From Our Journals

 Jane Grimm

The Radiology Events Register (RaER)

The Role and Value of Incident Reporting in&n

Lt. Col. Michael C. Reade, MBBS, MPH, DPhil., FANZCA, FCICM

Blast Injury

What to Expect in Civilian vs. Military ContextsCivilian blast injuries...

 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,...

Prof. Dr. Dominik Weishaupt

Implementing Dose Monitoring Software in a Radiology Department

Meeting the ChallengesPrecursors of quality management, quality control...

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Strickland is a consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust...

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis : An Emerging Reality

The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening...

Management and Administration
Transgender

Dealing with Transgender Patients

A pilot training program that was implemented in an urban clinic shows that it is possible to change attitudes towards transgender... Read more

Surgery

Groundbreaking Study: Longer Surgical Residents Shifts Benefit Patients

According to a recent study, allowing surgeons-in-training the flexibility to work longer shifts than currently allowed in U.S.... Read more

Evidence-based Medicine

Evidence-based Practice: Shocking Low Implementation

A new study reveals why healthcare organisations fall short of improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. The study is published... Read more

Cardiology
Exercise

Exercise Helps Survive First Heart Attack

According to a study conducted with 70,000 patients of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, people who are fit are more likely to survive... Read more

Dr. Matthew J. Budoff, LA BioMed lead research

New Tools Determine Risk of CHD in Diabetics

According to a recent report, new tools could be used for improving the treatment of heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.... Read more

CHD

Study: Lower CHD Risk in Minority Populations

A ten-year study of over 1.3 million Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California shows that blacks, Latinos and Asians have... Read more

ICU and Emergency
S. aureus under a microscope

Rapid Susceptibility Test for Staph Developed

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test to find out if bacteria are susceptible to antibiotics,... Read more

Copper Helps Protects the Most Vulnerable Patients

Copper Helps Protects the Most Vulnerable Patients

Joint US-Chile research has confirmed copper as an additional weapon in the fight against healthcare-associated infections, demonstrating... Read more

a wounded man being treated in a field hospital in Syria

Critical Care in Syria, Grim Reality

A report from the Syrian-American Medical Society details the health crisis in war-torn Syria and efforts to help bolster what... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
healthy eating can help to prevent obesity

Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals,... Read more

MURAD mockup of robotic biopsy apparatus

Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The... Read more

patient with chest pain

Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain... Read more

Healthcare IT
population health

4 Ways to Successful PHM Management

Healthcare leaders who are flexible and innovative can help advance the goals of population health management (PHM), including... Read more

electronic exchange of information

Medical Mix Up? Patient Identity

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is supposed to make coordination between care teams easier, resulting in a better... Read more

EHRs support transfers of care

Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries... Read more

Blog

Is the Radiation Risk Model Flawed?

Radiation safety is based on the belief that radiation from medical imaging... Read more

Zoom On: Maxim Saksonov, Co-founder of Ambrolia

Maxim Saksonov is a radiologist at Rabin Beilinson Medical Center in... Read more

Fad Spotting

I recently came across a great article. It was written back in 2001 and... Read more

Zoom On: Peter Gibb, Chief Executive, ICUsteps

ICUsteps was founded in the UK by 2005 by ex-patients, their relatives... Read more

Zoom On: Michael Nurok, Medical Director Cardiac-Surgical ICU, Cedars-Sinai

Dr Michael Nurok is the medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Sandeep Bansal, Founder and CEO at Medic Creations

Dr. Sandeep Bansal is a doctor turned entrepreneur. Now CEO of Medic Creations,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Moving From 2D to 3D Ultrasound : The Ease of the Transition is in the User Interface

3D ultrasound imaging has been used for several years especially in high-risk... Read more

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more


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