EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Fake News Woes in Healthcare

Social media platforms and other modern channels of communication make it easier for people to interact and share information.... Read more

Tech's Role in Empathy-based Medicine

According to  Dr Jeremy Howick and Dr Sian Rees of the Oxford Empathy Programme, existing digital technologies need to be exploited... Read more

Medicare Penalty for 500K Clinicians

Some 501,933 clinicians in the U.S. will see a 2 percent reduction in Medicare payments this year for failing to meet the requirements... Read more

Cardiology

Higher BMI Increases Risk of CHD, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes

New findings confirm previous evidence that higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of cardiometabolic... Read more

Heart Attack Shown to be 'Systemic Condition'

An acute heart attack (myocardial infarction) is a "systemic" condition with an impact upon the whole body and triggers responses... Read more

Dr. Ian Neeland

Mildly Obese Fare Better after Major Heart Attack

People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they're mildly obese, suggests new research... Read more

ICU and Emergency

ECMO for Adult Respiratory Failure: 2017 Update

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can support severe derangements in gas exchange in both acute and chronic respiratory... Read more

Operating theatre

Free Online Course on Perioperative Medicine from FutureLearn, UCL Launches

FutureLearn, the leading social learning company, in partnership with University College London (UCL), has launched a new online... Read more

New Dosing Models Increase Safety of Remifentanil

New dosing models have been developed that can provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil,... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Cost-effective Lung Cancer Screening Programmes

For lung cancer screening programmes to be cost-effective, these should target high-risk people and identify non-cancer conditions... Read more

Researchers at MIT and other institutions have devised a way to boost the quality of low-resolution patient MRI scans so they can be used for large-scale studies. Images produced by their algorithm, shown in the center column, are much closer to high-reso

Researchers Use New Technique To Make Brain Scans Better

A team of researchers at MIT worked with doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and other institutions to devise a way to boost... Read more

Radiation Dose Reduction for Common CT Examinations

Opportunity exists for substantial radiation dose reduction using existing computed tomography (CT) technology for common diagnostic... Read more

Healthcare IT

Risk Management: Cybersecurity

A cyberattack does not occur spontaneously for it requires some planning and preparation. These attacks make use of a variety... Read more

Artificial Intelligence: Explosive Growth

Artificial intelligence is fast becoming integrated in the delivery of healthcare, and increasing use of the technology is expected... Read more

Hackers Target Junior Staff

Cybercriminals are adjusting their social engineering tactics to focus on the more vulnerable members of an organisation: the... Read more

Blog

From Expert to Novice or Expert to Expert? The Transition from Practice to Academia

In 2016 I would never have guessed that a year later I would encounter... Read more

Are Wearables Dangerous for Health?

It’s been repeatedly stressed by healthcare practitioners how beyond a... Read more

Medical Sectioning: The Challenges Ahead

We interview Mark to draw out his knowledge, insight and predictions on... 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

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... 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

 Achim Escher

Business Intelligence in Hospital Management

Challenges and Opportunities Using the Example of a Radiology Departme...

Dr. Rolf Gomes

Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. However, people...

Dr. Sandeep Bansal

Sandeep Bansal

1. What are your key areas of interest and research?My interest is in improving...

Prof. Sharon Einav

Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Interview with Professor Sharon Einav Professor Sharon Einav is Chair of...

 Emanuele Neri

ESGAR Consensus Statement on Liver MR Imaging

Clinical Use of Liver-Specific Contrast Agents   The European Society of...

Prof. Hiroyuki Murata

Smart Ageing International Research Centre

Smart Ageing International Research Center The Smart Ageing International...

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