Radiology and Imaging

Noninvasive Imaging Helps Predict Heart Attacks

A new study in the journal Radiology demonstrates the effectiveness of using noninvasive CT angiography and stress tests to detect... Read more

Read Montague, a computational neuroscientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, led a multi-institutional research team including Yale and Vanderbilt to discover brain imaging can reveal whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge ab

Scientists Predict Crime Knowledge States in the Human Brain

A multi-institutional research team has discovered that brain imaging can reveal whether someone is acting in a state of knowledge... Read more

Mentorship - Key to Ensuring the Future of Radiology

Mentoring is an important component of academic medicine, yet it is not specifically emphasised in radiology training, according... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Ratio-based Transfusion and Non-trauma Patients

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) urge caution in adopting ratio-based transfusion – a practice previously studied... Read more

4 Clinical Trials/Studies to be Presented at ISICEM 2017

The results of some highly anticipated clinical trials and studies will be presented on 21 March 2017 at the opening ceremony... Read more

7 Must-Attend Sessions at ISICEM 2017

1. OpeningIn the opening session, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent will welcome delegates and discuss developments towards the future... Read more

Cardiology

1st Guideline on Evaluation and Management of Syncope

The American College of Cardiology, with the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society, has released a guideline... Read more

Preventing Burnout Among Cardiologists

Physicians are among society’s highest paid and most respected professionals, but they have higher rates of dissatisfaction and... Read more

TAVI or Not TAVI — in Low Risk Patients? That Is the Question

When transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) was introduced in 2002, it was proposed as a therapy for inoperable or very... Read more

Healthcare IT

Hackers Breach Emory Healthcare's Patient Records

Emory Healthcare's online appointment system has been hit with a cyberattack earlier this year, affecting the records of some... Read more

Cognitive Computing Used to Fight Physician Burnout

Healthcare leaders continue to find ways to address the problem of physician burnout as this impacts on patient care. At the Cleveland... Read more

EHR Optimisation Faces Budgetary Constraints

With no expansion seen in IT budgets, many CIOs at healthcare organisations say they will still pursue plans of optimising electronic... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

3 Must Attend Conferences in 2017 for EXEC

There are so many healthcare conferences on the calendar that it can be difficult to select which ones to attend. Being well versed... Read more

GOP Plan: Phase-out of Medicaid Expansion for the Poor

As part of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are looking to scrap premium tax credits for wealthier... Read more

Chronic Disease Management: Benefits to Patients, Providers

Providing support to patients in managing their chronic conditions not only leads to improved care outcomes, but also enables... Read more

Blog

9 Reasons You Need a Dietitian in the ICU Team

Nutrition is a cornerstone of recovery and rehabilitation in ICU patients,... Read more

Two Physician Choices: Continue Path to Nowhere or Learn the Game

  I’ve come to the conclusion that many physicians within our ranks are... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mansur Hasib, Programme Chair, Cybersecurity Technology, UMUC, Author

Cybersecurity expert, lecturer and HealthManagement.org contributor Dr.... 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

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

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

Overcome Staffing Challenges Through Greater Efficiency, Modernized HR Policies

 Executive summary   In today’s competitive hiring environment, ho Read more

Seven Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

Executive summary  As the costs of caring for patients continue to ris... 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

The Concord ICU, Australia

The Concord Repatriation General Hospital (The Concord) is a 750 bed t... Read more

Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and... 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. Thomas Berlet

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

Prof. Paul E Pepe

Partnering Medicine and Public Service

Interview With Professor Paul E. PepePaul E. Pepe, MD, MPH, is Professor...

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?

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

 Barbara Riegel

Barbara Riegel

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 Diku Mandavia

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures: Financial and Safety Benefits

Ultrasound Guidance Improves the Safety and Success of Needle Procedures The...

 Uta Melzer

Confronting Risk

That the use of ionising radiation for medical purposes holds both tremendous...

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