

Biparametric MRI improves prostate cancer detection

In a single-centre cohort study of 1,020 men who underwent both biparametric targeted and standard transrectal ultrasound-guided... Read more

Combined digital screening detects more breast cancers

New research demonstrates that digital mammography plus tomosynthesis detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography... Read more

Cardiology

Study: 'Googling' may trigger statin intolerance

According to researchers, countries where patients using Google are more likely to find websites about statin side effects... Read more

Genomic medicine may revolutionise cardiovascular care

Genomic medicine is the study of the health effects of the molecular interactions of a person's unique genes. Genomic medicine... Read more

Study: physical activity better than weight loss for heart patients

New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer... Read more

Healthcare IT

Making EHR documentation painless: the role of AI

Use of electronic health record (EHR) is strongly associated with dissatisfaction and burnout among physicians. This is not... Read more

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced... Read more

Google and Fitbit collaborate on tech and wearables

Fitness wearables and apps help patients to take a more active role in their wellness and chronic disease management. While data... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Can wearables help protect healthcare staff from violence?

Compared to workers in other sectors, healthcare staff face significant risks of workplace violence. According to the U.S. Occupational... Read more

Control infections with leadership rounding

Leadership rounding is known to be an effective way to boost staff morale and keep them connected with your hospital. According... Read more

5 ways to reduce staff turnover

Job satisfaction has often been equated with efficiency and productivity in the workplace. So what makes employees happy and... Read more

Blog

GDPR: Risk and accountability

What could the new data protection law mean for health sector leaders?... Read more

INTUBE study: airway management practice in critically ill patients

Why study endotracheal intubation? Endotracheal intubation (ETI)... Read more

Can we put true value back into radiology?

The radiology department has transformed from a unit of collaboration... Read more

Patient blood management before surgery

The motivation for implementing Patient Blood Management is based... Read more

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

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

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

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

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

Dr. Christopher Lockie FRCA

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

The Brain

Treatment of neurological illnesses and complications in the intensive...

 Bernd Montag

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

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