Decision Support

Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

A new analysis from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy details the data elements that real-world data (RWD) sources need... Read more

CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular... Read more

Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS)... Read more

Women's Health

How Do Perceptions of Radiologists and AI Systems in Breast Screening Differ?

A study published in Nature Scientific Reports  revealed striking differences in the way radiologists and artificial intelligence... Read more

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

Hologic, Inc.announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published an update which expands the... Read more

AI in Population Breast Screening Cuts Radiologist Workload by 63%

Danish and Dutch researchers recently demonstrated that using artificial intelligence (AI) as an aid in population-based breast... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

PACS Tool Monitors Learning Opportunities and Callbacks

According to a recent study published in  Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology , researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital... Read more

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Agfa HealthCare will be participating at RSNA 2021, November 28th-December 2nd in Chicago, IL, USA.   Agfa HealthCare is committed... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and PACS Systems Trends

Radiology enterprise imaging platforms and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) have evolved to facilitate workflows. Specifically,... Read more

sepsis

Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September,... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein found to be an Early Marker for Risk Stratification in Acute Pancreatitis

Context Growing numbers of obesity, alcohol abuse and gallstones are leading to an increase in the incidence of acute pancreatitis.... Read more

New Data Confirms the Clinical Benefit of PSP for the Diagnosis of Severe Infections

Critical Care, the top-ranked open access journal in the field of critical care medicine, published the results of a study led... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
 New Reporting Guidelines for Healthcare AIs Released

New Reporting Guidelines for Healthcare AIs Released

Oxford researchers released new reporting guidelines jointly published in Nature Medicine and the BMJ for evaluating artificial intelligences... Read more

Monkeypox Spreads Around the World

Monkeypox Spreads Around the World

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in a statement on Friday, they confirmed over 80 cases of monkeypox in 11 countries.... Read more

The Nursing Workforce Needs Greater Investment

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) released its International Nurses Day (IND) toolkit on 12 May 2022, a report that provides... Read more

ICU and Emergency

#EA22: Impact of Fatigue on Doctors and Nurses

Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Nancy Redfern of Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle, U.K., presented a review at... Read more

#EA22: Preventing Maternal Deaths

In a very relevant session at Eurananesthesia 2022, Dr Nuala Lucas, an Obstetric Anaesthesia Expert from Northwick Park Hospital,... Read more

#EA22: Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Anaesthetics

Dr Nicolaas Hendrik Sperna Weiland, anaesthesiologist, Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands, and founder of the... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Researchers in New Taipei City, Taiwan, recently published evidence in BMC Emergency Medicine that venous pooling contrast agent (CAP) predicted that cardiac arrest is imminent.

Contrast Agent Pooling on CT Predicts Imminent Heart Attack

Researchers in New Taipei City, Taiwan, recently published evidence in  BMC Emergency Medicine  showing that venous pooling of... Read more

Smaller Magnetoencephalography Helmets Can Assess Epilepsy in Children

Smaller Magnetoencephalography Helmets Can Assess Epilepsy in Children

A recent study in Radiology demonstrates that optically-pumped magnetometers (OPM) can shrink magnetoencephalography (MEG)... Read more

New Protocol for Checking Feeding Tube Placement Lowers Radiation Dose

New Protocol for Checking Feeding Tube Placement Lowers Radiation Dose

A University of Chicago study published in Academic Radiology showed that using a patient's body mass index when checking feeding... Read more

Healthcare IT
Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Metal Health

Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Mental Health

The ComedyCures Foundation collaborated with the mental health platform, Neolth, to determine if using comedy in a self-care app... Read more

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

A Johns Hopkins University study compared in-person and telehealth ambulatory encounter outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic’s... Read more

AI Improves Assessment of Bladder Cancer Treatment Response

AI Improves Assessment of Bladder Cancer Treatment Response

A small multisite study recently showed that artificial intelligence (AI) improved the ability of physicians to determine whether bladder... Read more

Cardiology

Everyone Fibs About How Much They Eat

According to University of Essex researchers, most people eat the equivalent of three extra McDonald's cheeseburgers a day than... Read more

Heart Attack Mortality Variation Across High Income Countries

According to new findings published in The BMJ, U.S. has the highest heart attack mortality rate across six high income countries.... Read more

Sex Differences in Risk Factors to Predict Heart Attack

A new study has identified the risk factors that are more likely to trigger a heart attack or acute myocardial infarction (AMI)... Read more

Blog

3 Software Solutions to Reinvent Processes in Healthcare

The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs... Read more

Connecting Healthcare Providers with Patients

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person... Read more

Diagnosing Non-Convulsive Seizures in the ICU: Tackling the Top Challenges

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses... Read more

Patient Safety in Endoscopy – The Podcast

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

How Efficiency Gains in the Pathology Department may Impact the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of... Read more

Image Interpretation Principles of 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound – A Case Based Introduction

Ingolf Karst, MD, PhD, MA 1 ; Nadine Gottschalk, MD 2 ; Ellen B. Mendelson,... Read more

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Screening – Approaches to Reduce Reading Time

Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine,... Read more

Titanium Contrast-Enhanced Mammography (TiCEM): Mammography Becomes a Functional Technique

Arlette Elizalde, MD and Luis J. Pina Insausti, MD, PhD Clínica Universidad... Read more

Hybrid Learning

The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change... Read more

From Our Journals

 Marie Paldam Folker

Harnessing the Potential of Technology for Mental Healthcare

Digital mental health services hold great potential for the future...

 Anne-Sophie Parent

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background  The demographic trends projected over the long term revea

Dr Eugene Fidelis Soh

Singapore: Transformative Shifts in Healthcare Management

Summary: In a world of changing healthcare ideals, all that is required...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions

Summary: Instilling an attitude of resilience in healthcare staff...

Prof. Donat Spahn

Pathophysiology of Trauma and Revised European Trauma Guidelines

The fifth edition of the European Trauma Treatment Guidelines...

 ECRI Institute

Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

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