ICU and Emergency

Ventilators Compared for Use Safety and User Experience

Market-leading ventilators are compared in a recently published article in Critical Care. The evaluation, by Plinio P. Morita... Read more

Optimisation Measures Reduce Risk of Death in Cancer Patients in ICU

A large number of oncologic patients are admitted in ICUs around the world. Estimates show that one in six people admitted in... Read more

1 in 3 former ICU Patients Shows Symptoms of Depression

A meta-analysis of reports on more than 4000 patients shows that almost one in three people discharged from ICUs has clinically... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

New MRI Technique for Better Results

According to findings published in Nature Communications, a new technology can harness imperfections that typically compromise... Read more

Radiologists Need to Embrace the Unknown

According to a recent editorial published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, radiology educators need to stop... Read more

BIGLITE - A Novel Multifunctional Imaging Platform

A multidisciplinary project led by physicists from the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of Texas Southwestern... Read more

Cardiology

ESC Congress 2016 - A Quick Preview

Here's a glimpse of the most anticipated cardiovascular event of the year - the ESC Congress 2016. The primary results of 30 novel... Read more

Warfarin Does Not Offer Long-Term Stability for Atrial Fibrillation

According to a study from Duke Clinical Research Institute, warfarin prescribed for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation may... Read more

Insufficient Evidence For Lipid Disorders Screening in Children

  The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patient

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says.Researchers from... Read more

Gender pay gap

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According... Read more

Patient Safety at Risk: Poor IT Security

Until now and 2021, the total market for cybersecurity technology implemented by U.S. hospitals will expand at a compound annual... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Teamwork and Communication Training for Surgical Safety

 Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team,... Read more

Well-known Hospitals Fail in New Medicare Ratings

The U.S. government released much-anticipated first overall hospital quality ratings last week with many of the country’s best-known... Read more

Change

Survival Plan Needed to Cope With Leadership Change

Since hospital CEOs tend to have shorter tenures than sports coaches, the key to keeping an organisation thriving is to have a... Read more

Blog

Prof Vasilis Ntziachristos, Director - Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging

Modern imaging methods greatly exceed the possibilities of X-rays. Vasilis... Read more

Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care: What Needs to Happen Now?

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative... Read more

Zoom on: Florent Jault, Product Specialist Radiation Dose Monitor (RDM), Medsquare France

1.What are your key areas of interest and research? Patient safety is the... Read more

Zoom On: Rolf Gomes, Founder, Heart of Australia

Cardiologist Dr. Rolf Gomes founded Heart of Australia with the vision... Read more

Zoom On: Eric Poiseau, IHE Europe Technical Project Manager Inria

What are your key areas of interest and research? My major area of interest... Read more

Zoom On: Jorge Muniz - CEO Medcomic

What are your key areas of interest and research? I am fascinated with... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Improving Patient Outcomes

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

Standardizing Quality of Care

How and why standardization can help healthcare providers build structure,... 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

Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing... 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

Prof. Ed J. Kuijper, MD, PhD

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Prof. Robert W. Wachter, MD

Robert Wachter

Hospitalist,Writer and Professor & Interim Chair of the Department of...

 Aaron Sklar

If You Build It, Will They Come?

On the first day of a new project, I often discover that many of my colleagues...

Prof. Bernd K. Hamm, MD

Professor Bernd Hamm, ECR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Supporting and promoting...

Prof. Dr. med.dipl.Phys. Hans-Peter Busch

Organisational Development: Achieving Change

A wanderer asks a woodcutter in the forest the way. The woodcutter says...

Prof. Michael Pinsky

Fundamentals of Critical Care - Interview with Michael Pinsky

Michael Pinsky is Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University...


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