Decision Support

Evaluating AI-Supported CDS Systems with Real-World Evidence

A new analysis from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy details the data elements that real-world data (RWD) sources need... Read more

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

Women's Health

NICE Endorses Magnetic Marker Liquid Probe for Breast Cancer Metastasis

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) now endorses the use of Magtrace and Sentimag magnetic marker... Read more

AI Catches What Radiologists Miss on Breast Screening

AI Catches What Radiologists Miss on Breast Screening

A large German study found that AI can accurately detect and localise breast cancers on screening exams missed by radiologists,... Read more

Flatiron Data Supports Using Palbociclib Plus an Aromatase Inhibitor for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Flatiron Data Supports Using Palbociclib Plus an Aromatase Inhibitor for Metastatic Breast Cancer

This Pfizer-sponsored study used de-identified data derived from the Flatiron Health Analytic Database in a retrospective observational... 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

sepsis

Trends in Antimicrobial Prescribing During Hospitalisation for Sepsis

There have been concerns that the emphasis on rapid administration of antimicrobials for sepsis may result in an increase in... Read more

Serial Measurement of Pancreatic Stone Protein for Detection of Sepsis

Sepsis continues to be a challenging health problem associated with high morbidity and mortality. Approximately 48.9 million... Read more

Intravenous Vitamin C in ICU Patients with Sepsis

Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. Sepsis contributes to between... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Continuity of Care Between GPs and Patients Improves Patient Outcomes

Research shows that continuity of care between GPs and patients can lead to better outcomes, particularly in the elderly, as... Read more

Omicron Has Half the Risk of Long COVID Compared to Delta

New research shows that the Omicron variant is less likely to cause Long-COVID compared to the Delta variant. The findings are... Read more

FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Under Five

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency use authorisation to the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for... Read more

ICU and Emergency

Clinical Outcomes With and Without Direct Discharge Home

ICUs are an important part of an acute care system and provide life-sustaining treatment to critically ill patients. The level... Read more

Sleep Assessment in Critically Ill Adults

Sleep in adult patients in the ICU is severely disturbed and typically short, light and fragmented. In addition, interventions... Read more

Impact of Health Information Technology in Acute Care Settings

Critically ill patients admitted to inpatient facilities are often at risk of acute physiologic deterioration. This deterioration... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

#ECR2022: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Radiology

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in January... Read more

#ECR2022: Listen to Your Patients

In an interesting session at the European Congress of Radiology this week, the speakers highlighted the importance of listening... Read more

#ECR2022: CT vs Invasive Coronary Angiography in Stable Chest Pain

At the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna this week, Marc Dewey, Professor of Radiology, Pál Maurovich-Horvat, Professor... Read more

Healthcare IT

Are We Ready for AI-Ethical Decision Making?

As technology continues to evolve, the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in decision-making processes continues to grow. Today,... Read more

EIT Health Catapult 2022 Names Health Start-Up Winners

The EIT Health Catapult 2022 competition winners, selected from 9 finalists, are digital health start-up, Ebenbuild; medtech... Read more

EIT Health Summit: From Healthcare Digitisation to Retail-isation

EIT Health Summit: From Healthcare Digitisation to Retail-isation

Lucien Engelen, founder and CEO Transform.Health, gave his vision of healthcare over the next seven years in EIT Health Summit... Read more

Cardiology

Speech Analysis App Predicts Worsening Heart Failure

A voice analysis app used by heart failure patients at home recognises fluid in the lungs three weeks before an unplanned hospitalisation... Read more

Air Pollution Linked to Arrhythmias

Life-threatening arrhythmias are more common on days with highly polluted air, according to research presented at Heart Failure... Read more

Everyone Fibs About How Much They Eat

According to University of Essex researchers, most people eat the equivalent of three extra McDonald's cheeseburgers a day than... Read more

Latest Journals

Blog

Is Nursing Without a Mask Strange?

Before I go on my annual leave, I thought I'd drop a line. Last... Read more

The Hologic SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System – Uses and Benefits

Dr Amy Patel, Breast Radiologist and Medical Director, Breast Care Center,... Read more

3 Software Solutions to Reinvent Processes in Healthcare

The concept of digital healthcare puts patients, their personal needs... 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

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

Thales’s End-to-End Comprehensive Offer for Connected Radiology

As in many sectors, the COVID crisis has substantially changed the... Read more

Pancreatic Stone Protein (PSP) Sepsis Test on the Abioscope® Point-Of-Care Platform

1. Sepsis: the Need for Speed Sepsis is a life-threatening form of... Read more

Image Interpretation Principles of 3D Automated Breast Ultrasound – A Case Based Introduction

Ingolf Karst, MD, PhD, MA 1 ; Nadine Gottschalk, MD 2 ; Ellen B. Mendelson,... Read more

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Screening – Approaches to Reduce Reading Time

Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine,... Read more

Titanium Contrast-Enhanced Mammography (TiCEM): Mammography Becomes a Functional Technique

Arlette Elizalde, MD and Luis J. Pina Insausti, MD, PhD Clínica Universidad... Read more

Hybrid Learning

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

From Our Journals

 Ruth Endacott

Social Media: Blessing or Curse?

Social Media in the “Real” World Social media is all around us, and enables...

Prof. Michael West

Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

 Sophia Arabadjis

Get Data on Board: Incorporating Health Information Technology in Care Delivery

Summary: How can healthcare practitioners at all levels contribute for...

Dr Hatem Ksouri

Intensive Care in the Coronavirus Era: Keep in Mind Your Collective Intelligence

Above and beyond the logistical and organisational aspects, shaken...

 Reed Smith

Social media: getting it right in the marketing plan

Leveraging digital resources is the key to successful marketing Reed...

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

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