Radiology and Imaging

Teaching radiologists machine learning - AI

Radiology is being transformed by the exponential growth of machine learning and continuously emerging technologies like deep... Read more

Hacking the AI to protect imaging devices

Radiology and medical imaging is continuously experiencing rapid enhancements including quality of patient care as a result of... Read more

Facebook and NYU fastMRI project: largest-ever open source dataset using AI for 10X faster MRI’s

In what is the largest public release of raw data to this day, the NYU School of Medicine’s Department of Radiology and Facebook... Read more

ICU and Emergency
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Are 'sniffer systems' effective in detecting ARDS?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) results in substantial mortality but remains underdiagnosed in clinical practice. For... Read more

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New protocol for respiratory infectious disease diagnosis in ICU

Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are the leading cause of infectious disease-related deaths worldwide yet remain challenging... Read more

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Closer monitoring needed for patients with 'mild' ARDS

If you landed here from ICU Highlights e-newsletter you may be looking for New protocol for respiratory infectious disease diagnosis... Read more

Cardiology

Can workplace bullying cause cardiovascular disease?

It has already been established that adverse psychosocial working conditions including factors such as excessive job-strain,... Read more

Cardiovascular outcomes at top-ranked vs. nonranked hospitals

A new study conducted by the US News & World Report (USNWR) top-ranked hospitals in terms of cardiovascular care and patient... Read more

Can emotions affect the heart?

The book “Heart: A History”, written by Dr. Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist, is a useful reference on the evolution of cardiovascular... Read more

Healthcare IT
Digitalisation

Top 2019 CIO challenges in face of healthcare consumerism

Artificial intelligence (AI) and interoperability are among the most challenging technologies for implementation in... Read more

Human resources

Move over CIO; enter the Chief Digital Officer

The role of CIOs is changing as the HIT management model shifts toward decentralised department heads and Line of Business (LOB)... Read more

Blockchain

A real use for smart contracts?

Blockchain technology has given rise to new concepts such as "smart contracts", which have the potential to be a game changer... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Robotic surgery

Robotics death ‘one-off’?

Robotic assisted surgery is fast becoming a preferred mode of surgery in many hospitals across the globe. Yet, is robotic assisted... Read more

Doctor-leaders

Why doctors need leadership training

Medicine involves leadership. In fact, to be a physician is to lead, says an article published online in Harvard Business Review. Unfortunately,... Read more

What's taking so long? Smashing population health silos

Healthcare has been historically mired in siloed thinking, with providers operating independent of each other and rarely... Read more

Blog

A new ICU equipment diagram…but is it Art?

Design for Southmead ICU  It is well established that the Arts have a... Read more

What imaging trends will impact radiology departments in 2019?

As we move toward an emphasis on precision medicine and population... Read more

Zoom On Profile: Michael A.E. Ramsay

Dr. Ramsay is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain... Read more

The Death of the Stethoscope? Heart Doctors Have Their Say

Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that Read more

Healthcare of the future: Disney’s ‘Black Mirror’

We are getting used to hear that all sorts of technological innovations... 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... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... 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... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... 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

 Leen Vercaemst RN, ECCP

European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities

Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of...

 Ella Segaran MSc, BSc, PGDip Dietetics

Dietitians in Critical Care - A Fundamental and Evolving Role

Nutrition in Critical Care Patients in the critical care setting are...

 Angela Vessey

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

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

 Jane Willis

Creating Great Care Environments: Case Studies

Summary What are the benefits of including art in healthcare...

 Hugo Breda

Healthcare demands are growing and evolving - so must we

Healthcare companies must evolve to help providers face the challenge...

 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

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