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Women's Health

Effects of COVID-19 on Breast Cancer Screening, Treatment & Care

Many countries have paused their breast cancer screening programmes because of COVID-19. Findings from a new study presented... Read more

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Hologic Announces Commitment to Tackling Breast Cancer Screening Disparities for Black Women

Initiative includes awareness campaign featuring Mary J. Blige and funding for screening and diagnostic services at approximately... Read more

October 2020: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer. The goal is to show... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

New research shows that, in the primary care setting, both patients and practitioners perceive patient safety more in terms... Read more

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer has completed the Phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trial and is ready to seek authorisation for emergency use in... Read more

Democracy Against COVID-19

Democracy Against COVID-19

A new analysis provides insights into how democratic institutions play a significant role in the way countries mount quick... Read more

Healthcare IT
Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

An automated alert system that analyses electronic health records (EHR) can help identify high-risk in-hospital patients... Read more

Benefits of Automated Scheduling

Benefits of Automated Scheduling

‘Manual’ scheduling in healthcare is still very common leading to inefficient time-management and loss in revenues. Automating... Read more

From ‘IT Department’ to ‘Digital Team’: Practical Steps

From ‘IT Department’ to ‘Digital Team’: Practical Steps

For many health providers, digital transformation is a challenging multidimensional task, but it always starts with an... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Low Risk of Adverse Events With Cardiac MRI Contrast Agents

Findings from a large study published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging show that contrast agents that are used to improve... Read more

Impact of COVID-19 on Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Education

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 a pandemic, healthcare facilities were urged to reschedule non-urgent... Read more

Cybersecurity Challenges for Medical Imaging

Cybersecurity issues have been affecting the healthcare sector in recent years. As the use of the internet has expanded over... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critically Ill Older Adults

In seriously ill older adults or those near the end of life, acute respiratory failure is a common cause of hospitalisation.... Read more

Awake Prone Positioning and Risk of Intubation in COVID-19

Many COVID-19 patients develop severe bilateral viral pneumonia, which evolves into acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARD). High-flow... Read more

Do We Need to Diagnose ARDS?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is the clinical expression of acute, non-haemodynamic lung oedema. It is typically... Read more

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Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Siemens Healthineers Introduces Biograph Vision Quadra Extended Axial FoV PET/CT Scanner

Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Large 106 cm axial PET field of view enables simultaneous whole-body... Read more

Cardiology

Spouses of ICU Patients at Increased Risk of Cardiac Events

According to new research published in the journal Circulation, having a spouse in a hospital's ICU may make a person more likely... Read more

Influenza Vaccination to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in COVID-19 Patients

According to a state-of-the-art review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, seasonal influenza vaccine... Read more

World Heart Day 2020 - Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular Disease

On World Heart Day this year (29 September), the World Heart Federation (WHF) cautions heart patients to be aware of COVID-19... Read more

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Creating Harmony in Health Systems With Enterprise Imaging

Over the years, there has been significant technological advancement in the healthcare industry. However, for many healthcare... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and Peer Learning in Radiology

Peer reviews are one of the most important tools that can help with radiology workflow. Peer reviews help you collect and evaluate... Read more

CCM Survey: Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine

CCM Survey: Genomic Testing and Precision Medicine

The U.S. Center for Connected Medicine (CCM) conducted an expert survey in March 2020 on the adoption of precision medicine... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Dr Donna Prosser

Dr Donna Prosser has worked in healthcare for over thirty... Read more

How to Manage Radiology Workflows Based on Facts?

The profitability and success of an imaging center depend on day-to-day... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

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

Setting Up a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Programme in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

An ever-expanding array of applications have been developed for ultrasound,... Read more

COVID-19 As Catalyst for Precision Medicine/Digital Therapeutics

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their... Read more

A patient-centred approach to mammography

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

4 Things To Start Doing Today to Reduce Medical Errors

1. Practise Good Self-Care It’s vital for your personal wellbeing that... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

The Benefits Of Improved Workflow And System Stability In Radiology

Faced with the challenge of streamlining the workflow, managing documentation,... Read more

Netcare Pholoso Hospital’s Radiology in Polokwane, South Africa, Counts on medavis RIS

At Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane, the radiology department has... Read more

Radiologists' Work And Processes Have Become More Efficient

The hospital in Uster, Switzerland, had to replace its radiology information... Read more

Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality... Read more

The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

 Christian Lovis

Is There an Alternative to Costly Tech For Future Healthcare?

Summary: An HIT expert gives his view on how healthcare can be revamped...

Dr. Todd Rice

Facilitated glucose control in the ICU through nutrition

As recently as 2010, the view of metabolic requirements for patients...

Dr. Hendrik Hanekom

Integrated, risk-based care for South Africa: Intercare Group focuses on value and innovation

Primary care and wellness centres, dedicated units for sub-acute care...

 Phil Weihser

Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

Many patients presenting to the hospital ‏emergency department do not...

Mag. Christian Marolt

COVID-19 Superheroes

COVID-19 has affected  15 million people  across the globe, and me

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