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James S. Krinsley, MD, FCCM, FCCP is Director of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Columbia University. What are your key areas of interest and research?  Glucose control in the critically ill. What are the major challenges in your field?  Once an outstanding result has been achieved in the ICU, to ensure that the... Read more

Renowned cardiologist and Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute Eric Topol believes that the future of medicine will include doctors making appointments with patients.  There was a time in healthcare when patients were dependent on doctors for medical tests. However, Dr. Topol believes that the future will not be so. Instead, patients... Read more

1. What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment? Patient care and safety. Ever since the beginning of my career in the Medical Imaging field, I have been obsessed by the risks incurred by patients who are treated with the latest technologies. As a physician and a professional in the healthcare sector, I’m very concerned about the patient’s... Read more

Bringing Benefits To the Patient and the Care ProviderKeeping up with the rapid pace of change in today’s connected world requires ongoing innovation and improvement. This is especially true in the highly technical world of interventional cardiology, where physicians are increasingly using cutting-edge technologies to perform minimally invasive procedures... Read more

Dr. Peter M. Fleischut is the Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) in New York city, a facility that is a leader in healthcare innovation. In 2014, NYP launched the Innovation Centre in order to pool impactful ideas and then realise them with a focus on providing IT support to patients and staff. Since its origin, the Innovation Centre... Read more

LetDoctorsBeDoctors.com is a forum for healthcare professionals that allows them to communicate their vision for the future of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). (Watch video at end of article)The objective is for healthcare professionals to share their frustrations and concerns about EHR as well as make recommendations. It is believed that by taking... Read more

John J. Marini is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota in the United States and Director of physiological and translational research, Regions Hospital, St. Pauls, Minnesota. Dr. Marini is a valued  member of the ICU Management Editorial Board.  What are your key areas of interest and research?Applied physiology of respiratory failure... Read more

Dr. Tsuyuki is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and the Director of the Epidemiology Coordinating and Research (EPICORE) Centre (a health research coordinating centre) at the University of Alberta. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research/assignment?My area of interest is translating research evidence in cardiovascular disease into... Read more

Note: Prof. Graif died on 31 March 2016. Prof. Moshe Graif is Chairman, Department of Medical Imaging, The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel. He is Professor of Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.1. What are your key areas of interest and research?Clinical areas: Ultrasound and MRI with research into peripheral... Read more

Dr. David Wilson is a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist, and President of the British Institute of Radiology 2014-2016. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research? Occult fractures and outcome in acute ankle injuries. When someone sprains their ankle, if a fracture is suspected they are x-rayed and treated. If there is no fracture, patients... Read more

The possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through image guided therapy are practically endless. At the moment, we perceive image guided therapy as an enabling diagnostic technology for minimally invasive therapy. But its capabilities won’t end there; there will be smarter therapeutic devices that not only guide treatment through... Read more

Professor Elias N. Brountzos took up office as the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) President at the 2015 annual scientific meeting in Lisbon, 26-30 September, when the Society celebrated its 30th anniversary.What are your key areas of interest and research?Much of my work has focused on peripheral vascular disease,... Read more

Dr Geneviève Derumeaux is a Professor and Head of the Department of Echocardiography, Louis Pradel University Hospital, Lyon, France, She pioneered Tissue Doppler Imaging and it is her goal to create a Subspeciality of Noninvasive ImagingWhat are your key areas of interest and research?I began as a cardiologist and have been pioneering the assessment... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of interest and research, is helping to drive the future evolution of electronic health records (EHRs) to be a rich, holistic and smart information resource to all of the players involved in health care and research. EHRs need to underpin intelligent use of health data to support patients... Read more

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University and the Chief Research Scientist at the San Diego State University Heart Institute. Dr. Sussman was recently selected by the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Science division to receive this year's Distinguished Achievement Award.Dr. Sussman currently serves on... Read more

Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President of the Society of Breast Imaging. Prof. Rebner is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Molecular Imaging, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan and Director, Division of Breast Imaging, Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak Campus.  1. What are your key areas of interest... Read more

Dr. Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCP (C), FACC is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Director of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function and holder of the Ted Rogers and Family Chair in Heart Function. She is Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Ross is a world-leading heart... Read more

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of the Board (2015-16) of EuHPN -  European Health Property Network, in which she represents SIAIS, the Italian society of Architecture and Engineering in Health.  EuHPN (www.euhpn.eu) is a foundation based in The Netherlands, created in 2000 by representatives of Health Ministries... Read more

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian Critical Care Society. He is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Chair/Chief of Critical Care Western, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University and Medical Director of Critical Care at London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario.1. What are your key... Read more

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The Journal. He became President of the European Society of Radiology in 2015. Prof. Donoso is Director of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Spain and Executive Director, UDIAT Centre of Diagnosis of Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí.    1. What are your key areas of... Read more

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