ICU and Emergency

Association of age and mortality among patients discharged from ICU

In high-income countries, ageing patients with chronic comorbidities increase the need for ICU beds. This results in a significant... Read more

Patient registries useful in fight vs. antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Patient registries useful in fight vs. antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are bacteria that are resistant to most antibiotics. It is estimated that at least... Read more

C. auris in the ICU - a global challenge

C. auris in the ICU - a global challenge

Candida auris ( C. auris ) is a type of fungus first isolated in 2009; since then there have numerous infection episodes... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life... Read more

New AI tool predicts breast cancer risk

Identifying women at risk for breast cancer is a critical component of effective early disease detection . Available... Read more

Imaging computer model is cancer 'Google Maps' of tumour behaviour

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers develop an image-based computer model of tumour behavior that captures more of the complexity... Read more

Cardiology

Urgent need to look after hearts of cancer patients

Many physicians are not telling cancer patients about the cardiotoxicity risks of treatments and may not be fully aware of... Read more

Using web-based interventions in patients with ICD

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are one of the most effective treatments that is used to prevent sudden cardiac... Read more

Demand for cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology

The number of cardiologists trained in cardio-oncology, or the treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients treated for... Read more

Healthcare IT

Smashing healthcare silos with data

  Compared to other industries, healthcare is known to lag behind when it comes to adopting new technology and innovation.... Read more

AWS Blockchain now available across multiple sectors

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain , a fully managed service... Read more

How tech streamlines leading healthcare system

Singapore is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in the world. This is evident in its infant mortality rate —... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

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

How design can eliminate bacteria in OR

Traffic flow in hospitals can help spread microbiota. Researchers examining the influence of traffic and other factors on... Read more

Smile at the doctor - you may receive better care

Under most conditions, positive social interactions have beneficial implications for employee performance, say Tel Aviv... Read more

Blog

4 reasons why healthcare management should focus on AI in radiology

It is not uncommon that healthcare management teams are heavily pressed... 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

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... 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

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to... 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

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

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

From Our Journals

 Kathleen Puntillo RN, PhD, FAAN, FCCM

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain ass...

Prof. Edward Bluth MD, FACR

Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017

The outlook for radiologists seeking jobs is better than in previous...

Mag. Christian Marolt

Christian Marolt

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 Nikolaus Koller MAS MBA

Healthcare Without Borders

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 Sherry Polhill

Lab automisation opens new revenue doors

How can lab automisation improve analysis services and open doors for...

 Rachel Dunscombe

Human factor approaches improving EMR usability and satisfaction

The EMR does not have to fail The much-maligned Electronic Medical...

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