From Our Journals

 Eric De Roodenbeke

Hospitals: Facing Austerity and Ageing

Global Challenges The major challenges faced by healthcare today are a...

Prof. Antonio Artigas

35 Years of ISICEM

Prof. Antonio Artigas Director, Critical Care Centre, Sabadell Hospital,...

Dr. Sara Romero

Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian breast...

Dr. Sungwon Na

Critical Care Medicine in Korea

The Past, The Present and the FutureHistory of Critical Care in Korea and...

 Gianluca D

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started With Twitter

The growth of social media for medical CPD has been astronomical over recent...

Cardiology
Dr. Vivek Reddy

Leadless Pacemaker Study Assesses Safety and Efficacy

A leadless cardiac pacemaker showed “good safety and reliable function” during the initial six months of follow-up in the LEADLESS... Read more

ESC

CPR for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest to be conducted for 35 Minutes

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest should be conducted for at least 35 minutes, according... Read more

ESC Poster

Better Outcomes with ESC Guideline Adherent Antithrombotic Management

Patients with atrial fibrillation who receive antithrombotic management according to ESC guidelines have better outcomes than... Read more

Healthcare IT
using innovative data analytics to improve care

Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes... Read more

research data on mhealth technology needed

mHealth No Support for Hearts

The American Heart Association has issued a report highlighting the need for more evaluative studies on the effectiveness of mobile... Read more

web-based, patient-centred toolkit

Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
microscopy image of 4 subcellular targets

New Way to Image Single Molecules in ‘True Colour’

A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) team has invented a new technology to image single molecules with unprecedented... Read more

scan showing a blood clot in a rat (cropped image)

PET Method Scans Whole Body for a Blood Clot

A new imaging method — so far tested in rats — may someday enable clinicians to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot,... Read more

small MBI-occult invasive ductal carcinoma

MBI: Cost-Effective Secondary Breast Screening Method

A Mayo Clinic study shows that molecular breast imaging (MBI) for women with dense breast tissue resulted in a lower cost per... Read more

Management and Administration
Patient-Doctor Visit

Teaching Doctors Empathy

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription... Read more

Soundproofing hospital rooms for better care

Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys... Read more

Harbor-UCLA

Car Production Models Used in Hospital Management

Public hospitals like Harbor-UCLA have adapted Toyota's production system to healthcare and are changing their longstanding practices... Read more

ICU and Emergency
an illustration of information theory applied to two variables

Using Information Theory to Detect Redundancy in Lab Tests

A new study in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making describes how information theory can be used to quantify the amounts... Read more

false colour light micrograph of C. difficile

C. diff Colonisation and Risk for Subsequent Infections

According to Johns Hopkins researchers, patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) for Clostridium difficile infection... Read more

ICU Bedside Diagnosis

Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

According to a review published online on 4 August in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, little or scarce data on the... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Dr. Geneviève A. Derumeaux, Chairperson ESC Congress 2014-2016

Dr Geneviève Derumeaux is a Professor and Head of the Department of... Read more

Zoom On: Lluis Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The... Read more

Zoom On: Claudio Martin, President, Canadian Critical Care Society

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian... 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

Zoom On: Dipak Kalra, President-The EuroRec Institute & Clinical Professor-Health Informatics, UCL

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mark Sussman, San Diego State University Heart Research Institute

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

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

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more