All White Papers and Case Studies

Executive Health Management

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

2021 08 Oct

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex and personalized. More and more patient characteristics and disease specific data – clinical history, comorbidities, imaging, laboratory data, genomics/ proteomics, lifestyle factors, pathology results – have to be factored in when deciding on diagnostic measures and care pathways.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

2021 03 Aug

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships that Siemens Healthineers forges with customers in order to optimize operations, expand capabilities, and advance innovation within healthcare enterprises. One of the areas where optimization can transform care delivery and improve patient experience is in the holistic management... Read more

Executive Health Management

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

2021 03 Aug

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design. Executive Summary Transforming care delivery through facility design and planning Healthcare environments continue to evolve, with new pressures from patients, staff, and payers driving care providers to be more people-centered and value-driven. Meeting the challenges... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Value of Digital Twin Technology

2021 03 Aug

Transforming care delivery in a single department or an entire healthcare enterprise. Executive Summary  Digital twin technology has proven its value in manufacturing, where use of connected technology to monitor performance, model processes, and optimize efficiency is already a mainstay of “Industry 4.0”. The link between the physical and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Holistic Decision-Making in a Digital World

2021 27 May

Smart data integration and decision support along the patient pathway In today’s digitalized healthcare environment, informed medical decision-making increasingly depends on the smart integration of data. However, there are many barriers and challenges along the patient pathway. Complex decisions may fail because data is inaccessible or too extensive... Read more

IMAGING Management

3DQuorum™ Imaging Technology

2021 25 Feb

Improving radiologist performance through Artificial Intelligence and SmartSlices Brad Keller, Ph.D, Director, Clinical Research Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D, Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health, Hologic. Inc.... Read more

IMAGING Management

Genius AI™ Detection for Breast Tomosynthesis

2021 24 Feb

Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning AI applications. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Brad Keller, Ph.D., Director, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health,... Read more

ICU Management

Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

2021 11 Feb

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

2021 02 Feb

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments are facing another surge in demand, explains Dr James Diss, Radiology Registrar at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) NHS Trust in the UK. And technology will be vital in helping them continue to provide high-quality care. With only one COVID-19 patient in ICU following... Read more

Executive Health Management

Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Accelerate The Reporting Process With RIS

2020 08 Dec

Highly Efficient Workflow Solution in the protestant Hospital Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany Velocity and high report and process quality at the same time, that is the aspiration of Professor Nolte-Ernsting, chief physician at the clinic for diagnostic and interventional radiology in the protestant Hospital Muelheim an der Ruhr. Only with the correct... Read more

IMAGING Management

RIS Investment Boosts Diagnosis And Treatment Flows At Bahrain University Hospital

2020 08 Dec

At a time when healthcare providers worldwide are under increasing pressure to deliver faster diagnosis and treatment, the value of an integrated radiology system capable of collecting and managing data from a range of complex and mission-critical machines has never been greater. One leading Gulf institution – King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain... Read more

IMAGING Management

Optimal Connection Improves Care And Referrer Retention

2020 08 Dec

Report transmission upon report release? Dr. Roland Scheck and his colleagues from the Radiology Oberland in Southern Germany offer this excellent service to their referrers and patients. Via the portal4med REFERRER PORTAL of the RIS provider medavis from Karlsruhe, Dr. Scheck and 14 other radiologists exchange reports and images independent... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cross-Regional Medical Network Facilitates Patient Access to Diagnosis, Treatment Procedures

2020 30 Nov

As early as in 1959, the Clinic Dr. Hancken, which was founded 10 years before, concluded its first cooperation contract with the municipal clinic in Stade, Germany. Now in its third generation, the clinic closely combines outpatient with inpatient treatment, a trend-setting concept in healthcare today. According to their needs, patients are treated... Read more

IMAGING Management

The Benefits Of Improved Workflow And System Stability In Radiology

2020 24 Nov

Faced with the challenge of streamlining the workflow, managing documentation, and accounting within a single system and ensuring system stability, Merian Iselin Clinic in Basel, Switzerland, opted for the Radiology Information System (RIS) from  medavis . Only to find that the medavis solution actually had a lot more to offer.   The Merian Iselin... Read more

IMAGING Management

Netcare Pholoso Hospital’s Radiology in Polokwane, South Africa, Counts on medavis RIS

2020 16 Nov

At Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane, the radiology department has based its delivery model on the medavis RIS, making a strong statement about the hospital’s strategy of combining cutting edge medical technology with skilled and experienced specialists to provide exceptional care for patients and their families.  Overall-access to images... Read more

ICU Management

Intensive Care Ventilators - A Primary Option For Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients In The ICU

2020 06 Nov

Summary &   recommendations regarding ventilators   Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Radiologists' Work And Processes Have Become More Efficient

2020 05 Nov

The hospital in Uster, Switzerland, had to replace its radiology information system and has opted for Medavis RIS.  Without a Radiology Information System (RIS), it is difficult to work effectively in radiology today. All the more annoying, if the highly individualized product is no longer maintained by the provider and is not developed further... Read more

ICU Management

Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

2020 28 Jul

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality for a high-risk, critical care patient population with advanced AKI. While there are still no clear guidelines regarding the timing of initiation and termination of RRT, there is a growing body of evidence supporting the importance of urine monitoring and the clinical significance... Read more

ICU Management

The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more