Cardiology

Heart failure patients do not take guideline-recommended drugs

Heart failure patients who could possibly benefit from a newer class of drug to lower their heart rate were more likely to... Read more

Influenza activity associated with an increase in hospitalisation for CV events

In a recent study study, surveillance data from 4 US communities was used to associate monthly influenza-like illness (ILI)... Read more

7 steps to a heart-healthy lifestyle

The 2019 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines on Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular... Read more

ICU and Emergency

'Best CPC' project: causes of death after cardiac arrest

In patients who recover consciousness after cardiac arrest (CA), a subsequent death from non-neurological causes may confound... Read more

Optimising beta-lactam treatment in the ICU - expert consensus

The French Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (SFPT) and the French Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine... Read more

PROTINVENT study: protein intake timing and dose for the critically ill

Optimal protein intake during critical illness is unknown. In order to achieve a personalised nutritional approach, Dutch researchers... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise... Read more

Rads burnout: be resilient, bend don't break

The increased use of new evolving technologies and CT and MR expects the average radiologist to interpret an image every 3 to... Read more

Dealing with radiologists burnout

Loathing your work, exhaustion, depersonalisation, feeling insignificant, struggling to find the will to get out of bed, addiction... Read more

Healthcare IT

How to choose clinical communication tools

Communication plays a big role in human interaction. In healthcare, effective communication between care providers, and with... Read more

CHIME opens first European chapter

  The College of Healthcare InformationManagement Executives (CHIME) and Associazione Italiana Sistemi Informativi in Sanità (AISIS)... Read more

Tiered FDA medical device security guidance concerns industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its draft guidance on managing cybersecurity in medical device... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Sustainable healthcare: The Danish model that's streets ahead

Similar to other wealthy developed countries, Denmark is facing challenges from an ageing population with more chronic disease.... Read more

Experts and novices: getting the leadership balance right

Managing a team is not easy. This is especially true in healthcare management where the team often comprises people with... Read more

Are doctors really resistant to becoming leaders?

The work of a doctor often involves managing a care team or coordinating teams. However, medical schools train their students... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Bernd Saugel

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as... Read more

Making ethics the business of healthcare

Every two years, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organises... Read more

Part 1: Cyber security key obstacles and addressing tech personnel shortage

A recent report from advisory BDO has highlighted ‘the most underrated... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American... Read more

#ECR2019: Impact of AI on medical imaging access

Noninvasive MRI digital physical exam provides a Whole Body approach... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

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

From Our Journals

 Christophe Aveline

The TUBE Approach to Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Anaesthetists working in perioperative medicine have increasingly taken...

 Francesco Sardanelli Professor of Radiology

Exploring the Future of Radiology

ESR TO LAUNCH NEW JOURNAL, EUROPEAN RADIOLOGY EXPERIMENTAL...

Dr. Jon Gutteling MD

Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage

A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide...

 Allison Gonzalez DSW, MSW, LCSW

Making the case for social work practice in the care of critically ill ICU patients

The role of the ICU social worker End-of-life issues occur frequently...

ICU-Related Dysphagia

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment Due to...

 Marianne Schoorl

ISO implementation: How to motivate lab personnel

Transforming the pressure of accreditation into team engagement....

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