Radiology and Imaging

New AI algorithm for breast cancer screening

Researchers in South Korea have developed a deep-learning algorithm to help with the detection of breast cancer. They used pure... Read more

PSMA PET/CT for detecting prostate cancer

German researchers have found a new marker for differentiating cancerous tissue from healthy tissue in prostate cancer patients.... Read more

High-res ultrasound for assessing TMJ disc position

According to a new study, high-resolution ultrasonography (US) showed a high level of accuracy (90.32%) in the diagnosis of temporomandibular... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Tracheal intubation in critical care - expert guidelines

New guidelines published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia describe a comprehensive strategy to optimise oxygenation, airway... Read more

Extracorporeal life support: evidence-based practice needed

The use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) in adults has grown exponentially in the last decade, fuelled in large part by technological... Read more

How effective is procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy?

Using biomarkers as a guide to tailor the duration of antibiotic treatment in respiratory infections is an attractive hypothesis... Read more

Cardiology

Catheter ablation better than drugs for treating AF

The findings of the eight-year CASTLE-AF clinical trial provide strong data on the safety and efficacy of catheter ablation in... Read more

Study examines HIV patients with cardiovascular risk

A November 2017 study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association highlights a lack of needed preventive care... Read more

Cancer patients who have stroke less likely to get clot-busting drug

Cancer patients having a stroke are one-third less likely than stroke patients without cancer to get a gold-standard drug to help... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Putting healthcare innovation firmly on the map

Innovation is a key factor to succeed in any business or endeavour. However, innovation efforts within a company often lack a... Read more

The right way to appraise staff performance

Hospitals need not wait for yearly performance reviews to give feedback and assessments to physicians and other medical staff.... Read more

To BYOD or not to BYOD: the benefits and risks

Like in other industries, use of mobile devices is prevalent in healthcare. A 2017 survey of healthcare workers conducted by HIMSS... Read more

Healthcare IT

Financial and practical road blocks fail to stop rise and rise of healthcare AI

The growing impact of artificial intelligence on healthcare is already being felt, even if opportunities for using AI technology... Read more

3D Systems and Stryker Partner Up for VSP®

3D Systems and Stryker have announced an exclusive distribution partnership for VSP® (Virtual Surgical Planning) and anatomical... Read more

'Time saving' EHR copy-pasting must stop

Not a few physicians have raised complaints about the "burden" of EHR documentation. It comes as no surprise that copy and paste... Read more

Blog

Airway triage app

Airway management is of key importance to all critical care providers and... Read more

Top robotic applications in medicine

The medical robotics market is expected to grow to $20 billion by the... Read more

Healthcare Revolution in Africa through Public-Private Partnerships

Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

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

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 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

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

Prof. Guy Frija

Quality and Safety in Radiology: A Symbiotic Relationship

Political Background Safety and quality have been highlighted by the E...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

 Marie Meynadier

Revolutionizing Orthopaedic Imaging

What are the main areas of EOS Imaging’s business interest? Bringing solutions...

 Sharon R. Klein

Is blockchain technology the solution to healthcare’s data woes?

In healthcare, blockchain is widely regarded as technology that will protect...

Dr. Carrie M. Goodson MD, MHS

Physical rehabilitation in the ICU: understanding the evidence

Reviews the latest evidence evaluating physical rehabilitation in the intensive...

 KLAS Research

Women’s Imaging

As the debate continues over optimal mammographic screening ages and intervals,...

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