Healthcare IT
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

HCL System: Promising Diabetes Technology

HCL System: Promising Diabetes Technology

Hybrid closed-loop (HCL) systems are designed to improve glycaemic control in diabetes patients. HCL settings need to be optimised to... Read more

New Tool from Google Helps with Medical Visit Planning

New Tool from Google Helps with Medical Visit Planning

Google in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ( AHRQ ) is launching a pilot project aimed at helping citizens... 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

From Our Journals

 Dran Coronado

Award-winning cogen facility provides independent green hospital power

How a Boston hospital is tackling energy use and lowering costs  ...

 Dimis Michaelides

Cultivating Innovation Cultures in Healthcare

Summary: It should be the responsibility of leadership to promote...

Prof. Dr. Elmar Kotter

Radiology Education Goes Mobile: What's Changed?

Mobile devices are used by most students, residents and radiologists...

Prof. Peter Brindley

Communicating About Difficult Medical Decisions

The Most Dangerous Procedure in the Hospital? Communication is central...

Dr. Ricard Ferrer

Sepsis code implementation at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital: rapid diagnostics key to success

Implementation of a sepsis code, Código Sepsis, in October 2015 at the...

Dr. Theodoros Kyprianou

The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care

Section Editor Theodorus Kyprianou introduces the “Informatics and Technology

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