Loyola and Gottlieb Earn Top Nursing Ratings
According to a report released by non-profit hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, Loyola University Medical Center and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital... Read more
Academic Medical Centres at Risk of Becoming the Next Kodak
According to a commentary published in Academic Medicine, academic medical centres (AMCs) need to embrace the changing healthcare marketplace otherwise... Read more
6 Top Physician-Leadership Tips
At the recent Becker's Hospital Review 6th Annual Meeting in Chicago, the shortage of physician-leaders was in the spotlight. Bhagwan Satiani,... Read more
Medical Malpractice Nondisclosures - Fit for Purpose?
According to an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, most medical malpractice settlements include nondisclosure clauses but there is... Read more
The World Needs New Antibiotics
The problem of antibiotic resistance continues to be a threat to healthcare and yet, investment in the development of new antibiotics remains... Read more
Volume 22 - Issue 3, 2022
Hospitals-on-FHIR: Preparing Hospitals for European Health Data Space
Prof Henrique Martins, MD, MPhil, PhD - Editorial Board member - IT
Artificial Intelligence and Echocardiography: Are We Ready for Automation?
AI in Radiology: Realities, Challenges and Perspectives from a Tertiary Cardiac Centre in Greece
Learning From Each Other: An Artificial Intelligence Perspective in Healthcare
Volume 22 - Issue 4, 2022
Flipping Healthcare Through a Population Health Stack
Dr Eugene Fidelis Soh, MPH, MBBS - Editorial Board member - EXEC
Volume 22 - Issue 5, 2022
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
Volume 22 - Issue 6, 2022
Volume 23 - Issue 1, 2023
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Logistics Platform and Centralised Purchasing: Efficient Change in the Madrid Health Service
The COVID-19 pandemic, following the declaration by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March 2020, which elevated the health emergency to an international pandemic, and the rapid evolution of subsequent events on a national and international scale, required the adoption of immediate and effective measures to deal with this situation. ... Read more
What Student Nurses Have To Go Through During Their Training
My dear readers, It is time again for nursing thoughts from the island. Before I begin, I hope you all had a great start to 2023. May this year be in some way kinder to nurses, midwives, doctors, and healthcare professionals. But we shall see.... This month, I want to share my thoughts with you about my experiences, which I gathered with... Read more
How to Find New Pathways to Support the Healthcare Workforce Based on The Clinical/Technical Tie
In 1976, I became the first Vice President of Marketing for General Electric’s CT programme. This was of major importance to Jack Welch, my group executive. I started by talking to many luminary doctors interested in GE's approach to CT. The unanswered question was, "how do doctors decide between the manufacturers?” After several weeks of integrating... Read more
White Papers and Case Studies
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
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
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
From Our Journals
Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation
The Educational Challenge in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Historically,... Read more
Achieving zero avoidable patient deaths by 2020
The Patient Safety Foundation rounds up best practices at its annual... Read more
MRI Safety: Professionals, Practice, Credentialing
“The safe modality.” That’s what MRI is frequently referred to as. In a... Read more
How Far is the Future?
Summary: Endless noise about new technologies in healthcare has providers... Read more
Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?
The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing... Read more
HAMILTON-T1. Intelligent transport ventilation
The HAMILTON-T1 is the first transport ventilator that combines the functionality of a fully featured ICU ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This combination enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy to all...
HAMILTON-MR1. Intelligent ventilation from the ICU to MRI
The HAMILTON-MR1 has been especially developed for the MRI suite. The ICU ventilator combines reliability, compact size, and high performance with patient-adaptive modes that support advanced lung-protective strategies. It is the ideal choice for transporting...