Cardiology
Synthetic cardiac stem cells could offer therapeutic benefits without associated risks

Synthetic Cardiac Stem Cell Developed

Researchers have developed a synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell that could be used in off-the-shelf applications, according... Read more

Most Read 2016 Cardiology Stories

Thank you to our Editor-in-Chief, Cardiology, Prof. Tienush Rassaf, our authors and contributors for their good advice and great... Read more

New Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularisation

The American College of Cardiology and several partner organisations have released updated appropriate use criteria for performing... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Dr. Michelle Kho's research uses the RT-300 supine bicycle -- which allows patients to work on strengthening their legs while they are confined to their hospital bed. Image credit: Marta Hewson/Photography

Study: Cycling in Bed Safe and Feasible for ICU Patients

ICU patients on mechanical ventilation can use an in-bed cycle safely and early in their stay, according to research from McMaster... Read more

Los Angeles skyline, credit Pixabay

Study: More than Half of ICU Admissions May Be Inappropriate

More than half the patients admitted to a Los Angeles ICU could have been cared for in more appropriate settings, according to... Read more

Most Read in 2016 in ICU Management & Practice

As 2016 comes to a close, we wish you all the best for 2017, and take a look back at our most-read stories,  journal articles... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
mHealth

Study Shows Security Risks of mHealth

  Continuous improvement in mobile technology has led to more widespread use of personal health wearable devices used to monitor... Read more

White House  21st Century Cures Act

21st Century Cures Act: Impact on Hospitals

  The new law, signed by President Obama just recently, focuses on key initiatives intended to improve access and treatment for... Read more

C-suite: Key Challenges in Coming Year

Healthcare executives say staffing shortages and rising prescription drug costs are among the leading challenges they have to... Read more

Healthcare IT
Hiring Top HIT staff

Tips for Hiring Top HIT Staff

  Hospitals do what they can to recruit the best doctors and nurses. However, it's just as important to attract the right people... Read more

‘No More Ransom’ Grows: Thousands of Users Get Hacked Data Without Paying

The 'No More Ransom' campaign, jointly set up by Intel Security, Kaspersky Lab, Europol and the Dutch National police in the... Read more

Health Tech to Watch in 2017

Which technologies are likely to see expanded use in healthcare next year? Hospitals continue to pour money into IT investments... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Study: New Nanosensor Improves Cancer Surgery

A transistor-like threshold sensor that can illuminate cancer tissue has been developed by researchers from UT Southwestern Medical... Read more

Radiologists and Pathologists as 'Information Specialists'

A provocative Viewpoint article in JAMA suggests merging the roles of pathologist and radiologist to become "information specialists",... Read more

New Hybrid Technology for Faster Stroke Diagnosis

Researchers in Europe will develop a new hybrid device that combines different imaging technologies and will help stroke patients... Read more

Blog

Burnout: Practical Psychological Strategies to Cope

Chronic stress and constant feelings of insurmountable responsibilities... Read more

Appropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive medicine - where do we stand?

There is no estimate of how many unnecessary imaging examinations are... Read more

Telehealth Role in Value Based Care

Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected... 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

Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwined: Zoom On Rafael Beyar

Professor Rafael Beyar is General Director of Rambam Health Care Campus... Read more

Critical Care in China

Zoom On Bin DuProf. Bin Du, MD, obtained his medical degree in Peking... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... 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

The Concord ICU, Australia

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed t... Read more

Royal North Shore Hospital & Gosford Hospital, Australia

The Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is one of Sydney’s largest Public... Read more

The Keys to Staying Competitive in Today’s Healthcare Market

Six things your competition is probably already thinking aboutIntroduc... Read more

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and... Read more

Improving Patient Outcomes

How to define, measure, and increase a positive and reimbursable outcome... Read more

The Value of a Good Reputation

How healthcare providers can improve their reputation to attract more patients... Read more

Computer-Aided Diagnosis for Breast Ultrasound

Samsung Applies Deep Learning from Big Data in World-FirstThe Samsung RS80A... 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

From Our Journals

 Richard L. Baron

Richard L. Baron

President, Radiological Society of North America“Show respect for all...

 Maurice Codourey

A Healthcare Chat Bot Named Shaila

AUTOMATISED HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION ON THE RISE   In April this year...

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

Prof. Massimo Antonelli, MD

Introduction

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex environment, due to the sur...

Dr. Marck HTM Haerkens, MD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a useable...

 Dimitris Katsifarakis

Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

Why do Healthcare Markets Fail? The Origin of Health Economics In an o...


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