Radiology and Imaging

Ultrasound Recommended for Intussusception Diagnosis

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception... Read more

A 77-year-old male with recurrent lymph node and pulmonary metastases detected by Ga-68 PSMA PET/CT but not by conventional imaging.

Prostate PET/CT Targets More Cancer, Improves Care

According to new research presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI),... Read more

This figure shows inflammatory response and macrophage accumulation, an early indication of atherosclerotic plaque.

PET Imaging of Atherosclerosis

A new study presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) shows a hybrid... Read more

Cardiology

Cardiac Stem Cells From Heart Disease Patients May Be Harmful

Stem cell therapy has gained popularity as a treatment option for patients with severe and end-stage heart failure. However, researchers... Read more

Current AF Guidelines - Important Differences

Guidelines regarding the management of atrial fibrillation have been published by major cardiovascular societies. Although the... Read more

CT Angiography Better at Predicting Future Risk for Patients with Chest Pain

Analysis of results from the Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain (PROMISE) trial showed that the... Read more

Healthcare IT

Key Elements in EHR Team Building

When implementing healthcare IT initiatives, it's important to realise that this is not just the task of the IT department –... Read more

Impediments to EHR Interoperability

A survey of health information exchange (HIE) professionals reveals that both EHR vendors and health systems are employing a variety... Read more

Improving Cybersecurity Through Public-Private Coordination

A unified effort by both the public and private sectors is critical to countering the growing cyber threats that are putting patient... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Glenn Whitman, MD, of Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) in Baltimore, Md

New Screening Tool Identifies Patients at Risk for Malnutrition

According to a new study, patients who are at risk for malnutrition when undergoing heart surgery can now be more easily identified... Read more

Drones May Improve Response Times for Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests

According a study published by JAMA, in simulated out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA), drones carrying an automated external... Read more

Creating a New Standard for Emergency Care

Creating a New Standard for Emergency Care

Point-of-care ultrasound is helping clinicians at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre to assess a wide range of patientsPoint-of-care... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Saving Millions with Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is increasingly becoming an important tool in healthcare, especially in terms of improving workflow efficiency.... Read more

Research Improves Hospital Efficiency, Length of Stay, Healthcare Costs

According to a study by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the IE Business School, public hospitals that generate more... Read more

Machine Learning for Costly Illnesses

Machine learning algorithms now enable some hospitals in Boston to predict diabetes and heart disease hospitalisations up to a... Read more

Blog

Understanding IoT: Is Healthcare Harnessing the Potential?

Digital technology has paved the way for businesses and industries alike... Read more

There Might Be Too Much Money In Healthcare

I was struck by a press announcement of the United States Food and Drug... Read more

Burn Till You're Out

When using the technical definition of burnout: "The reduction of a fuel... Read more

High Time for Shift to a Better Model of Radiology

For the Russian state-based public healthcare system, the concept of v... Read more

How to Become a Cardiologist in 5 Steps

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic... Read more

COMARE Report Response Designed to Improve Risk Management & Patient Care

Ahead of the introduction of the new Basic Safety Standards Directive... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing pressure... Read more

Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help attract... 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 improve t... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

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

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

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

The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

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

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

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

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds.... 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

Dr. David Wilson

David Wilson

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Occult fractures and...

 Kathleen Puntillo

Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices

 This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessment...

 Donna Plecha

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice...

 Achim Escher

Business Intelligence in Hospital Management

Challenges and Opportunities Using the Example of a Radiology Departme...

Prof. Jan Wernerman

Nutrition Monitoring

Most important when monitoring nutrition is to decide upon the nutritional...

 Les Jebson

Guiding Population Health Strategy with Visual Data

An emerging management approach in healthcare delivery is that of a migration...

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