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EHRs

Doctors Pinpoint EHR Frustrations

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has highlighted the features of EHRs that frustrate doctors so much. It... Read more

Olympics

Rio Olympics: First Interoperable EHR Implementation

The Rio Olympics were something of a landmark for EHR implementation with sponsor GE Healthcare providing a fully interoperable system amongst... Read more

Telehealth

$6 million to Improve Rural Healthcare Telehealth

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $6 million to telehealth projects in rural communities to improve access... Read more

Infosecinstitute

Cyberhygiene Best Remedy Against Healthcare Hacking

There are two simple preventive measures that a public or private enterprise must put into place to stop cybercriminals says Europol; practice... Read more

Patient

Continuous Monitoring Saves $15 billion?

Tools that provide continuous monitoring have the potential to save hospitals $20,000 per bed annually, a report says. Researchers from Harvard... Read more

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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 May 2021, I have invited Mr Giorgio Cangioli to co-author a brief article on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR), as hospitals and their interconnections are a critical asset... Read more

It’s time to address the Amazon in the room Anyone who has been to the future can predict what Amazon will do next. However, to the skilled observer, all the pieces are laid out—the elements are on the table. It will simply be a connect-the-dots moment to realise the big bang that we are about to experience. For the last 25 years,... Read more

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 April 2021, I have invited João Santinha to co-author a brief article on ‘AI, Medical Liability, in a "Moving" Image’. We dive into the December 2020 topic and focus on the medical liability... 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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Dr. Job van der Heijden

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

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Prof. Claudio Ronco

From multiple organ support therapy to extracorporeal organ support in critically ill patients

The complex nature of the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) requires

 Gianluca D'Agosta

Technology Supports Patients at Home

The European Union is not alone in facing unprecedented demographic changes...

Dr Fernando Chaves

COVID-19 Antibody Testing – Why it Matters and Factors to Consider

As we move into the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will...

 Dennis Begos

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An overview of the importance of getting magnesium levels right in...

Prof. Élie Azoulay

Caring for critically ill immunocompromised patients

We can do better! Élie Azoulay, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine...

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