Cardiology
Germany's Chest Pain Unit Network - A Success Story

Germany's Chest Pain Unit Network - A Success Story

The creation of a chest pain unit (CPU) network in Germany has improved the quality of diagnosis and treatment of patients with... Read more

Heart Failure Mortality Inversely Related to Wealth of Country

According to latest results from the INTERCHF study presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart... Read more

Combining the Intermountain Mortality Risk Score (IMRS), developed by clinicians at Intermountain Healthcare, with the traditional CHA2DS2-VASc risk score, was more accurate in identifying at-risk patients than using the traditional score alone, according

Combined Risk Scores Better Identify AFib Patients at Risk of Dementia

Combining risk scores can help clinicians better identify atrial fibrillation patients who are at an increased risk of developing... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Reasons to attend Healthcare Workforce Planning Summit

Reasons to attend Healthcare Workforce Planning Summit

 “The primary reason for doing workforce planning is Economics. If done well, workforce planning will increase productivity, cut... Read more

Post-surgery Recovery Programme and Care Improvement

A new study, published in JAMA Surgery, describes how a recovery programme intended to improve outcomes after surgery has benefited... Read more

5 Reasons to attend IFC Global Private Health Conference 2017

5 Reasons to attend IFC Global Private Health Conference 2017

Together delegates will explore, discuss and debate topics related to creating value in health systems, and the conference will... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Screen-detected Breast Cancers Don't Regress If Left Untreated

Screen-detected Breast Cancers Don't Regress If Left Untreated

A prospective cohort study shows that breast cancers detected by mammography screening do not spontaneously disappear or regress... Read more

Imaging Modalities in Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

A systematic review concludes that different imaging modalities, except for positron emission tomography (PET), have comparable... Read more

Hand-held Ultrasound for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Detection

A prospective study of a screening programme using hand-held ultrasound, led by family physicians in primary healthcare (PHC)... Read more

ICU and Emergency
New-onset Diabetes After Acute and Critical Illness

New-onset Diabetes After Acute and Critical Illness

The degree of in-hospital hyperglycaemia in acute and critically ill patients increases susceptibility to new-onset diabetes after hospitalisation,... Read more

Ventilation: Weaning/Post-extubation Management

Ventilation: Weaning/Post-extubation Management

Endotracheal mechanical ventilation (MV) is a major treatment of life-threatening conditions, but weaning from MV remains a great... Read more

Neuroscience ICU Early Mobilisation Protocol

Neuroscience ICU Early Mobilisation Protocol

Researchers in the U.S. have developed a multidisciplinary Neuro Early Mobilisation Protocol for complex patients in the neuroscience intensive... Read more

Healthcare IT

Growing Support for 'Internet of Things'

Internet of Things continues to make inroads in healthcare, thanks to growing support from industry leaders. A new report from... Read more

New CMS Centralised Repository for Registry Info

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched a new centralised repository for public health agency and clinical... Read more

Fixing EHRs: Better Interface and Workflow

Many in the healthcare field, especially physicians, often have unpleasant things to say about EHRs. A common complaint is that... Read more

Blog

What’s the future of intensive care medicine?

Over time, I think we are going to recognise that we can’t continue to... Read more

The Future - As Seen by Healthcare Service Providers

We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some... Read more

Curing the NHS’ tech ailment

Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS... Read more

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... Read more

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic... 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

Essential Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing: Patient Safety Comes First

3D Printing is becoming progressively more accessible and is gaining momentum... Read more

A Novel Just-In-Time Concept

An Innovative Combination of the Power of Additive Manufacturing and the... Read more

3D-Printed Kidney Model Allows Surgeons to Successfully Transplant Adult Kidney into Two-Year-Old

For the first time ever, surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation... 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

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

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. Rolf Gomes

Rolf Gomes

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Critical Care Medicine in Sri Lanka

An Evolving Specialty Sri Lanka is steadily progressing to establish critical...

Prof. Dipak Kalra

Big Data: Opportunities for Healthcare Organisations

Healthcare organisations need to make much better use of the health data...

 Donna Plecha

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice...

Prof. Geneviève Derumeaux

Dr. Geneviève A. Derumeaux, Chairperson ESC Congress 2014-2016

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 Danielle Bear

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and the...

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