From Our Journals

 Filip Deferme

Controlling Patient Workflow in a Radiology Department

For the purpose of protecting patient safety and upholding quality standards...

 Jane Smith

Improving The Provision Of A Compliance Aid Dispensing Service

North Bristol National Health Service (NHS) Trust (NBT) is the first Acute...

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

Prof. Rebecca Hardy

A Life Course Approach to Cardiovascular Ageing

Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is rare until middle age, it has...

Prof. James R. Stone

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Cardiology
Carbonated Drinks

Carbonated Drinks Linked with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Carbonated beverages are associated with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests of cardiac origin, according to results from the All-Japan... Read more

ESC Poster

Multiple Risk Factors Cancel Impact of Atrial Fibrillation on Ischaemic Stroke Risk

The impact of atrial fibrillation on ischaemic stroke risk in elderly patients is eliminated with multiple risk factors, according... Read more

Drinking Coffee

Coffee Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Young Adults with Mild Hypertension

Coffee drinking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events (mainly heart attacks) in young adults (18-45) with... Read more

Management and Administration
NHS - The Sunshine Rule

UK Follows US Transparency Model for Healthcare Savings

As of 2016, UK National Health Service (NHS) staff will be obliged to declare gifts or hospitality received from drug companies... Read more

McDonalds

Fast Food Ousted to Improve Hospital Staff Health

Starting September, the Cleveland Clinic has removed McDonalds from its cafeteria and has decided to focus on healthier food options... Read more

360-degree feedback is an effective tool

Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence... Read more

Healthcare IT
precision medicine: tailored treatments for patients

Tech to Play Key Role in Obama Precision Medicine

In his State of the Union Address this January, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) that was launched... Read more

methods for exchanging health data

eHealth and Paper Used for EHR Exchange

Electronic exchange of health information amongst healthcare providers has important implications for patient safety and care... Read more

cellphone movement can predict infectious-disease spread

Cellphone Data can Track Infectious Diseases

A new study published in PNAS demonstrates that mobile phone data could be a useful tool for understanding how infectious diseases... 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

ICU and Emergency
Swiss Hospital

Transparency Aim in Swiss ICU

New statistics have been released by the Federal Office of Public Health on intensive care in Swiss hospitals. The objective is... Read more

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

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