Healthcare IT

'Time saving' EHR copy-pasting must stop

Not a few physicians have raised complaints about the "burden" of EHR documentation. It comes as no surprise that copy and paste in electronic... Read more

Data management: the year ahead

For 2018 privacy and security will continue to be priority areas when it comes to health data management. Moreover, informatics, data analytics,... Read more

How will HIT play out in 2018?

According to experts, some of the healthcare technology trends that grabbed the spotlight in the past year are likely to maintain their momentum... Read more

Nokia Blockchain trial for secure health data bid

Communications giant Nokia, in collaboration with OP Financial Group, has started a blockchain pilot to explore new opportunities in the rising... Read more

Google AI precision medicine tool open source

Google has made available to the open source community its new deep-learning based technology that will be useful in broadening our knowledge... Read more

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The medical robotics market is expected to grow to $20 billion by the end of 2023. Rehabilitative and surgery robotics have gained an immense popularity in the recent few years. On the other hand, there are companies that have successfully managed to bring robotics to medication and pharma management, bring paralysed patients to walk again with the... Read more

Prof. Maged N. Kamel Boulos introduces his Keynote talk at the 4th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare, Angers, France, October 24, 2017.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is made of sensors and other components that connect our version of the world made of atoms (i.e., us humans, our devices, vehicles, roads, buildings, plants, animals,... Read more

Gradually, computerised health data is being implemented in hospitals or in doctor communities.   Computerisation radically changes accessibility moving away from the comfort zone linked to paper and creating a new space for information systems.   It thus reaches a New World literally and figuratively. One could compare the data ‘revolution’ to 1492... 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.” In this... 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’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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