ICU and Emergency

Brain impairment in sepsis patients: is gut bacteria to blame?

Sepsis can cause both brain dysfunction and neuroinflammation. New research from the University of Michigan indicates that gut... Read more

Richard Hotchkiss, MD, a professor of anesthesiology (left), and Jane Blood (right), a nurse manager in the Department of Anesthesiology's Division of Clinical and Translational Research, talk with Greg Porter, 34, of Nashville, Ill., who has recovered fr

New way to fight sepsis: rev up patients' immune systems

People especially those with critical illness develop sepsis when an infection triggers an overwhelming immune response, ultimately... Read more

On-demand vs. routine nebulisation in ventilated ICU patients

Among ICU patients receiving invasive ventilation, on-demand nebulisation was not inferior to routine nebulisation of acetylcysteine... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Cardiac PET imaging increases CAD detection

New research shows that patients who receive cardiac positron emission testing (PET) imaging instead of single photon emission... Read more

ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology... Read more

ECR 2018 - patient information video about CT

ECR 2018: CT patient information videos save time, increase satisfaction

Did you know that the first airline safety video was produced by Virgin America in 2007? Now these videos are widely accepted,... Read more

Healthcare IT

Wachter: healthcare complexity means lengthy digitisation process inevitable

Healthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to widespread and effective use of digital tools. That's the observation... Read more

NHS staff use apps inappropriately at work

Despite risks to privacy and data security, the use of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other unauthorised instant messaging (IM)... Read more

Blockchain ANN to save lives

The use of artificial intelligence in healthcare seems to grow at a frenetic pace. Indeed, according to a forecast by IBM, the... Read more


Healthcare staff too stressed to deal with disasters

New research published in the journal Procedia Engineering further justifies the need for hospitals to focus more on making working... Read more

Cutting hospital readmissions with lay health workers

Lay health workers (LHWs) are those who have some training to promote health or to perform some healthcare services. Although... Read more

Help or hindrance? EHRs and admin cost reductions

Despite huge investments in healthcare IT, EHR systems in particular, hospitals have not benefited much in terms of improving... Read more


Machine learning tools for predicting clinical outcomes

New research findings suggest that machine learning may usher in a new era in digital healthcare tools that are able to predict... Read more

New protocol for rapid blood vessel scan

Claustrophobia is one reason why some patients are hesitant to undergo a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test, even if this procedure... Read more

Physician burnout - looking beyond occupational stressors

It is generally believed that burnout is a serious problem among physicians, and work-related factors (i.e., long or irregular... Read more


Bed Blocking and the role of STPs

The healthcare challenges created by an ageing population are well documented.... Read more

iResuscitate App

Cardiac arrest is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It occurs... Read more

3D Printing – Emerging As A Significant Technology in Healthcare

3D printing has been in use since the 1980s as additive manufacturing.... Read more

Reinventing breast tomosynthesis

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

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 Dimitris Katsifarakis

Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?

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Patients Mentoring Executives: Mutual Benefits

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Cognitive Impairment After Critical Illness: Prevention and Treatment

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Health and Climate Changes: The importance of the Role of the Health Sector

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