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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

Healthcare IT
Online Calculator for COVID-19 Mortality Risk

Online Calculator for COVID-19 Mortality Risk

A new addition to the COVID-19 Risk Tools suite by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an online mortality... Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System

COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System

As the world's first COVID-19 mass vaccination programmes are underway in the UK, the U.S. and some other countries, a... Read more

Digitally Listening to Sound of Lungs

Digitally Listening to Sound of Lungs

Two different devices aimed at improving the quality of a uscultation, the action of listening to sounds from the... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
EU Reports on State of Health

EU Reports on State of Health

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently being the main factor to be considered in the health and well-being assessments, other elements,... Read more

Pandemic Control: New Dynamic Metrics for Proactive Action

Pandemic Control: New Dynamic Metrics for Proactive Action

Without a national and coordinated response to COVID-19, the United States has been ineffective at preventing and mitigating... Read more

Major Moves with COVID-19 Vaccines

Major Moves with COVID-19 Vaccines

The UK, first in the world, authorises Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and is looking into fast-tracking AstraZeneca’s. In the... Read more

ICU and Emergency

#EA20: Ethics and Triage in COVID-19

In an extremely informative session at the Euroanaesthesia 2020 this week, Caterina Aurilio of Naples, Italy, discussed triage... Read more

Treating Early COVID-19 Infection

There have been over 47 million cases of COVID-19 globally and 1.2 million deaths. According to Anthony Fauci, Director of the... Read more

Life After COVID-19 Hospitalisation

Findings from a new study show that surviving a case of COVID-19 that is severe enough to require hospitalisation can be quite... Read more

Cardiology

More Sedentary Time, Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Women

Even with regular physical activity, older women (ages 50-79) who spend more waking hours in sedentary behaviors, such as sitting... Read more

A Spoonful of Honey..... or Not?

Honey is a commonly used ingredient in recipes and holiday desserts. Marketers often tout honey as a healthy alternative to sugar... Read more

Abnormal Nighttime Blood Pressure Levels Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke

People who experience  high blood pressure  while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

#RSNA2020: Diabetes, Hypertension Increase Risk of COVID-19 Brain Complications

Some patients with COVID-19 are at higher risk of neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke, according... Read more

#RSNA2020: Housing, Food Insecurities Delay Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Women who experience food or housing insecurity may be at risk for undiagnosed breast cancer due to lapses in follow-up appointments,... Read more

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

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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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Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

Why Should Enterprise Imaging Matter To The Radiologist?

A must read. Dr. Petersilge is an imaging leader and an Enterprise Imaging pioneer. In a recent presentation, Dr. Petersilge shared... Read more

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

Blog

Nurse's View: Are We Back to Square One with COVID-19 in UK?

A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.... Read more

How To Address Resource Shortage In Radiology?

Shortage of skilled manpower is a widespread fact and has indeed not spared... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: Liability Issues of AI Use in Healthcare

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

HOW TO VENTILATE COVID-19 PATIENTS?

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

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

Accelerate The Reporting Process With RIS

Highly Efficient Workflow Solution in the protestant Hospital Muelheim... Read more

Optimal Connection Improves Care And Referrer Retention

Report transmission upon report release? Dr. Roland Scheck and his... Read more

RIS Investment Boosts Diagnosis And Treatment Flows At Bahrain University Hospital

At a time when healthcare providers worldwide are under increasing pressure... 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

From Our Journals

Dr. Caroline Hurd

Effective education for palliative care: communication as a procedure

Palliative care for critically ill patients in the intensive care...

Prof. Ludwig Kuntz

Separate and concentrate― a sustainable business model for general hospitals?

Reducing management complexity in patient care. Research shows...

 Denise Anderson

Fighting cyber threats with a global community

Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis...

 Tobias Silberzahn

Remote Patient Monitoring for Safe and Effective Management of COVID-19 Patients

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the role it can play in the early...

Prof. Rinaldo Bellomo

Rapid response teams

This article reviews the RRT system concept and provides an update...

 Erin Sullivan

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training...

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