ICU and Emergency

Optimal approach to mechanical ventilation after cardiac arrest

Return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest results in a systemic inflammatory state called the post-cardiac arrest... Read more

Clinical efficacy of high flow nasal cannula oxygenation

High flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygenation has become an increasingly popular therapy for hypoxaemic respiratory failure. Recent... Read more

What's the effective antibiotic dosing in critically ill patients?

Mortality due to severe infections in the intensive care unit (ICU) remains high despite recent therapeutic advancements. It is... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

The challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s radiologist

In an exhilarating opening session on Sunday 26th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew told... Read more

The answer to noninvasive biomarker development in lung cancer

During an overcrowded exhilarating session on Monday 27th November at the RSNA 2017 Congress in Chicago, Dr. Hugo Aerts, from... Read more

Nodule risk estimation in screening CT: computer model vs. human observers

A new study sought to compare human observers to a mathematically derived computer model for differentiation between malignant... Read more

Cardiology
The laboratory of Masanobu Komatsu, Ph.D., studies the regulation of blood vessel growth and remodeling to aid the treatment of cancer and heart disease

Scientists find key to regenerating blood vessels

Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified a signalling pathway that is essential... Read more

Novel therapy for diastolic heart failure

Diastolic heart failure (DHF) occurs when the heart muscle becomes stiff and doesn't relax enough to allow blood to flow from... Read more

Study: screening programmes unlikely to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in competitive sport

New research suggests that screening programmes for cardiac conditions are not effective in preventing sudden cardiac arrest in... Read more

Healthcare IT

More than 50% EU hospitals underfund IT

Hospitals across Europe in general consider IT as an enabler to improve patient safety and care. And even though deployment of... Read more

What lies ahead in 2018 for HIT?

Rapid changes in the general populace and in the states of health and well-being, largely driven by technological advancements... Read more

Telehealth utilisation growing across range of settings

Recent developments in the United States have led to growing utilisation of telehealth in an array of clinical settings. Congress... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Fighting EHR burnout one step at a time

Providing timely and quality patient care is what doctors are trained to do. In today's healthcare environment, however, there... Read more

How to fire a physician

Removing an employed physician from a practice is never easy. There are many things to consider, in particular, the needs of patients... Read more

Nurse burnout: what causes it and how to deal with it

Hospitals and clinics are expected to provide the best possible care for their patients. And nurses, among the most visible members... Read more

Blog

Time goes by and antibiotics linger on

As I usually do when I'm writing, first I'll throw a random fact--not so... Read more

Healthcare Revolution in Africa through Public-Private Partnerships

Over the last twenty years, Africa’s population has increased by 2.5% per... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

Expanding leadership based on clinical evidence In early September, Ho... Read more

How can the Internet of Things and people help improve our health, wellbeing and quality of life?

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

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 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

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

 Dalia Hilmi

Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

Prof. Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg PhD

Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery

Around the world, value-based care delivery is gaining adherents (New Zealand...

Dr. Roberto Oggioni

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling...

Prof. Maarten W.N. Nijsten MD, PhD.

Lactate Monitoring in the ICU

The use of lactate measurements in critically ill patients has steadily...

 Philippe Meersseman MD

Evolving Concepts in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Most patients with liver cirrhosis ‏remain in a compensated stage for ‏more...

 Shakil Adil

Sustainability in Hospital Design

AWARD-WINNING ZULEKHA HOSPITALS OFFERS INSIGHTS INTO SUCCESSFUL PROJECT...

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