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More Errors with EHR over Paper Records

A Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) study has found that doctors make more errors in Electronic Health Record (EHR)... Read more

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Population Health: Cutting Admissions and Readmissions

Health Affairs has reported that population health programmes set up to reduce hospital admissions may also cut readmissions. Following a study... Read more

Cloud Computing for First Responders

The ability to process huge quantities of visual electronic data rapidly and efficiently following man-made and natural disasters could spell... Read more

Clinton’s Healthcare IT Agenda: Ambitious or Unrealistic?

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton's recently released technology agenda has honed in on boosting opportunities for... Read more

EHR Leading Physicians to Burnout, Low Job Satisfaction

The expansion of the electronic environment in healthcare is coming at a cost. According to a national study of physicians led by Mayo... 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

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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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Dr. Jonathan Gatward

Standardised, Hospital-Wide Airway Trolleys

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Patient safety culture

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Dr. Jürgen Fortin

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European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of...

 Allison Gonzalez

Making the case for social work practice in the care of critically ill ICU patients

The role of the ICU social worker End-of-life issues occur frequently...

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