From Our Journals

Dr. Christopher Lockie

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

 Erica Tanner

Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...

Dr. David KOFF

Prof. David Koff - Editorial Board Member & Dr. Aine Carroll, Health Service Executive (HSE)

Prof. David Koff – Editorial Board Member Imaging David Koff, MD, FRPC,...

Prof. Jeffrey Braithwaite

Guest Editorial

Creating Safer HealthcareHealthcare professionals have long recognised...

 Leo Nefiodow

Health: The Economic Growth Engine of the 21st Century

Is there a correlation between health and economic growth? Can the healthcare...

Radiology and Imaging
Radiologist assistants in words

Radiologist Assistants in the United States - Here to Stay?

Advanced roles for radiology technicians/ radiographers have been defined in a number of countries, including the UK, Australia... Read more

Low Risk Ankle Rule

Ankle Injuries in Children Don't Always Need an X-Ray

Emergency physicians can safely reduce x-rays in children with injured ankles by as much as 23 percent, resulting in cost and... Read more

The Friedlein Grading A/B classification system

New Classification System for Brain Tumours

Doctors at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen’s Department of Neurosurgery have developed a procedure for analysing radiological imaging... Read more

Management and Administration
Best Hospitals in the U.S.

2015-2016 Best Hospitals Report

U.S. News & World Report has released the 26th edition of the Best Hospitals rankings, which are based on consumer-friendly data... Read more

Staff Physical Activity

Onsite Exercise Cuts NHS Staff Sickness Rates

It is a common issue with NHS in the UK that its own staff often falls sick. Staff sickness rates at the NHS are much higher than... Read more

Digital Healthcare

IT Training Rises for Healthcare Managers

There has been an increase in specialist training programs for healthcare executives which is primarily driven by the need to... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Antibiotics

Antibiotic Prescription Variation Down to Individuals

Variation in antibiotic prescription is mostly due to the different routines of healthcare providers rather than differences in... Read more

Chicago Ebola Response Network (CERN)

Lessons from Ebola: Planning for Health Emergencies

The Chicago Ebola Response Network's (CERN) response to the Ebola epidemic in 2014-2015 has provided a roadmap for how a regional... Read more

prehospital care intervention

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Improved Outcomes

Two new studies, one conducted in the U.S. and another in Japan, indicate that use of interventions such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation... Read more

Cardiology
Gene Mapping

Genetically Personalised Care for Aortic Aneurysms

A study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery outlines the work of researchers at the Aortic Institute at Yale who have... Read more

Blood Clot

Low Risk Treatment for Blood Clots Empowers Patients

According to companion studies published in Academic Emergency Medicine, a lower risk treatment with rivaroxaban for blood clots was... Read more

Arrhythmia

Body Temperature Changes Trigger Sudden Cardiac Death

According to a study published in the Journal of Physiology, sudden cardiac death caused by cardiac arrhythmia can be triggered... Read more

Healthcare IT
mobile technology in healthcare

Mobile Apps Reducing Readmissions

Healthcare providers are turning to mobile technology to help them with efforts in reducing "preventable readmissions". A number... Read more

Dr. Nigel Armfield, Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland

Skype: Top Use in Chronic Disease Management

Skype is increasingly being used in telemedicine, with clinicians utilising this popular web-based video tool more commonly to... Read more

Figure 1: Crowdsourcing for Clinicians

As its name suggests, Figure 1 is a mobile app for sharing images. Medical professionals can upload photos, x-rays, biopsies and... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Valentin Sinitsyn, Federal Center of Medicine and Rehabilitation

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn is Head of the Radiology Department in the Federal... Read more

Zoom On: Lluis Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The... Read more

Zoom On: Jozef Kesecioglu, University Medical Center, Utrecht

Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department... Read more

Zoom On: Joan Peppard, President European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

Joan Peppard is Chief Pharmacist in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore,... Read more

Zoom On: Marie Ennis-O'Connor, Founder of Health Care Social Media & e-Patient Writer and Speaker

Marie Ennis-O’ Connor is a social media consultant in the field of healthcare,... Read more

Zoom On: William Fay, Director - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. William Fay is the Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more