Decision Support

Siemens Healthineers adds pathway for Lung Cancer to AI-based Clinical Decision Support Software

New AI solution enables personalized decision making along the lung cancer pathway Facilitates patient management and... Read more

Siemens Healthineers Shape 21 HIMSS Experience

This year at HIMSS21- August 9-13, Las Vegas, NV, Siemens Healthineers will showcase its latest digital healthcare innovations... Read more

TeamViewer & Siemens Healthineers Form Partnership to Enable New Remote Scanning Service

TeamViewer & Siemens Healthineers Form Partnership to Enable New Remote Scanning Service

Partnership enables new digital business model for Siemens Healthineers Important step in combating shortage of skilled radiology... Read more

Women's Health

COVID-19 Infection Increases Risk of Pregnancy Complications in Women by 50%, Experts Warn

Gynecology and obstetrics specialists from Spain have urged regional authorities to speed up immunisations of pregnant women... Read more

AI Solution for Breast Cancer Detection Launched

A deep learning artificial intelligence (AI) solution that works alongside radiologists to improve breast cancer detection,... Read more

Do Tattoos Affect Mammograms?

While the tattoo trend continues, many newly inked Generation X and Millennials have started undergoing regular breast screenings. Radiologists... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

Agfa HealthCare Receives MDR Certification

Agfa HealthCare among the first to receive new European Medical Device Regulation certification for its Class IIa solutions... Read more

Enterprise Imaging - Think Big

Healthcare organisations need to think big when planning and outlining their goals for implementing an enterprise imaging system.... Read more

Acquiring and Securing Medical Images With Mobile Devices

With smartphones being used for anything and everything these days, healthcare providers are also capturing medical photos on... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Cancer spending

Understanding US Cancer Care Spending in 2018

The 15 most prevalent cancers incurred a cost of $156.2 billion in 2018. Breast cancer patients contributed to the highest... Read more

Portugal’s Eligible Population Is 98% Vaccinated

Last January, Portugal’s healthcare system was undergoing collapse, with hospitals overflowing and intensive care beds running out. ... Read more

NICE Paediatric Positive Experience Guidelines

NICE Published Positive Experience Guidelines for Baby, Child, and Adolescent Healthcare

Optimal patient experience is an integral part of effective healthcare. Therefore, the UK National Institute for Health and... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Survival of Mechanically Ventilated COVID-19 Patients

Approximately 14 to 17% of COVID-19 patients admitted to the hospital require transfer to the ICU. However, there is insufficient... Read more

#LIVES2021: High-Dose CPFA in Septic Shock Patients. COMPACT-2 Trial

Findings from the COMPACT-2 trial were presented today at #LIVES2020. The study evaluated the efficacy and safety of high dose... Read more

#LIVES2021 Begins: Intensive Care is All About the Team

ESICM President Maurizio Cecconi, President-Elect Elie Azoulay and Congress Chair Armand Girbes officially opened the LIVES Digital... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
AI vs Radiology Interns

AI Innovation Scares Medical Students Away from Radiology

AI negatively impact radiology as a career choice for US medical students. AI discouraged one-sixth of students from selecting radiology... Read more

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound

Experts Advocate Expanded Contrast Agent Use in Ultrasound Imaging

Last week at the “Advances in Contrast Ultrasound” conference in Chicago, ultrasound experts advocated expanded use for ultrasound... Read more

AI Radiologist

AI System Achieves Radiologist Accuracy in Detecting Breast Cancer from Ultrasound

On 24 September in  Nature Communications , NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi researchers reported developing an artificial intelligence... Read more

Healthcare IT

Telemedicine: Popularity, Demand and Satisfaction Hits All-Time High

Telehealth usage in the last year has increased by around 6,000%. While the change was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as healthcare... Read more

Apps are Designed to Gather your Data, says BMJ Study

Researchers analysed more than 20,000 health apps and found that the vast majority - or about 88%, were built with the ability... Read more

10 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing RPA Software

While it is widely accepted that menial tasks rob workers of time they could spend on more productive activities, time saving... Read more

Cardiology

Genes That Cause Obesity

Scientists from University of Virginia have identified 14 genes that could cause weight gain and three that could prevent it.... Read more

3D Mapping of Post-Infarction Scarring

3D Mapping of Post-Infarction Scarring

A team of scientists at the  Universidad de Valladolid  and the  Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares  (CNIC)... Read more

The COVID-19 Lockdown - A Live Experiment Revealing Gender Differences

New research shows men and women demonstrated typical and cliché-sounding behavioural patterns during the COVID-19 lockdown in... Read more

Blog

Patient Safety in Endoscopy – The Podcast

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and... Read more

How Lack of Accepted Standards Prevents Connected Health from Taking Off

Lack of globally accepted standards in health data management... Read more

Connected Care and Utilisation of Patient Data

Connecting care teams to patients can drive patient engagement and improve... Read more

The Importance of Reliable Reprocessing of Hospital Beds

Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

How Efficiency Gains in the Pathology Department may Impact the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design.... Read more

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence... Read more

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning... Read more

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical... Read more

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 Dionysia Lappou

Circadian Rhythm Disruption: Impact in Healthcare Workplaces

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 Giuseppe Recchi

Reimagining Healthcare: A Story of Growth, Innovation and Transformation

With ageing populations on the rise and healthcare funding increasingly...

Prof Derek Alderson

Rapidity of Change in Surgery

In early July, Professor Derek Alderson stepped down as President of...

Prof. Laura Oleaga

How is the Pandemic Affecting Radiology Practice?

An overview of how the Radiology Department at Hospital Clinic in Barcelona...

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Ultrasonography in clinical practice

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 Joe Kiani

Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death...

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