Decision Support

CDS Improves Cardiovascular Health in Patients with Mental Health Disorders

In a study appearing in JAMA Network Open , researchers found that primary care clinicians can significantly lower cardiovascular... Read more

Clinical Decision Support Improve Pneumonia Outcomes

A study published in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  found that using a clinical decision support (CDS)... Read more

Siemens Healthineers at HIMSS 2022

Siemens Healthineers at HIMSS 2022

Siemens Healthineers will participate at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference - HIMSS 2022... Read more

Women's Health
ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

ASCO’s Clinical Practice Guideline Now Supports Extended Endocrine Therapy with Breast Cancer Index™

Hologic, Inc.announced today that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has published an update which expands the... Read more

AI in Population Breast Screening Cuts Radiologist Workload by 63%

Danish and Dutch researchers recently demonstrated that using artificial intelligence (AI) as an aid in population-based breast... Read more

Talk. Test. Treat. STDs are Preventable, Treatable, and Mostly Curable

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Week is observed in the U.S. yearly during the second whole week of April. The U.S.... Read more

Enterprise Imaging

PACS Tool Monitors Learning Opportunities and Callbacks

According to a recent study published in  Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology , researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital... Read more

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Join Agfa HealthCare at RSNA 2021 – Redefining Radiology

Agfa HealthCare will be participating at RSNA 2021, November 28th-December 2nd in Chicago, IL, USA.   Agfa HealthCare is committed... Read more

Enterprise Imaging and PACS Systems Trends

Radiology enterprise imaging platforms and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) have evolved to facilitate workflows. Specifically,... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Vaccines Provide Everyone a Chance to Live a Fulfilling Life

The World Health Organization (WHO) will focus on the theme of ‘Long Life for All’ for World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2022.... Read more

ECRI Opens New Global Headquarters Near Philadelphia

ECRI Opens New Global Headquarters Near Philadelphia

Founded over 50 years ago, ECRI (Plymouth Meeting, PA USA) is a global, independent authority on healthcare technology and safety.... Read more

Many U.S. Hospitals Unhappy with the CMS Price Transparency Regulation

Many U.S. Hospitals Unhappy with the CMS Price Transparency Regulation

Global research firm KLAS (Salt Lake City, UT USA) recently released a report on U.S. hospital perceptions of price transparency... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Less is More in Delirium

Critical care physicians often use ineffective treatments that lack evidence-based data. This is especially true for delirium.... Read more

Clinical Subtypes in Sepsis Survivors

The risk of late mortality in sepsis survivors can persist for years with high readmission rates and poor quality of life. However,... Read more

Effect of Prone Position C-ARDS

COVID-19 has resulted in the death of over 4 million people worldwide. In severe cases of COVID-19, acute respiratory infection... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Will Buy Affidea

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert Will Buy Affidea

Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) announced on 19 April that it will acquire a majority stake in Affidea... Read more

U.S. FDA Warns Not to Use AI-Imaging Stroke Triage Software for Diagnosis

U.S. FDA Warns Not to Diagnose Using Stroke Triage Software

On 11 April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned healthcare providers that radiological computer-aided triage... Read more

Brain Imaging is Overused to Diagnose Dizziness

University of Minnesota researchers (Minneapolis, MN, USA) recently compared neuroimaging use for patients with dizziness in... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patients Want Video Radiology Reports

Patients Want Video Radiology Reports

According a study recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology , adding video into radiology reports improves patient... Read more

Survey Shows U.S. Telehealth Use Will Outlast COVID-19

Survey Shows U.S. Telehealth Use Will Outlast COVID-19

Pharmacy benefit manager and healthcare provider, Optum (Eden Prairie, MN, USA), recently released a report on U.S. healthcare... Read more

Cybersecurity Risks Arising from Healthcare Employees

Cybersecurity Risks Arising from Healthcare Employees

Cybersecurity company, Mobile Mentor, and the advisory firm, Center for Generational Kinetics (CGK), found that workers in the... Read more

Cardiology

Single-Cell RNA Sequencing and Acute Coronary Syndrome

A research group from Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of... Read more

Women Less Likely to Return to Work After Stroke

According to new research, about one third of people who had a large vessel (severe)  ischaemic stroke , treated with mechanical... Read more

Mental Health and Policy Stringency During COVID-19

According to two new studies that have reviewed data from 15 countries, pandemic policy measures aimed at controlling rather... Read more

Blog

How to Find the Right IT Partner for Your Telemedicine Solution

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformati Read more

Connecting Healthcare Providers with Patients

Traditionally, the use of healthcare services begins with an in-person... Read more

Diagnosing Non-Convulsive Seizures in the ICU: Tackling the Top Challenges

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses... Read more

Patient Safety in Endoscopy – The Podcast

Increasing collaboration between health care providers and... Read more

Digital Healthcare Focus: European Hospitals on Fire (FHIR) EMH-onFHIR

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies,... Read more

How Efficiency Gains in the Pathology Department may Impact the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as... Read more

Top Telemedicine Platforms: Features and Services

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines telemedicine  as the... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Hybrid Learning

The next step in transforming medical education What drives the change... Read more

Abionic's Unique Sepsis Detection Solution

Based in Switzerland, Abionic is an in vitro diagnostic company, uniquely... Read more

Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests

Background  Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprec Read more

Clinical Decision Support for Prostate Cancer Care

Executive Summary  Cancer care is becoming increasingly complex... Read more

Improving Medical Technology Management Through Value Partnerships

Executive Summary  Value Partnerships™ are the enduring relationships... Read more

How to Create the Healing Environment of the Future

The human-centered approach to healthcare facility planning and design.... Read more

From Our Journals

Dr. Donald Voltz

Does Technology Gap Cause Medical Errors?

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an information...

Dr Matthias Hilty

Microtools to Identify and Resuscitate Microcirculatory Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients

An overview of real-time digital assessment of microcirculation and...

 ECRI Institute

Medical Device Cybersecurity

WHEN WILL YOUR PACEMAKER BE HACKED ? In 2013, the Washington Post...

Dr. María Jesús Díaz Candamio

Diagnostic Imaging in the Age of COVID-19

In a disease surrounded by unknowns, patients’ imaging is shedding a...

Dr. Caleb Fisher

Frailty in the Critically Ill Patient

This review explores current definitions of frailty, methods available...

 Achim Escher

Business Intelligence in Hospital Management

Challenges and Opportunities Using the Example of a Radiology Department...

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