ICU and Emergency

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

Wekend

Is there a ‘weekend effect’ for ICU mortality?

The risk of dying in the intensive care unit (ICU) is higher for patients admitted at the weekend compared to a weekday, according... 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

Healthcare IT

Telehealth Fills Harvey Gap

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

Data Tools Reduce Readmissions

Data tools can be utilised to improve care management. At Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, predictive analytics tools... Read more

Blockchain: The Answer to HIT Security?

With hacking attacks on the rise, healthcare organisations need to beef up measures to ensure better protection of sensitive patient... 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

Cardiology

#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

#ESC17: Anti-Inflammatory Therapy Lowers Future Cardiovascular Events

A historic turning point in cardiology took place at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017 in Barcelona, as... Read more

#ESC17: Implanted Cardiac Monitors Detect Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation

The incidence of previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) may be substantial in patients with risk factors for AF and stroke,... Read more

Blog

Will point-of-care ultrasound replace the stethoscope?

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

How to Tackle Diabetic Retinopathy in a Megalopolis like Mexico?

Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population... 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 is the British Institute of Radiology Meeting the Challenges of Today's Healthcare Environment

The most significant challenge facing any membership organisation is how... 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

 William O. Cooper

Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation

Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with...

Prof. Bin Du

Intensive Care in China

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20 years...

Prof. James R. Stone

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Prof. Davide Caramella

How to Communicate Radiation Dose and Contrast Media Information

Public awareness and concern about radiation safety has grown in the last...

Dr Maurizia Capuzzo

Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

 Achim Escher

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis of...

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