ICU and Emergency
Psychological Consequences of ICU Admission

Psychological Consequences of ICU Admission

Consequences of psychological distress in the ICU needs to be addressed, due to the frequent occurrence of anxiety, delirium,... Read more

Clinical Examination for Prediction of Mortality in Critically Ill Patients

Patients admitted to the ICU have a high mortality rate. Even those who survive the stay tend to suffer from long-term morbidity... Read more

Sex-Specific Differences in Survival After OHCA

Sex-Specific Differences in Survival After OHCA

The survival outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) can be influenced by many factors including age, the presence... Read more

Cardiology
Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Major Cardiovascular Events

Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Major Cardiovascular Events

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has become a public health issue, as the International Diabetes Federation recorded a total... Read more

Silent but Deadly Heart Disease Prevalence

SMI-Associated Sudden Cardiac Death

A study published in JAMA Cardiology aimed to measure the prevalence of silent myocardial infarction (SMI) in patients that have... Read more

Can Genes Determine Aspirin Efficacy in Cardiovascular Diseases?

Aspirin Efficacy - All in the Genes?

The benefits of low-dosages of aspirin (75-100mg daily) for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) exceed... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
The Global Radiology Gap

The Global Radiology Gap

According to the World Health Organization, two-thirds of the world does not have access to radiology services considered basic... Read more

Ultrasound-guided Injection-based Therapies: An Effective Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain

Opioid abuse now claims more lives in North American than car crashes. In 2017, the United States and Canada set new records... Read more

Nuclear Stress Test Identifies Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Nuclear Stress Test Identifies Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Nuclear stress tests reveal an increased risk of cardiac-related deaths in patients with diabetes, a new study in Radiology:... Read more

Healthcare IT

The Trouble with mHealth…

  With the potential to contribute to streamlining care and improving outcomes, mHealth is frequently referred to being... Read more

Survey Finds Privacy and Security Key Barriers to Interoperability

  The exchange of health information between hospitals and other provider organisations could result in more efficient delivery... Read more

Voice Assistants: Healthcare Friend or Foe?

Voice assistants are used for a variety of reasons, from helping users do simple web search to keeping track of business meetings... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

How Culturally-Sensitive Care Can Improve Your Bottom Line

In a globalised world, Dr. Pepi Burgos has seen first-hand how a culturally-sensitive approach to patients can contribute to... Read more

No trust, no digitalisation

Education is the linchpin to creating a culture of trust where patients feel comfortable engaging fully with mHealth.... Read more

Clearing the way with TeleTracking

Clearing the way with TeleTracking

Many hospitals around the world including the NHS, UK face huge challenges generated mainly from lack of resources especially... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Rolf Rossaint

Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of... Read more

The Urgent Need for Digital Skills in Healthcare

Technology is playing a larger role than ever in healthcare, and with... Read more

Addressing Overall Expenditures in the U.S. Health Care

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate bet Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion... Read more

Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of... Read more

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across... Read more

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from c... Read more

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center: Spotlight on Sepsis

In 2015, UPMC a global multi-hospital system that has over 40 hospitals... Read more

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... Read more

From Our Journals

 Jeanne M. Liedtka

The Creative Promise of Design Thinking

You’re much more imaginative than you think, but your workplace — which...

 Gareth Presch

Empowering communities to improve their health and wellbeing

#WHIS connects people and communities. World Health Innovation...

Dr. Jonathan Gatward MBChB, BSc, FCICM, FRCA, DICM, Cert Ed, FHEA

Standardised, Hospital-Wide Airway Trolleys

Inspired by the Difficult Airway Society Guidelines and the Vortex Cognitive...

Dr. Claire Thomas

The Accelerate Pheno™ system in clinical practice: fast and accurate turnaround for critical results

Our clinical experiences of using the Accelerate Pheno™ system have...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio MD, PhD

María Jesús Díaz Candamio

Radiologist - Servicio de Radiología, Complejo Hospitalario de A Coruña,...

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