Radiology and Imaging

International Society of Radiology establishes global Quality and Safety Alliance

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) has formally established a new format for its quality and safety activities. The... Read more

RSNA16: Going to a Top Medical School May Not Lead to Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction with radiologists appears to improve when the physicians did not attend one of the top 50 medical schools,... Read more

RSNA16: Better Interpretation if Patient Questionnaire Info Included

Using patient questionnaires to obtain additional clinical history can assist more accurate diagnosis, according to a study presented... Read more

Cardiology

High Amounts of Saturated Fats Increase Heart Disease Risk

According to a new study appearing in The BMJ, people who consume high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in... Read more

Statins Combined with Stroke Prevention Drug Increase Risk of Haemorrhage

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), two commonly used statins can increase the... Read more

Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths

Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths

According to findings from a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week November 15-20 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago,... Read more

Healthcare IT

Locky Ramps Up Attack Methods via Facebook

Locky, the deadly ransomware that has been wreaking havoc on healthcare networks has ramped up its methods of attack making decryption... Read more

Gates Foundation Grant for EHR Blockchain Security

  A technology firm specialising in Blockchain based tools for data management security has received a grant from the Bill and... Read more

Locky

Phishing Emails: 97 Percent Contain Ransomware

Industry research has shown that the number of phishing emails containing ransomware grew to 97 percent in the third quarter... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Mayo Clinic: 9 Ways to Prevent Doctor Burnout

  Burnout is one of the most urgent problems facing healthcare management with staff under pressure from a punishing workload... Read more

Nurse

Study: Death Rates Rise Under Lower Skilled Staff

A large European study published online in BMJ Quality and Safety shows that the chances of a patient dying in hospital under... Read more

Navigating Healthcare Uncertainty Until U.S. Presidential Inauguration

The outcome of the recent U.S. presidential election which saw Republican Donald Trump victorious has shed an uncertain light... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Mark L. Metersky, MD, UConn School of Medicine

Study: Charted VAP Rates do not Match Nationally-Reported Rates

A study of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) rates in intensive care units (ICU) published in JAMA  has revealed that rates... Read more

ICU

Predicting Bed Occupancy in the ICU: Group-Based Approach

A group-based approach to predicting occupancy rates in the ICU was found to perform better than standard regression approaches.... Read more

ICU Nutrition - Puzzle Solved?

Solving the conundrum of underfeeding of critically ill patients in practice while guidelines recommend generous feeding is the... Read more

Blog

Improving Early Detection of Breast Cancer

I first became interested in early detection of breast cancer as a child... Read more

Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwined: Zoom On Rafael Beyar

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

Creating Healthcare Apps that Meet Needs and Usability Expectations

  Anna Sort, nurse, healthcare gamer and app creator at Play Benefit,... Read more

Radiologists are the Stewards of Appropriate Imaging

U.S. healthcare payment policy is finally shifting towards rewarding value... Read more

Critical Care in China

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

Vulnerability Leading to Improvement: Hospitals Start Comparing Outcomes Internationally

  It might sound absurd, but most hospitals have no idea how good they... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

Fetal Examinations Assured with Samsung’s 5D Technology

The Future of UltrasoundUltrasound examinations during pregnancy have taken on... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Invasive Fungal Infections

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... 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

 Tobias Gilk

Design for Imaging

‘Making It Work’ vs. ‘Making It Fit’   When it comes to design and con...

 Anatole Harrois

Fluid Choices in Trauma

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

Dr. Karen Luxford

Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

Prof. Laura Oleaga, MD, PhD.

Laura Oleaga

Chair of the ESR Education Committee           

Dr. Job van der Heijden, PhD.

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing of...

Prof. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rare until middle age, it has...


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