Search Tag: cost-effective

ICU Management

Sepsis - the challenges of science, politics and society

2016 10 Mar

German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina  founded in 1652, the Leopoldina brings together some 1,500 outstanding scientists from about 30 countries. It is dedicated to the advancement of science for the benefit of humankind and to shaping a better future. In its role as the German National Academy of Sciences, the Leopoldina represents the German... Read more

IMAGING Management

Combining Tomosynthesis and Mammography is Cost-Effective

2014 28 Oct

A new study has found that adding tomosynthesis to biennial digital mammography screening for women with dense breasts may improve breast cancer detection at a reasonable cost relative to biennial mammography screening alone. The incremental cost per quality-adjusted life year (QALY) gained by adding tomosynthesis to mammography screening was $53,893,... Read more

Lab Management

Lab-on-a-Chip Micropump For Improved Diagnosis

2014 27 Sep

Bioengineers and scientists at Pennsylvania State University have developed an acoustofluidic pump that is powered by a piezoelectric transducer. The pump utilises the acoustic streaming effects generated by the oscillation of tilted sharp-edged structures that are hundreds of micrometres in length and that are constructed onto the sidewall of a microfluidic... Read more