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Online Calculator for COVID-19 Mortality Risk

Online Calculator for COVID-19 Mortality Risk

A new addition to the COVID-19 Risk Tools suite by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, an online mortality calculator... Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System

COVID-19 Vaccines: Need for Global Tracking System

As the world's first COVID-19 mass vaccination programmes are underway in the UK, the U.S. and some other countries, a new paper (Vander... Read more

Digitally Listening to Sound of Lungs

Digitally Listening to Sound of Lungs

Two different devices aimed at improving the quality of a uscultation, the action of listening to sounds from the body, lungs in... Read more

Sociodemographic Differences in Virtual Care Adoption

Sociodemographic Differences in Virtual Care Adoption

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine, which helps curb the further spread of the virus. However, as shown... Read more

AI-Augmented Patient Care: Pros and Cons

AI-Augmented Patient Care: Pros and Cons

In healthcare, artificial intelligence (AI) has shown promise in both clinical and administrative applications. Increasing use of AI... Read more

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In this space I explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of January 2021, I look onto liability issues of artificial intelligence (AI) use in hospitals; next month we will explore why a ‘Societal Health’ perspective is key in the maturation and resilience... Read more

In this space I will explore monthly topics, from concepts to technologies, related to the necessary steps to build Digital Healthcare Systems. For the month of December 2020, I have invited Dr Paula Amorim to co-author this inaugural column. She will share her view on ‘the challenges and opportunities of integrating telerehabilitation in rehabilitation... Read more

Almost overnight businesses across the globe had to rethink their operations, as COVID-19 caused profound disruption; across communities, how we engage, the way we work, our healthcare systems, our economy…  The rapidly changing environment has been a catalyst for change as it transformed the global health community’s acceptance and use of... Read more

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IT Management

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

IT Management

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability?   Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.”... Read more

IT Management

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

2016 15 Nov

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds. DT Research and its partner, HPA supplied 49 Carts with DT592BU Medical-Cart Computers to Canterbury in June 2016. Canterbury uses Surginet (Cerner) for theatre & recovery eMR applications on their PC’s Source & Image Credit:  DT Research Read more

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 Claudette Irere

Transforming lives a drone delivery at a time

Rwanda leading the way with life-saving drone tech Rwanda shows...

 Adam Layland

Are rankings the best way to determine healthcare systems?

Uncovering the truth behind healthcare rankings. World healthcare...

 Joe Kiani

Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death...

Dr. Amir Abbas Mahabadi

Global COVID-19 Pandemic - Compelling Effects on Cardiovascular Medicine

Summary: Quarantining and public interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic...

 Lluis Blanch

Optimising patient-ventilator synchronisation

Dr. Lluís Blanch, Dr. Jean-Michel Arnal and Prof. Francesco Mojoli...

 Sotiria Moza

FrailSafe System: An Innovative Approach on Frailty

Summary: Frail older people are often burdened with a range of complex...

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