From Our Journals

Prof. Dr. Weishaupt, Dominik

Implementing Dose Monitoring Software in a Radiology Department

Meeting the ChallengesPrecursors of quality management, quality control...

Prof. Flaatten, Hans Kristian

Benchmarking: Lessons Learnt

Benchmarking —comparing your own results with those of others—has the potential...

Dr. Miglioretti, Diana

Mammographic Screening for Women with Dense Breasts, Prof. Diana Miglioretti

As breast density legislation is introduced in more and more states of...

 Coronado, Dran

Singapore: Focus on Eldercare

Singapore’s transformation from a low-income country to a rich, develo...

Prof. Frija, Guy

Quality and Safety in Radiology: A Symbiotic Relationship

Political Background Safety and quality have been highlighted by the E...

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

Radiology and Imaging
Phillip Boiselle, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

RSNA15: Subsolid Lung Nodules Pose Greater Cancer Risk to Women than Men

A certain type of lung nodule visible on lung cancer screening CT exams is associated with a higher risk of lung cancer for women... Read more

MRI exam to measure brain activity

RSNA15: Smell of Food Activates Impulse Area in Brain

An imaging study shows that the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder... Read more

carotid artery disease

RSNA15: 3D MRI Shows Early Signs of Stroke Risk in Diabetic Patients

People with diabetes have a significantly increased risk of strokes with worse outcomes than the non-diabetic population. New... Read more

Management and Administration

Improving Patient Safety by Cutting Misdiagnosis

According to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical... Read more

C. Difficile

C. Diff Infection Needs Concerted Action

According to an article published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical... Read more


MEDICA is the world's largest event for the medical sector and is organised every year in November in Düsseldorf, Germany. This... Read more


Small, Local Cardiac Rehab Centres Equally Effective

According to new research from the University of York, smaller and more localised cardiac rehabilitation (CR) centres are as effective... Read more

Patient Selection for PCI

Appropriate Patient Selection for Heart Procedures

New findings from Yale School of Medicine suggest that the decline in the number of patients undergoing unnecessary percutaneous... Read more

Heart Disease

Heart Disease, Stroke Invisible to Most Women

Heart disease and stroke continue to be the number one killer of women in the U.S. One in three women die from heart disease and... Read more

Healthcare IT
big data in healthcare

Big Data Cuts Readmissions

Use of big data has helped University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the second largest integrated payer-provider network... Read more

Heartbuds may someday replace the iconic stethoscope

Health Exams Alter With New Device

A new smartphone-based device known as HeartBuds is just as effective as traditional stethoscopes and better than a disposable... Read more

dirty endescopes top 2016 technology hazards list

Top 10 List of Health Tech Hazards

Infections from flexible endoscopes, missed alarms, and opioid-related deaths are the top health technology hazards that hospitals... Read more

ICU and Emergency
copper vs. respiratory viruses

Copper Can Prevent Respiratory Virus Spread

Copper can effectively help to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, which are linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome... Read more

MyICU app

MyICU App Introduced

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in Boston, USA, has launched a new app, MyICU, that serves as a communication tool... Read more

ICU delirium - a serious yet understudied issue

Study: Patients' Experiences of Delirium

Up to 90 percent of patients in the intensive care unit experience delirium and this can have a profound and lasting impact on... Read more


Dr. Peter M. Fleischut, Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian

Dr. Peter M. Fleischut is the Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian... Read more

Let Doctors Be Doctors. It's About Time. is a forum for healthcare professionals that allows... Read more

Zoom On: John Marini, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

John J. Marini is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota... Read more

Zoom On: Dr Ross Tsuyuki, University of Alberta

Dr. Tsuyuki is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and the Director... Read more

Zoom On: Moshe Graif, Honorary President, Israel Radiological Association

Prof. Moshe Graif is Chairman, Department of Medical Imaging, The Tel Aviv... Read more

Zoom On: Simona Agger Ganassi, Chairman, EuHPN - European Health Property Network

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: C. Diff report

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases,... Read more

High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of... Read more

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

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