Cardiology

Cancer survivors more likely to develop heart failure with pregnancy

Previous findings have shown that cancer treatments can lead to heart disease in women of child-bearing age. A new study also... Read more

Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure

Previous studies have reported on the usefulness of faith-based interventions in increasing cancer screening, reducing weight... Read more

DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke

It is estimated that 11 percent of individuals who have had a stroke have a recurrent stroke within one year of their first... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Implementing a software solution across multiple ultrasound vendors

An article in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology describes the successful implementation of a system where... Read more

Radiology clinic's electronic data collection improves patient care

As adoption of value-based care models broadens, there has been an emerging emphasis on patient-reported outcomes (PROs),... Read more

Images from CT colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on (a) coronal and (b) sagittal images. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic

CT-based abdominal aortic calcification can predict heart attack

Computed tomography (CT) is commonly used to measure calcium, a component of plaque, in the coronary arteries. CT can also... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Sink traps source of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in ICU

Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) are bacteria or "bugs", and CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient... Read more

Managing invasive fungal infections

New research provides insights into antifungal utilisation within U.S. academic medical centres (AMCs) in the neonatal, paediatric,... Read more

Quality of life after discharge from an ICU

Quality of life (QoL) after critical illness is becoming increasingly important as survival improves. A systematic review,... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
POCT session at MEDLAB

MedLab: POCT Challenges and opportunities

Quality control, the benefits and limitations of technology and the need for incisive leadership were some of the topics featured... Read more

APAH and EAHM Presidents at closing of 27th EAHM congress

EAHM: Care integration biggest challenge for health managers

T he 27th European Association of Hospital Managers Congress (EAHM) concluded with 61% of delegates saying they would find it... Read more

Christian Marolt, Executive Director, HealthManagement with Philippe Blua

New EAHM President supports exchange and innovation

The European Association of Healthcare Managers (EAHM) announced its new president in Cascais, Portugal on Friday.... Read more

Healthcare IT

Mental health and early cancer detection aims of NHS and space tech collaboration

The deadline is approaching for submissions to a multi-million-pound initiative for innovative ideas using space tech to... Read more

How blockchain is fighting opioid epidemic

Much has been said about blockchain's potential to enhance security of data management and sharing. Gartner has gone so far... Read more

Just what is the cost of robotic surgery?

The use of robotics surgery, especially in the U.S. and other developed countries, is on the rise despite evidence questioning... Read more

Blog

Making healthcare delightful

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology,... Read more

Epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

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

Healthcare of the future: Disney’s ‘Black Mirror’

We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations... 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

From Our Journals

 Geert-Jan Deddens

Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference...

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer MD, EDICP

Optimising nutrition for recovery after ICU

Optimising nutrition and metabolism post-ICU for recovery of functional...

 Maurice Codourey

A Healthcare Chat Bot Named Shaila

AUTOMATISED HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION ON THE RISE   In April this...

Prof. Antonio Artigas MD, PhD

35 Years of ISICEM

Prof. Antonio Artigas Director, Critical Care Centre, Sabadell...

Dr. Geraldine McGinty

Does radiology have a bright future?

Do AI and machine learning herald the end of radiology?   I could...

 Chris McCahan MBA

Managed equipment services can be boon for emerging market health

Solving the waste issue of unused equipment in African hospitals...

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