Radiology and Imaging

Implementing a software solution across multiple ultrasound vendors

An article in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology describes the successful implementation of a system where... Read more

Radiology clinic's electronic data collection improves patient care

As adoption of value-based care models broadens, there has been an emerging emphasis on patient-reported outcomes (PROs),... Read more

Images from CT colonography show segmented abdominal aortic calcification measured with semiautomated CT tool on (a) coronal and (b) sagittal images. Within region of interest over aorta selected by user, tool automatically segments and quantifies aortic

CT-based abdominal aortic calcification can predict heart attack

Computed tomography (CT) is commonly used to measure calcium, a component of plaque, in the coronary arteries. CT can also... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Quality of life after discharge from an ICU

Quality of life (QoL) after critical illness is becoming increasingly important as survival improves. A systematic review,... Read more

Clinical use of beta-lactam antibiotics in critically ill patients

Antimicrobials, specifically beta-lactam antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed drugs in the management of critically... Read more

Daily bathing with 4% CHGwr helps prevent infection in ICU

According to researchers in Italy, daily bathing with a soap-like solution of 4% chlorhexidine (CHG) followed by water rinsing... Read more

Cardiology

New techniques help rule out and predict heart attacks

Researchers in the U.S. have developed a new protocol to rule out myocardial infarctions (MIs), or heart attacks, in emergency... Read more

Delayed pregnancy increases heart health risks for mums and sons

New findings by University of Alberta researchers shed more light on cardiovascular health risks associated with delayed... Read more

Preventive strategies needed to reduce risk of dementia, stroke

It is estimated that one in two women and one in three men will likely be diagnosed with dementia, Parkinson's disease, or... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
POCT session at MEDLAB

MedLab: POCT Challenges and opportunities

Quality control, the benefits and limitations of technology and the need for incisive leadership were some of the topics featured... Read more

APAH and EAHM Presidents at closing of 27th EAHM congress

EAHM: Care integration biggest challenge for health managers

T he 27th European Association of Hospital Managers Congress (EAHM) concluded with 61% of delegates saying they would find it... Read more

Christian Marolt, Executive Director, HealthManagement with Philippe Blua

New EAHM President supports exchange and innovation

The European Association of Healthcare Managers (EAHM) announced its new president in Cascais, Portugal on Friday.... Read more

Healthcare IT

Mental health and early cancer detection aims of NHS and space tech collaboration

The deadline is approaching for submissions to a multi-million-pound initiative for innovative ideas using space tech to... Read more

How blockchain is fighting opioid epidemic

Much has been said about blockchain's potential to enhance security of data management and sharing. Gartner has gone so far... Read more

Just what is the cost of robotic surgery?

The use of robotics surgery, especially in the U.S. and other developed countries, is on the rise despite evidence questioning... Read more

Blog

Who should manage the airway in an emergency outside the hospital and inside?

Basic airway management—jaw thrust and mask and bag ventilation should... Read more

Making healthcare delightful

Healthcare futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology,... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

Head radiologist provides feedback on department’s three-year use of... Read more

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

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

How Does a Local Heart Foundation Benefit Research and Public Health?

HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss... 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

 Marianna Keen

Captivate staff with animation

Explainer videos as a communication tool. Whether you want to teach...

 Ruth Endacott RN, MA, PhD

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

The payer determines, but it is not the patient

In healthcare patients are not consumers with the economic power they have...

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care Unit This review article aims...

 William Cooper MD, MPH

Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation

Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with...

Dr. Theodoros Aslanidis MD, PhDc

Emergency pre-hospital care challenges: Greece

The ongoing economic crisis in Greece and inflow of refugees has led...

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