From Our Journals

Prof. Julia Wendon

Liver Intensive Care

Professor Julia Wendon is a liver intensive care specialist and Clinical...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

 Albert Reiter, MD

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

 Roberta Barelli, MD

Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

The Educational Challenge in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Historically,...

 Bert van Meurs

The Future of Image Guided Therapy

The possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through...

 Anatole Harrois

Fluid Choices in Trauma

This article focuses on the type of fluid available and respective indications...

Management and Administration
better and less-expensive care

3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not... Read more

World Cancer Day

Cancer in Spotlight

This week has been marking an important day in cancer awareness with World Cancer Day on February 4th.  Aimed at uniting the... Read more

Patient-derived Stem Cells

Precision Medicine Hope for Blindness

University of Iowa researchers and Columbia University Medical Center opthalmologists have together used a new technology for... Read more

Cardiology
Dr. Matthew J. Budoff, LA BioMed lead research

New Tools Determine Risk of CHD in Diabetics

According to a recent report, new tools could be used for improving the treatment of heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.... Read more

CHD

Study: Lower CHD Risk in Minority Populations

A ten-year study of over 1.3 million Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California shows that blacks, Latinos and Asians have... Read more

Metabolic enzyme may offer new approach to treat early heart failure

New Approach to Treat Early Heart Failure

In latest research published in Circulation, scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) discuss a... Read more

ICU and Emergency
S. aureus under a microscope

Rapid Susceptibility Test for Staph Developed

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego have developed a test to find out if bacteria are susceptible to antibiotics,... Read more

Copper Helps Protects the Most Vulnerable Patients

Copper Helps Protects the Most Vulnerable Patients

Joint US-Chile research has confirmed copper as an additional weapon in the fight against healthcare-associated infections, demonstrating... Read more

a wounded man being treated in a field hospital in Syria

Critical Care in Syria, Grim Reality

A report from the Syrian-American Medical Society details the health crisis in war-torn Syria and efforts to help bolster what... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
healthy eating can help to prevent obesity

Fatty Liver, Heart Disease Link in Obese People

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can increase risks of cardiovascular disease and heart failure in obese individuals,... Read more

MURAD mockup of robotic biopsy apparatus

Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The... Read more

patient with chest pain

Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain... Read more

Healthcare IT
population health

4 Ways to Successful PHM Management

Healthcare leaders who are flexible and innovative can help advance the goals of population health management (PHM), including... Read more

electronic exchange of information

Medical Mix Up? Patient Identity

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is supposed to make coordination between care teams easier, resulting in a better... Read more

EHRs support transfers of care

Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Maxim Saksonov, Co-founder of Ambrolia

Maxim Saksonov is a radiologist at Rabin Beilinson Medical Center in... Read more

3 Leadership Essentials For An Exceptional Service Culture

All organisations talk about service, but for healthcare organisations,... Read more

Fad Spotting

I recently came across a great article. It was written back in 2001 and... Read more

Zoom On: Peter Gibb, Chief Executive, ICUsteps

ICUsteps was founded in the UK by 2005 by ex-patients, their relatives... Read more

Zoom On: Michael Nurok, Medical Director Cardiac-Surgical ICU, Cedars-Sinai

Dr Michael Nurok is the medical director of the Cardiac-Surgical... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Sandeep Bansal, Founder and CEO at Medic Creations

Dr. Sandeep Bansal is a doctor turned entrepreneur. Now CEO of Medic Creations,... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Moving From 2D to 3D Ultrasound : The Ease of the Transition is in the User Interface

3D ultrasound imaging has been used for several years especially in high-risk... Read more

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more


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