Communicationn

Negative patient-doctor communication could worsen symptoms

Doctors who unintentionally communicate to patients that they do not believe or understand them could actually make their symptoms worse, a...

Communication

Communication is key to Emergency Department success

The high-risk, rapidly changing nature of hospital Emergency Departments creates an environment where stress levels and staff burnout rates...

ICU

Patients on ventilators often able to communicate

A new study reveals that more than half of patients in intensive care units (ICU) using ventilators to help them breathe could benefit from...

Twitter

Twitter can predict rates of coronary heart disease

Twitter has broken news stories, launched and ended careers, started social movements and toppled governments, all by being an easy, direct...

Product of the month

Hitachi powerfully expands Oasis 1.2T MRI

Hitachi has double-down its bet on the advantages of open-platform MRI by introducing a new generation of the Oasis 1.2T scanner at RSNA...

Technology

ProMRI Technology allows 3T scanning

Cardiovascular technology specialist Biotronik has launched a new series of single and dual chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators...

Oncology

Deepening knowledge of the cancer genome

The term ‘cancer’ describes more than 200 different diseases and every single one needs to be clearly understood and requires, ideally,...

Digital pathology

Biopsy results

Gideon Ho, CEO and co-founder of Singapore-based HistoIndex is confident: ‘After a biopsy a patient waits in a hospital bed, but now,...