ICU and Emergency

New model for predicting ECMO outcome in ARDS

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-saving therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients but... Read more

What's the latest on ventilator-associated pneumonia?"

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most frequent life-threatening nosocomial infection in intensive care units. Although... Read more

Critical care: personalised vs. precision medicine

The current healthcare system tends to be reactive, providing treatment post-onset of the disease, with limited attempts at prevention... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Dynamic ultrasound for detecting soleus arcade syndrome

The soleus arcade syndrome (SAS) is a rare compression neuropathy of the tibial nerve that often remains undiagnosed due to low... Read more

Simple test for detecting invasive pancreatic cancer

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a new simple molecular test to detect chromosomal abnormalities — biomarkers known as... Read more

Prof. Michio Kaku walks audience into a profound future during RSNA session

Thursday afternoon’s plenary session at RSNA 2017 in Chicago last week saw audience members gather for one of the week’s most... Read more

Cardiology

Managing bleeding on OACs - new expert consensus

The American College of Cardiology has issued new guidance on the management of acute bleeding in patients treated with oral anticoagulants... Read more

Report: U.S. needs to prioritise cardiovascular disease

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) highlights the need for the United States... Read more

Low-salt, DASH diet as effective as drugs for hypertension

Both low-sodium and the heart-healthy DASH diets have long been known to prevent or lower high blood pressure. A new study shows... Read more

Healthcare IT

Virtual doctor specialism of future?

Rapid advancements in IT and communication technology are a key factor driving the growth of telehealth. According to one estimate,... Read more

Cardiac IT consolidation slows down

Consolidation of various cardiology IT solutions is part of quality improvement initiatives of large medical centres and health... Read more

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

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Insiders cause most data security breaches

The latest Protenus breach barometer shows this year's security trend remained true for October – i.e., at least one breach occurs... Read more

Hospital CEO departures dropped in 2017

So far this year, the number of hospital CEOs who have left their jobs is down by nearly 37 percent from the previous year. Between... Read more

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

Blog

Changing the culture of medicine - one conversation at a time

Lessons from a doctor turned patientDr. Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP, is a critical... 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

Dr. Frédéric Barbut PharmD, PhD

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

 Theo Veldsman

Maturity Makes Great Leaders

There is a pressing need for intelligent leaders who are able to deal...

Sir Muir Gray CBE, FRCPSGlas, FCLIP

Value-Based Healthcare Revolution Ahead

  Tremendous progress has been made over the last forty years due to the...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

 Regina Holliday

Regina Holliday and the Walking Gallery

Patient Activism, Patient Advocacy or Patient Engagement. Whatever label...

 Anthony Kurec MS, H(ASCP). DLM

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology and...

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