Decision Support

Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

A new analysis from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy details the data elements that real-world data (RWD) sources need... Read more

CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular... Read more

Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS)... Read more

Women's Health

How Good is the Evidence Informing Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines?

A study published in Clinical Breast Cancer  revealed that the quality of the systematic reviews that provide the evidence to... Read more

How Do Perceptions of Radiologists and AI Systems in Breast Screening Differ?

A study published in Nature Scientific Reports  revealed striking differences in the way radiologists and artificial intelligence... Read more

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

Hologic, Inc.announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published an update which expands the... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

PACS Tool Monitors Learning Opportunities and Callbacks

According to a recent study published in  Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology , researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital... Read more

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Agfa HealthCare will be participating at RSNA 2021, November 28th-December 2nd in Chicago, IL, USA.   Agfa HealthCare is committed... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and PACS Systems Trends

Radiology enterprise imaging platforms and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) have evolved to facilitate workflows. Specifically,... Read more

sepsis
Sepsis

Sepsis Protocols Reduce Mortality in Resource-Restricted Settings

Sepsis is a condition commonly encountered in critically ill patients. However, the management of sepsis varies globally and... Read more

sepsis

Comparing Hospital-Onset Sepsis and Community-Onset Sepsis

Sepsis is a heterogeneous syndrome. It has varying characteristics and therapeutic items depending on the patient’s background,... Read more

Abionic Webinar - Advancing the Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Intensive Care Units

Real world evidence on the practical implementation of the Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test   On the 22nd of September,... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
IVDR Is Here, But Where Are the Notified Bodies?

IVDR Is Here, But Where Are the Notified Bodies?

The In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Regulation 2017/746 (IVDR) was passed by the European Union back in April 2017 to address concerns... Read more

 New Reporting Guidelines for Healthcare AIs Released

New Reporting Guidelines for Healthcare AIs Released

Oxford researchers released new reporting guidelines jointly published in Nature Medicine and the BMJ for evaluating artificial intelligences... Read more

Monkeypox Spreads Around the World

Monkeypox Spreads Around the World

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in a statement on Friday, they confirmed over 80 cases of monkeypox in 11 countries.... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Mental Health Morbidity Among ICU Survivors and Caregivers

There is significant evidence that patients who survive critical illness experience morbidity after discharge from the ICU. This... Read more

#EA22: Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19

New research presented at Euroanaesthesia 2022 finds that long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a greater risk of... Read more

#EA22: Impact of Anaesthesia Handover on Morbidity and Mortality

What is the effect of intraoperative handover of anesthesia care on clinical outcomes? This was discussed in a very interesting... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Contrast Agent Shortage Sends Ripples through Radiology

Contrast Agent Shortage Sends Ripples through Radiology

Radiology departments react to a shortage of iodinated contrast media from GE Healthcare, caused by an unexpected COVID-19 lockdown... Read more

Researchers in New Taipei City, Taiwan, recently published evidence in BMC Emergency Medicine that venous pooling contrast agent (CAP) predicted that cardiac arrest is imminent.

Contrast Agent Pooling on CT Predicts Imminent Heart Attack

Researchers in New Taipei City, Taiwan, recently published evidence in  BMC Emergency Medicine  showing that venous pooling of... Read more

Smaller Magnetoencephalography Helmets Can Assess Epilepsy in Children

Smaller Magnetoencephalography Helmets Can Assess Epilepsy in Children

A recent study in Radiology demonstrates that optically-pumped magnetometers (OPM) can shrink magnetoencephalography (MEG)... Read more

Healthcare IT
Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Metal Health

Therapeutic Comedy in Self Care App Improves Cancer Patient Mental Health

The ComedyCures Foundation collaborated with the mental health platform, Neolth, to determine if using comedy in a self-care app... Read more

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

A Johns Hopkins University study compared in-person and telehealth ambulatory encounter outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic’s... Read more

AI Improves Assessment of Bladder Cancer Treatment Response

AI Improves Assessment of Bladder Cancer Treatment Response

A small multisite study recently showed that artificial intelligence (AI) improved the ability of physicians to determine whether bladder... Read more

Cardiology

Everyone Fibs About How Much They Eat

According to University of Essex researchers, most people eat the equivalent of three extra McDonald's cheeseburgers a day than... Read more

Heart Attack Mortality Variation Across High Income Countries

According to new findings published in The BMJ, U.S. has the highest heart attack mortality rate across six high income countries.... Read more

Sex Differences in Risk Factors to Predict Heart Attack

A new study has identified the risk factors that are more likely to trigger a heart attack or acute myocardial infarction (AMI)... Read more

Blog

The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System – Uses and Benefits

Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center,... Read more

Advocates, Let’s Make It Our Problem!

I have lymphoma. Is that my problem or that of my physician? Or perhaps the... Read more

3 Software Solutions to Reinvent Processes in Healthcare

The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs... Read more

Connecting Healthcare Providers with Patients

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person... Read more

Diagnosing Non-Convulsive Seizures in the ICU: Tackling the Top Challenges

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses... 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

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of... Read more

Image Interpretation Principles of 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound – A Case Based Introduction

Ingolf Karst, MD, PhD, MA 1 ; Nadine Gottschalk, MD 2 ; Ellen B. Mendelson,... Read more

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Screening – Approaches to Reduce Reading Time

Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine,... Read more

Titanium Contrast-Enhanced Mammography (TiCEM): Mammography Becomes a Functional Technique

Arlette Elizalde, MD and Luis J. Pina Insausti, MD, PhD Clínica Universidad... Read more

Hybrid Learning

The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr Sunita Dube

Healthcare Warriors of India

In India, the challenges of COVID-19 are exacerbated by the density...

 Rui Pedro Almeida

Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield

The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Ethics as Superpower - Primum Non Nocere Against All Pandemic Odds

Use Case COVID-19-ICU Bethany Hospital Germany Medicine is an activity...

 Don Sweete

The Global Effort to Manage COVID-19 Through Collaboration and Clinical Terminology

Management of patient information and information standards regarding sharing,...

Dr. Serene Ho

The Future of Critical Care: The Human Capital

This article will focus on the non-clinical, human aspects of critical...

Assoc. Prof. Wai Tat Wong

Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training

This article highlights the key current challenges of intensive care...

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