ICU and Emergency

Mechanical ventilation journey continues - an expert look

While mechanical ventilation is widely used and has improved greatly since first used in the 1950s, there is still room for improvement,... Read more

Diaphragm and lung ultrasound for weaning prediction

Deciding the optimal timing for extubation in mechanically ventilated patients can be challenging, and traditional weaning predictor... Read more

USA sepsis incidence and trends measurement, clinical data best

On World Sepsis Day, 13 September, JAMA has published new research into the incidence of sepsis in the United States. The challenges... Read more

Healthcare IT

New ransomware threats

Hackers and cybercriminals always try to outsmart their targets. The best way to keep your organisation safe is to stay one step... Read more

Cybersecurity Report: New Threats

HIMSS Director of Privacy and Security Lee Kim's latest monthly report on cybersecurity features a very interesting finding, and... Read more

Telehealth Fills Harvey Gap

Medical services in southeastern Texas have been heavily disrupted by Hurricane Harvey. Houston area residents find it difficult... Read more

Cardiology

#ESC17: Peripheral Arterial Diseases - Window into Cardiovascular Health

A presentation on the 2017 ESC peripheral arterial diseases (PADs) was carried out at this year’s European Society of Cardiology... Read more

#ESC17 - AF Diagnosis Rate Increased With Mobile ECG Recording Device

During one of the Hot Line trials that took place at the European Society of Cardiology 2017 in Barcelona, late-breaking results... Read more

#ESC17: Ibuprofen Linked to Blood Pressure Increase in High-Risk Patients

According to late-breaking results from the PRECISION-ABPM study (Prospective Randomised Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Improving Coronary Plaque Visualisation in Coronary CTA

Researchers investigated the stabilities of plaque attenuation and coronary lumen for different plaque types, stenotic degrees,... Read more

Effective Change Management in Radiology

Managing change is a challenge, with a high probability of failure if not properly implemented. Change management is a well-established... Read more

Collaboration Between Radiologists & Scientists

Radiology, imaging research, and the imaging sciences are indispensible clinical tools in the delivery of modern healthcare. Progress... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Introducing Robotics into Hospital

A next-generation logistics robot system is now part of a Finnish hospital's daily operations. The system is designed to reduce... Read more

Top Tips for Successful Lab Management

A research lab is where big discoveries are made. Like a business entity, a laboratory can be successful and achieve its goals... Read more

Billion-dollar Hospital Opens in Australia

One of the world’s most advanced hospitals, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) in South Australia, will officially open its doors... Read more

Blog

What are the most promising advances in ultrasound technology for clinical practice?

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in clinical practice hasn’t fully completed... Read more

Sustainable access to affordable medicines: how can the multilateral trading system contribute?

The 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set the target of access... Read more

Will point-of-care ultrasound replace the stethoscope?

With a technology like point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), there are two... Read more

Pros and Cons of Buying an Oracular AI System for Daily Decision-Making in a Hospital Setting

  First of all, what is an Oracular Artificial Intelligence (OAI) system?... Read more

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart... 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

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting t...

Asst. Prof. Thomas Ryan

Cardio-Oncology: A Developing Specialty for Comprehensive Cardiac Care

Over the past several decades there have been significant and important...

MD,PHD Per Skaane

Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis (Per Skaane)

What are the key benefits of implementing tomosynthesis in screening p...

Dr. Marlies Ostermann

Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury

Where Are We Now?Acute kidney injury (AKI) has been recognised as a ma...

Dr. Leonel Lagunes

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Dr. Peter Wilmshurst

Whistleblowing in healthcare

Although healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about...

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