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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

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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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HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According to its biennial... Read more

Patient Safety at Risk: Poor IT Security

Until now and 2021, the total market for cybersecurity technology implemented by U.S. hospitals will expand at a compound annual growth rate... Read more

No More Ransom

Recover Data with No Ransom: New Initiative

The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch the initiative No More Ransom (www.nomoreransom.org).... 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 this month, 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 and next... 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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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

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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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 Danielle Bear

Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness

This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and...

 Jesús Redrado

COVID-19 Challenges of IT Team

After a state of emergency was declared in Spain in mid-March, an IT...

 Donna Plecha

Shear Wave Elastography in Breast Imaging: Providing Benefit to Clinicians and Patients

Shear wave elastography (SWE) has become widely accepted in clinical practice...

 Dennis Begos

If It’s Good for Calcium Why Not Magnesium? Reasons to Measure iMg in the ICU

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

Prof. Dr. Fred van Eenennaam

Digital Transformation for More Effective Healthcare: Inspiring VBHC Initiatives

Summary: By combining digital transformation with the core VBHC initiatives,...

 Lucie Robson

Global medical device security testing labs launched

A new initiative that will improve medical device security and facilitate...

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