Radiology and Imaging

Should lung cancer screening include persons not meeting CHEST criteria?

A significant reduction (20 percent) in lung cancer mortality reduction is attributable to annual screening with low-dose... Read more

Biparametric MRI improves prostate cancer detection

In a single-centre cohort study of 1,020 men who underwent both biparametric targeted and standard transrectal ultrasound-guided... Read more

Combined digital screening detects more breast cancers

New research demonstrates that digital mammography plus tomosynthesis detects 90 percent more breast cancers than digital mammography... Read more

Cardiology

Study: physical activity better than weight loss for heart patients

New research finds that increased physical activity, not weight loss, gives individuals with coronary heart disease a longer... Read more

U.S. study: social isolation increases mortality in heart failure patients

Among heart failure patients, feelings of social isolation are associated with increased risk of hospitalisation or death,... Read more

PCI with medication better than standard treatment for heart disease patients

A new analysis of an international clinical trial ("FAME 2") shows that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), along with... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Abnormal microcirculation increases mortality in critically ill patients

In a general ICU population, an abnormal microcirculation at baseline is an independent predictor for mortality, according... Read more

Machine learning algorithm 'more accurate' in predicting ICU readmission

New research shows that a machine learning approach to predicting ICU readmission was significantly more accurate than previously... Read more

Standardised communication and procedures to improve patient transfer from ICU to ward

Transfer of patients from the intensive care unit (ICU) to a general hospital ward is often challenging and inefficient, resulting... Read more

Healthcare IT

Making EHR documentation painless: the role of AI

Use of electronic health record (EHR) is strongly associated with dissatisfaction and burnout among physicians. This is not... Read more

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced... Read more

Google and Fitbit collaborate on tech and wearables

Fitness wearables and apps help patients to take a more active role in their wellness and chronic disease management. While data... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Control infections with leadership rounding

Leadership rounding is known to be an effective way to boost staff morale and keep them connected with your hospital. According... Read more

5 ways to reduce staff turnover

Job satisfaction has often been equated with efficiency and productivity in the workplace. So what makes employees happy and... Read more

Big data in healthcare

Data abounds in healthcare, and the amount of health data is bound to increase at a more rapid pace in the next several years... Read more

Blog

Machine ethics and "Artificial Morality": Can and should machines act morally?

Machine ethics is a new field of research at the interface of computer... Read more

INTUBE study: airway management practice in critically ill patients

Why study endotracheal intubation? Endotracheal intubation (ETI)... Read more

Can we put true value back into radiology?

The radiology department has transformed from a unit of collaboration... Read more

Patient blood management before surgery

The motivation for implementing Patient Blood Management is based... Read more

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

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

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... 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... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

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

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... 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. Diana Miglioretti PhD.

Mammographic Screening for Women with Dense Breasts, Prof. Diana Miglioretti

As breast density legislation is introduced in more and more states of...

 Fiona Howroyd

Supporting the patient innovator

Their inability to communicate effectively whilst he had a tracheostomy...

 Will Clark

The ripple effect: sustainability in healthcare

How ‘corporate responsibility’ is impacting on healthcare Developed...

 Rui Pedro Almeida MSc

Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield

The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth...

 Christophe Aveline

The TUBE Approach to Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Anaesthetists working in perioperative medicine have increasingly taken...

Dr. Paul Ballman

Success Isn't Everything

Over the past few months I have discussed my book, Red Pill , with a...

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