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Women's Health

AI Breast Cancer Diagnosis Matches Two Doctors

A newly-published study in the journal Nature suggests that AI diagnoses breast cancer from mammograms more accurately than... Read more

Breast Screening

Machine Learning Improves Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Researchers in New Zealand are combining machine learning (ML) and standard imaging to improve both diagnosis and treatment... Read more

AI and Radiologist Teamwork: 90% Accuracy Breast Cancer Diagnosis

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool, trained on more than a million screening mammography images, can identify breast... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
COVID-19: Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

Several projects are addressing the problem of N95 mask shortages in hospitals due to the unfolding COVID-19 crisis.... Read more

NHS Nightingale

Airline Staff to Help Man 4,000-Bed COVID-19 Hospital

  Airline staff are amongst thousands of personnel to man a new field hospital which opened in East London today for COVID-19... Read more

EU Urges Free Cross-Border Movement of Healthcare Professionals

EU Urges Free Cross-Border Movement of Healthcare Professionals

On 30 March, the European Commission issued practical guidance to ensure workers’ mobility within the EU, in particular... Read more

Healthcare IT
Telehealth

Restrictions on Tele-Health Lifted to Ease COVID-19 Strain

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it is lifting penalties... Read more

COVID-19 Security

Israel Enables Tech ‘Spy’ Powers to Track COVID-19

Tech powers normally deployed for counter-terrorism are being used to fight COVID-19 in Israel triggering an outcry from civil... Read more

Medical Device

Medical Device Security Health Check from EU

  Digital healthcare aims to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients. However, an upward trend in healthcare cyber... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
COVID-19

COVID-19 Will Revolutionise Imaging Practices

The journal   Radiology  has published expert recommendations on radiology preparedness during the COVID-19 public health... Read more

Post-Menopausal Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

Genetic Testing for Older Women with Breast Cancer

New Stanford-led research finds that about 1 in 40 postmenopausal women with breast cancer are as likely as Ashkenazi Jewish... Read more

Tomosynthesis

Tomosynthesis Consistently Outperforms Digital Mammography

Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has outperformed digital mammography (DM) over a five-year period, according to a new study... Read more

ICU and Emergency

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Caring for the Critically Ill - Trends, Treatment and Mortality

COVID-19 is associated with severe disease requiring intensive care in approximately 5% of proven infections. As with similar... Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber.... Read more

#ISICEM20 Postponed Until September

Due to the coronavirus situation, the 40th ISICEM Congress has been postponed to September 15-18, 2020.  The International... Read more

Cardiology

Steady Increase in Exercise Intensity Best for Heart Health

For most people, the benefits of aerobic exercise far outweigh the risks, however, extreme endurance exercise - such as participation... Read more

Heart Health Problems Affect Brain Health

Having health issues such as smoking, high cholesterol or a high body mass index (BMI) in your 20s may make you more likely to... Read more

Sugary Drinks a Sour Choice for Adults

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and... Read more

Blog

Hospital Efficiency Analysis Through Social Value Added Index

The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever –... Read more

HIMSS 2020: Irresponsible COVID-19 Hazard?

The annual congress of the Health Information Systems Society (HIMSS) pledged... Read more

To Have a Healthy Work Environment, Mind the Gap

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct... Read more

Zoom On: Prof. Mamas A. Mamas

Prof. Mamas A Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating... Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence  In early September,... 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

Spreading Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Across Northern Spain

The rapid scanning and dynamic imaging capabilities offered by point-of-care... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across... Read more

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

From Our Journals

 Thomas Wainwright PgDip, PgCert, BSc (Hons), MCSP

The role of physiotherapy in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the intensive care unit

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal...

 Alison Lightbourne

Opportunities to Build a Better Care Continuum: From Global to Local

For staff working at the sharp edge of health services, whether in a hospi

Dr. Francesco Forfori MD

Pathophysiology of endotoxic shock

Mechanisms of endotoxin-induced multi-organ damage. Endotoxin-induced

Dr. Pablo Valdés Solís PhD

Obstacles to establishing competence in radiology

Competence in radiology: difficult to define, more difficult to establish.

Dr. Andrea Cortegiani MD

Antifungal treatment in the ICU

Best practice in managing fungal infections Invasive candidiasis:...

 Jonas Teuwen

AI applications in breast imaging

Review of some state-of-the-art applications of artificial intelligence...

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