Radiology and Imaging

MR Imaging Cost-effective in Prostate Cancer Detection

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging–guided strategies for the detection of prostate cancer were cost-effective compared with the standard... Read more

Have-A-Heart Campaign Aims to Improve Paediatric Cardiac Imaging

Following the recent publication of  Radiation Safety in Children With Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease: A Scientific Position... Read more

Reducing Imaging for Low Back Pain in the ED

Clinical decision support integrated in electronic order entry forms can safely and effectively reduce imaging orders for patients... Read more

Cardiology

New Customisable, Biocompatible Heart Valves

Harvard researchers have developed a next-generation heart valve that accurately functions upon implantation and regenerates into... Read more

Statins in Older Adults' Primary Cardiovascular Prevention

New research shows there was no benefit of a statin for all-cause mortality or coronary heart disease events when a statin was... Read more

Heart Failure + Stroke - A Lethal Combination

According to new research presented at EuroHeartCare 2017, heart failure and stroke is a lethal combination. Heart failure patients... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Sepsis Care - Faster is Better

A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-led study covering nearly 50,000 patients from 149 New York hospitals provides scientific... Read more

ICU Admission for the Very Elderly: A Cost Analysis

Considering the poor clinical outcomes, and that many intensive care unit (ICU) admissions may be undesired by very elderly patients... Read more

Predicting Survival, Functional Outcomes after ICU Admission

In a new study published in JAMA, physicians and nurses were more accurate in predicting the likelihood of death and less accurate... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Physician Age Linked to Patient Mortality Risk

Results of a new study reveal that patients treated by hospitalists are more likely to die within a month of admission as compared... Read more

WannaCry Attack Highlights Concerns on Cybersecurity

The recent massive cyberattack that infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, including hospitals in Britain, highlights... Read more

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Mandatory Headwear Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infections

Surgical site infections are a costly health complication. Patients with such infections tend to have longer stays in both the... Read more

Healthcare IT

Can Blockchain Dovetail with Healthcare Privacy Laws?

Blockchain has generated much interest and excitement in healthcare as this emerging technology represents a new paradigm for... Read more

People: From Security Threat to Line of Defence

Employees are regarded as the lifeblood of an organisation, yet they can also be its greatest cybersecurity threat. Breach reports... Read more

Growing Support for 'Internet of Things'

Internet of Things continues to make inroads in healthcare, thanks to growing support from industry leaders. A new report from... Read more

Blog

What’s the future of intensive care medicine?

Over time, I think we are going to recognise that we can’t continue to... Read more

The Future - As Seen by Healthcare Service Providers

We asked healthcare service providers what they'll need to succeed. Some... Read more

Curing the NHS’ tech ailment

Digitisation is a term thrown around in the public sector, and the NHS... Read more

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... Read more

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure... Read more

Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

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

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to improve t... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join... Read more

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

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?

Equitable Healthcare With increased emphasis on financial constraint in...

 Katia Katsari

CT Dose Management: A Pan European Strategy

Computed Tomography (CT) ranks as one of the top five medical developments...

Dr. Joanna Bayley

Medication Compliance Aids - Towards Smarter & Safer Use

Medication compliance aids (MCAs) are used extensively in Bristol. In July...

 Dorothy Wade

What Can Psychologists Do in Intensive Care?

As awareness has grown of the great distress intensive care patients may...

 Heather Reimer

Dangerous Boobs Tour

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 Dran Coronado

Singapore: Focus on Eldercare

Singapore’s transformation from a low-income country to a rich, develo...

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