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OncCOVID App to Estimate Impact of Delayed Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment delay has had significant impact on cancer-specific survival and COVID-19–specific mortality. While treatment... Read more

Head of department Anne Edvardsen shows the excellent facilities available for rehabilitation

Online Rehabilitation At Home Established In Record Time

In March, when the whole country locked down, almost 150 patients were undergoing their rehabilitation stay at the LHL... Read more

DETECT Study: Fitness Trackers Can Predict COVID-19

The first six weeks data from the DETECT study show that wearable fitness devices can improve public health efforts to control... Read more

Women's Health

Women’s Cancer Screenings Fell by More than 80% During COVID

According to the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, breast cancer screenings for underserved... Read more

Healthcare's Shadow Pandemic: Women Forced out by Sexual Harassment and Inequality

With women representing 70% of the workforce and 90% of nurses, the clinical care setting is in a “shadow pandemic” prompted... Read more

Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Mammogram Results?

As much of the world ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, questions continue to arise about the potential side effects of the available... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

TeleConsult Europe Chooses Enterprise Imaging to Realize Ambitious Growth Agenda

TeleConsult Europe and Agfa HealthCare collaborate to realize ambitions: TeleConsult Europe (TCE) is a teleradiology company... Read more

8 Tips to Incorporate POCUS into Enterprise Imaging Programme

The use of Point-of-care Ultrasound (POCUS) has been consistently increasing in recent years. The Society of Radiologists in... Read more

KLAS/Censinet survey positions Agfa Healthcare as cybersecurity mature

KLAS & Censinet recognize Agfa HealthCare as Cybersecurity Transparent

Agfa is one of the 26 “Cybersecurity Ready” pioneers. KLAS/Censinet recognize Agfa Healthcare on Cybersecurity Transparency... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Trust in Healthcare Declines Amongst US Doctors, Patients During Pandemic

Physicians and patients report a loss of trust in the U.S. healthcare system since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and doctors’... Read more

No Country is ‘Out of the Woods' Yet, WHO Cautions about Pandemic

While overall COVID-19 cases and deaths have fallen worldwide over the past few weeks, the threat from the now 18-month pandemic... Read more

iPads in Ambulances: NHS Aims to Improve Patient Care

iPads will be provided to ambulance crews across England to ensure that patients get the right care faster, the NHS brass... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Association of Volume of Sepsis Cases and Mortality

Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide and is also associated with a high burden of patient mortality.  This burden is... Read more

Intubation Timing and COVID-19 ARDS Outcomes

COVID-19 associated ARDS is associated with high mortality risk. Many patients with COVID-19 have been admitted with pneumonia... Read more

Safe Liberation During Weaning from VV-ECMO

The use of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

More Per Patient Imaging During COVID-19?

While COVID-19 has resulted in decreases in absolute imaging volumes, imaging utilisation on a per-patient basis has not been... Read more

Father of MRI and Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87

Richard R. Ernst, a chemist who won a Nobel Prize for devising precise techniques to analyse the chemical properties of... Read more

Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Common Hand Injuries

A new study in  Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology s hows that ultrasound can accurately diagnose hand injuries, specifically... Read more

Healthcare IT

Can Mobile Health Apps Actually Make Us Healthier?

There is no end to the number of applications available for smartphones, tablets and other digital devices.   In recent years,... Read more

Trial Shows Value of Early AI-guided Detection of Heart Disease in Routine Practice

Heart disease continues to be a leading cause of illness and death globally. Fast diagnosis is key to early treatment and improved... Read more

World’s Tiniest, Injectable Chip Uses Ultrasound to Monitor Body Processes

Once a thing of science fiction, implantable medical devices are transforming healthcare and improving the quality of life for... Read more

Cardiology

RATE-AF Trial and Patient and Public Involvement

The RAte control Therapy Evaluation in permanent Atrial Fibrillation (RATE-AF) trial is the first randomised clinical trial of... Read more

Statins Reduce Risk of Cancer in Heart Failure Patients

New findings published in the European Heart Journal report that statin use among patients with heart failure is associated with... Read more

Financial Toxicity With CVD Higher Than Cancer

  Cancer and cardiovascular disease are the two leading causes of mortality. They are also leading contributors to increasing... Read more

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What About Post-Corona?

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question... Read more

The Importance of Reliable Reprocessing of Hospital Beds

Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

An Epiphany from Inside the COVID-19 Crisis in the UK

The Lockdown May End, But Nursing Will Continue My dear readers it is... Read more

How Efficiency Gains in the Pathology Department may Impact the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

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

Holistic Decision-Making in a Digital World

Smart data integration and decision support along the patient pathway... Read more

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical... Read more

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments... Read more

From Our Journals

 John Welch

Developing new approaches to patient safety

International Society for Rapid Response Systems joins with the Patient...

Prof. Davide Caramella

A Novel App to Assist Liver Surgery

Parenchyma-sparing liver surgery (PSLS) is becoming increasingly...

 Bert van Meurs

Innovative Solutions Addressing Challenges of Complex Cardiovascular Disease

An integrated approach to interventional cardiovascular medicine...

Dr. H.C. Peter Kapitein

‘The Death of Cancer’ - The Patient Perspective

Summary: Cancer affects everybody's life at some point. ‘The Death...

 Gaynor Whyles

Innovative procurement

Leading to sustainable healthcare solutions   Three pilot studies...

Dr. Morey Menacker

Perception versus Reality in the Era of the ACA

Fear not! This is not another diatribe for or against the Affordable Care...

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