ICU and Emergency

Metabolic profiling for monitoring intestinal dysbiosis

Bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract are believed to have several metabolic, endocrine, and immune functions. The composition... Read more

Net ultrafiltration rate and mortality

Fluid complication occurs in nearly two-thirds of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. Guidelines recommend... Read more

In-hospital mortality and misdiagnosis of site of infection

Sepsis is one of the most dangerous and life-threatening conditions encountered in the intensive care unit. Sepsis is considered... Read more

Cardiology

Do defibrillators deliver in dialysis?

Patients who have to undergo dialysis are known to have a higher mortality rate. This is mainly attributed to sudden cardiac... Read more

Ultra-processed foods and all-cause mortality

One of the major drivers of chronic disease is nutrition. Clinical evidence clearly proves that dietary habits can have a... Read more

Survived a heart attack? But what about the depression?

According to new findings published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, heart attack patients with prolonged... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Machine learning cuts mammogram volume radiologists need to read

Over 40 million mammography exams are conducted in the United States every year, with the volume of images growing exponentially.... Read more

After 5pm your doc may not screen you for cancer

A new study endeavoured to research whether breast and colorectal cancer screening are related to the time of day a patient visits... Read more

Radiology and AI perspectives through social media

Keeping 'an ear to the ground' through social media to follow and join in conversations regarding the impact and potential of... Read more

Healthcare IT

Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation... Read more

Indonesian Island Sets Up Innovative PHB

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens .  ... Read more

CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Check! Don’t get hooked?

Check! Don’t get hooked!

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon... Read more

The VBHC evolution 2014-2019

Prof. dr. Fred van Eenennaam and Meagan Jongepier offer an overview on the achievements of the Value Based-Health Care... Read more

Brexit: UK Government makes decision on EU healthcare workers

European Union (EU) health workers can still work in the UK even if it leaves the EU with a no-deal... Read more

Blog

Addressing Overall Expenditures in the U.S. Health Care

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate bet Read more

Targeted therapy for cancer

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted... 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: Bernd Saugel

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as... 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

Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital... 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

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

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

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

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

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

From Our Journals

 Rafael Beyar

Medicine, Technology and Humanity Intertwined: Rambam Health Care Campus

RAMBAM HEALTH CARE CAMPUS   The philosophy at Rambam Health...

Dr. Mohammed Faisal Sheikh MBBS, MRCP

Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science

The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with...

 Samna Ghani

Critical Care in Egypt

The healthcare system in Egypt has come a long way, but still faces many...

Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Goyen

Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare

X-ray, computed tomography, blood tests, genetic diagnostics, health...

 Daniela Pedrini

Climate change and healthcare architecture

IFHE Vice–President hopes for more sustainability in healthcare....

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