EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Reducing Costs: Slow Work

The U.S. healthcare system has been described by some analysts as expensive and inefficient. Rising drug prices are known to be... Read more

Where are the Women?

A new study presents one area where gender inequality in healthcare is observed: women are ignored when it comes to medical society... Read more

U.S. Senate Healthcare Repeal Bill Fails

For the third time, the Republican-dominated Senate has failed in its efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Through... Read more

Cardiology

Benefits of Controlling Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Control of a range of cardiovascular risk factors as a result of healthy lifestyle choices, medications and Mendelian randomisation... Read more

Is Stent Postdilation Useful in Treating ACS?

Amidst increasing evidence showing that the risk of death is higher after stent postdilation is performed in patients with acute... Read more

Continued Statin Use Linked to Lower Death Risk

A Brigham and Women's Hospital-led study published in Annals of Internal Medicine highlights the benefits of prolonged statin... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

CT Lung Cancer Screening: Impact on Smoking Cessation

A new study published in the journal Thorax adds to evidence suggesting that integrating CT lung cancer screening with evidence-based... Read more

Interventional Radiologists and Endovascular Stroke Therapy

Effective endovascular therapy (EVT) for acute ischaemic stroke requires a rapid multidisciplinary response with technically successful... Read more

Radiology of Vertebral Fractures in Women and Men

A new study compares two methods for osteoporotic vertebral fracture (VF) assessment on lateral spine radiographs, using data... Read more

Healthcare IT

New HIMSS CEO Named

HIMSS has announced that Harold “Hal” Wolf III will take over as its new president and CEO in September, 2017.   Succeeding H.... Read more

Fighting 'Dark Web' Hackers

The "dark web" is something hidden from most users of the internet. This is because the dark web lies within what is known as... Read more

Trapping Hackers

The "art of deception network" provides an added dimension to the protection of sensitive health information. This new method... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Therapeutic Hypothermia: Time for a Moratorium

Total or partial cooling of human beings has been used sporadically in a variety of diseases of the central nervous system for... Read more

Detecting Consciousness in Patients with Severe TBI

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) can be used to identify ICU patients with severe... Read more

Finding Ways to Improve Mechanical Ventilation

A review paper published in the journal Critical Care discusses current problems associated with mechanical ventilation and some... Read more

Blog

How to Tackle Diabetic Retinopathy in a Megalopolis like Mexico?

Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population... Read more

Pros and Cons of Buying an Oracular AI System for Daily Decision-Making in a Hospital Setting

  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system?... Read more

Gender as Parameter when Planning Quality Improvement in Clinical Pathways

Different preferences based on gender, influence the patient’s perspective... Read more

How is the British Institute of Radiology Meeting the Challenges of Today's Healthcare Environment

The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how... Read more

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart... Read more

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure... Read more

Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract... 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 improve t... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join... Read more

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer fr... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found that over... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds.... 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

Dr. Kaushik Bhowmick

Training the Intensivists of the Future

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare...

Dr. Frédéric Barbut

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Adj. A/Prof. Glenn Eastwood

Targeted Therapeutic Mild Hypercapnia After Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest (CA) causes ischaemic brain injury and persistent cerebral...

 Dionysia Lappou

Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Impact in Healthcare Workplaces

IMPACT IN HEALTHCARE WORKPLACES   Circadian Rhythm   The Circadian rhy

 Mark Mellett

Coping with Complexity

The Irish military on embracing leadership that promotes diversity, inclusion...

 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

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

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